FUT9

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FUT9

A gene on chromosome 6q16 that encodes an alpha-3-fucosyltransferase that catalyses the last step in Lewis antigen synthesis, adding  fucose to the precursor polysaccharide. FUT9 synthesises LeX oligosaccharide/CD15, which is expressed in organ buds during human embryogenesis.
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