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Term:
L-fucose metabolic process (GO:0042354)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
fucose biosynthetic process +  
fucose catabolic process +   
L-fucose metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving L-fucose, 6-deoxy-L-galactose, a sugar that occurs in fucans, a class of polysaccharides in seaweeds, especially Fucus species, and in the cell wall matrix of higher plants.

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Exact Synonyms: L-fucose metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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