IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-fuculose-phosphate aldolase

Reaction: L-fuculose 1-phosphate = glycerone phosphate + (S)-lactaldehyde

Other name(s): L-fuculose 1-phosphate aldolase; fuculose aldolase; L-fuculose-1-phosphate lactaldehyde-lyase

Systematic name: L-fuculose-1-phosphate lactaldehyde-lyase (glycerone-phosphate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-54-8


1. Ghalambor, M.A. and Heath, E.C. The biosynthesis of cell wall lipopolysaccharide in Escherichia coli. IV. Purification and properties of cytidine monophosphate 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate synthetase. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 3216-3221. [PMID: 5330266]

2. Dreyer, M.K. and Schulz, G.E. The spatial structure of the class II L-fuculose-1-phosphate aldolase from Escherichia coli. J. Mol. Biol. 231 (1993) 549-553. [PMID: 8515438]

3. Dreyer, M.K. and Schulz, G.E. Catalytic mechanism of the metal-dependent fuculose aldolase from Escherichia coli as derived from the structure. J. Mol. Biol. 259 (1996) 458-466. [PMID: 8676381]

[EC created 1965]

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