Chemical Component Summary

Name ALPHA-L-FUCOSE
Identifiers (2R,3S,4R,5S,6S)-6-methyloxane-2,3,4,5-tetrol
Formula C6 H12 O5
Molecular Weight 164.16
Type SACCHARIDE
Isomeric SMILES C[C@@H]1O[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H]1O
InChI InChI=1S/C6H12O5/c1-2-3(7)4(8)5(9)6(10)11-2/h2-10H,1H3/t2-,3+,4+,5-,6+/m0/s1
InChIKey SHZGCJCMOBCMKK-SXUWKVJYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 23
Chiral Atom Count 5
Chiral Atoms C1, C2, C3, C4, C5
Bond Count 23
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms O1

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB04473 Different stereochemistry
Name Alpha-L-Fucose
Groups experimental
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682