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Fucosyltransferases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fucosyltransferases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.400.450.300
Unique ID
D005647
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005647
Scope Note
Enzymes catalyzing the transfer of fucose from a nucleoside diphosphate fucose to an acceptor molecule which is frequently another carbohydrate, a glycoprotein, or a glycolipid molecule. Elevated activity of some fucosyltransferases in human serum may serve as an indicator of malignancy. The class includes EC 2.4.1.65; EC 2.4.1.68; EC 2.4.1.69; EC 2.4.1.89.
Entry Term(s)
Fucosyltransferase
Registry Number
EC 2.4.1.-
Related Numbers
56626-18-7
NLM Classification #
QU 141
Previous Indexing
Hexosyltransferases (1972-1978)
Transferases (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEXOSYLTRANSFERASES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under HEXOSYLTRANSFERASES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Fucosyltransferases Preferred
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