Encyclopedia of Cancer

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α1-6 Fucosyltransferase

  • Manfred Schwab
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_2273-2



α1-6 Fucosyltransferase is a glycosyltransferase that transfers fucose onto the innermost N-acetylglucosamine in N-glycans via an α1,6-linkage. It has no homology with other fucosyltransferases.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany