L-fucose metabolic process

id: GO:0042354
name: L-fucose metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: 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.

Child Functions

GO:0006005L-fucose biosynthetic process
GO:0042355L-fucose catabolic process
GO:0046368GDP-L-fucose metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006004fucose metabolic process