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- n. The univalent radical derived from fucose
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The absence of the H substance is attributed to the deficiency of the enzyme fucosyl transferase.
Genter T, Hansen J, Koch C, Wyatt H, et al. (2001) Altered sialyl - and fucosyl-linkage on mucins in cystic fibrosis patients promotes formation of the sialyl-Lewis X determinant on salivary MUC-5B and MUC-7.