- A 6-carbon deoxyhexose .
- Derived from brown algal polysaccharide fucoidan.
- A component in plant cell wall polysaccharides, specifically, rhamnogalacturonan, xyloglucan and also arabinogalactan proteins that are involved in plant cell elongation.
- A common component of human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) such as 2’-fucosyl-lactose.
Appearance: Crystalline, White
Boiling Point: ~323.9 °C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)
Density: ~1.6 g/cm3 (Predicted)
Melting Point: 150-153 °C (lit.)