Fucose is a 6-carbon deoxy-sugar. A deoxy-sugar is a sugar that has had a hydroxyl group replaced with a hydrogen atom. In lignocellulosic biomass fucose is typically a minor component, however it can be a significant constituent in seaweeds.
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Analysis Packages for FucoseThe Celignis Analysis Package(s) that determine this constituent are listed below:
| Levoglucosan, Cellobiosan, Mannosan, Galactosan, Glucose, Xylose, Mannose, Arabinose, Galactose, Rhamnose, Fucose, Sucrose, Cellobiose, Total Sugars |
| Fucose, Mannitol, Glucose, Xylose, Mannose, Arabinose, Galactose, Rhamnose, Total Sugars, Glucuronic Acid, Galacturonic Acid, Mannuronic Acid, Guluronic Acid |
Equipment Used for Fucose Analysis
|Ion Chromatography A Dionex ICS-3000 system that is equipmed with electrochemical, conductivity, and ultraviolet-visible detectors.|
Additional MaterialWe can determine the Fucose content of biomass, click here to learn more about our various biomass analysis methods.
We can determine the Fucose content of seaweed, click here to learn more about our various methods for analysing seaweed.