<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of an alpha l-fucoside to yield an alcohol and l-fucose. Deficiency of this enzyme can cause alpha-fucosidosis.

Chemical name: alpha-L-Fucoside fucohydrolase

Registry number: EC

(12 Dec 1998)

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