3-beta (beta)-hydroxysteroid sulfatase

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3-be·ta (β)-hy·drox·y·ste·roid sul·fa·tase

(bā'tă-hī-drok'sē-ster'ōid sŭl'fă-tās)
An enzyme, found in most mammalian tissues, which is capable of hydrolyzing the sulfate ester bonds of a variety of sulfated sterols; a deficiency of this enzyme will result in X-linked ichthyosis.