3beta-hydroxysteroid sulfatase

3β-hy·drox·y·ster·oid sul·fa·tase

(hī-drok'sē-stēr'ōyd sŭl'fă-tās),
An enzyme, found in most mammalian tissues, that 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.