SULT1E1

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SULT1E1

A gene on chromosome 4q13.1 that encodes a sulfotransferase which may control oestrogen receptor levels by sulfating free oestradiol. It also sulfates dehydroepiandrosterone, pregnenolone, ethinylestradiol and various drugs.
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During pregnancy, this enzyme oestrogen sulfotransferase, helps metabolise oestrogen and facilitates its movement through placenta into the developing foetus.