sulfatases


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sulfatases

one of the more than 50 groups of hydrolases responsible for the digestive properties and defensive functions of lysosomes.
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Expression of novel extracellular sulfatases Sulf-1 and Sulf-2 in normal and osteoarthritic articular cartilage.
Steroid sulfatase activity and expression in mammary myoepithelial cells.
The multiple sulfatase deficiency gene encodes an essential and limiting factor for the activity of sulfatases.
Biology and function of the reversible sulfation pathway catalysed by human sulfotransferases and sulfatases.
The circumstances under which sponge cell adhesion might be influenced by these enzyme activities or their products are unclear, but may be clarified by experiments using sulfo-T inhibitors or sulfatases, or calibrations of enzyme product responses by sponge cells after the manipulation of environmental sulfate (7).
The sulfatases ID2S, GAL6S, and GAL4S are inhibited by the relatively high concentrations of free sulfate and phosphate in blood, and therefore the buffer contained metal cations that caused precipitation of these anions without reducing the activity of the nonsulfatases.
The sulfonation of E2 makes the compound more soluble for renal excretion as well as for the creation of inactive stores of sulfated E2 that can be desulfated by steroid sulfatases (Coughtrie et al.
Because carrageenan is heavily sulfated (up to 40% by weight), bacterial sulfatases and sulfate reductases can produce hydrogen sulfide gas or H[S.
A similar situation exists for some of the lysosomal sulfatases in which the fluorescent substrate 4-methylumbelliferyl sulfate can be hydrolyzed by a number of sulfatases.