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.
Once synthesised, E1 can be converted to estrone sulfate (E1S), primarily in the liver, by the action of oestrogen sulfotransferase (EST), and E1S can be converted to E1 via the action of the STS pathway.
Oestrogen sulfatase and oestrogen sulfotransferase in human primary mammary carcinoma.