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sulfatase

 [sul´fah-tās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sulfate esters.

sul·fa·tase

(sŭl'fă-tās),
1. Trivial name for enzymes in EC group 3.1.6, the sulfuric ester hydrolases, which catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric esters (sulfates) to the corresponding alcohols plus inorganic sulfate; includes aryl-, sterol, glycol-, chondroitin, choline-, cellulose, cerebroside, and chondro- sulfatases.
2. Synonym(s): arylsulfatase

sulfatase

(sŭl′fə-tās′)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfate esters and are found in animal tissues and bacteria.

sul·fa·tase

(sŭl'fă-tās)
1. Trivial name for enzymes in EC group 3.1.6, the sulfuric ester hydrolases, which catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric esters (sulfates) to the corresponding alcohols plus inorganic sulfate.
2. Synonym(s): arylsulfatase, sulphatase.
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Potter, "Steroid sulfatase: a pivotal player in estrogen synthesis and metabolism," Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol.
It is due to a lack of the enzyme steroid sulfatase as a result of mutations or deletions of the STS gene, which is located in the distal part of the short arm of the X chromosome (Xp22.31) [7].
Dorfman, "Deficiency of chondroitin sulfate N-acetylgalactosamine 4-sulfate sulfatase in Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
The enzyme sulfatase was prepared adding 140 mg of pure sulfatase (Sigma-Aldrich, Taufkirchen, Germany) in 12 mL of 50% aqueous ethanol followed by centrifugation at 4000 rpm for 5 minutes.
[7-9] These Gram-negative bacteria produce enzymes sulfatase and phosphatase, which increase the conversion of indoxyl sulfate into indoxyl and are, thus, important in the genesis of PUBS.
Except for urease, activities of the other six enzymes estimated (dehydrogenase, acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase, aryl sulfatase, [beta]-glucosidase and FDHA) were, on average, higher in Inceptisols, followed by Entisols and Alfisols.
Adiponectin blocks the protein expression of sulfatase 2 (SULF2), which is oncogenic, and high expression of SULF2 is related to HCC [48].
Two distinct types of secretory cells are believed to be associated with the separate storage of tyrindoxyl sulfate and an aryl sulfatase enzyme (Westley et al.
Sera samples were then hydrolyzed with a mixture of [beta]-glucuronidase and sulfatase to include the conjugates of the three active compounds.
This resemblance enables carrageenan to mimic GAG function, leading to inhibition of sulfatase activity and potentially to significant interference with normal GAG metabolism in eukaryotic cells [34-36].