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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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A Comparison of Sulphatase, Urease and Protease Activities in Planted and in Fallow Soils.
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