Medical Term:

sulfotransferase

Pronunciation: sŭl′fō-trans′fĕr-ās

Definition: Generic term for enzymes in EC sub-subclass 2.8.2 catalyzing the transfer of a sulfate group from 3′-phosphoadenylyl sulfate (active sulfate) to the hydroxyl group of an acceptor, producing the sulfated derivative and 3′-phosphoadenosine 5′-phosphate.

Synonym(s): sulfikinase, sulfokinase

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