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sulfotransferase

Pronunciation: sul'fo-trans'fer-as

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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