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EC 2.5.1.5     
Accepted name: galactose-6-sulfurylase
Reaction: Eliminates sulfate from the D-galactose 6-sulfate residues of porphyran, producing 3,6-anhydrogalactose residues
Glossary: porphyran = a polysaccharide
Other name(s): porphyran sulfatase; galactose-6-sulfatase; galactose 6-sulfatase
Systematic name: D-galactose-6-sulfate:alkyltransferase (cyclizing)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9030-36-8
References:
1.  Rees, D.A. Enzymic desulphation of porphyran. Biochem. J. 80 (1961) 449–453. [PMID: 13740282]
2.  Rees, D.A. Enzymic synthesis of 3:6-anhydro-L-galactose within porphyran from L-galactose 6-sulphate units. Biochem. J. 81 (1961) 347–352. [PMID: 16748934]
[EC 2.5.1.5 created 1965]
 
 


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