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Accepted name: arylsulfatase
Reaction: a phenol sulfate + H2O = a phenol + sulfate
Other name(s): sulfatase; nitrocatechol sulfatase; phenolsulfatase; phenylsulfatase; p-nitrophenyl sulfatase; arylsulfohydrolase; 4-methylumbelliferyl sulfatase; estrogen sulfatase
Systematic name: aryl-sulfate sulfohydrolase
Comments: A group of enzymes with rather similar specificities.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9016-17-5
1.  Dodgson, K.S., Spencer, B. and Williams, K. Studies on sulphatases. 13. The hydrolysis of substituted phenyl sulphates by the arylsulphatase of Alcaligenes metacaligenes. Biochem. J. 64 (1956) 216–221. [PMID: 13363831]
2.  Roy, A.B. The synthesis and hydrolysis of sulfate esters. Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 22 (1960) 205–235. [PMID: 13744184]
3.  Roy, A.B. Sulphatases, lysosomes and disease. Aust. J. Exp. Biol. Med. Sci. 54 (1976) 111–135. [PMID: 13772]
4.  Webb, E.C. and Morrow, P.F.W. The activation of an arysulphatase from ox liver by chloride and other anions. Biochem. J. 73 (1959) 7–15. [PMID: 13843260]
[EC created 1961, modified 2011]

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