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EC 3.1.6.8     
Accepted name: cerebroside-sulfatase
Reaction: a cerebroside 3-sulfate + H2O = a cerebroside + sulfate
Other name(s): arylsulfatase A; cerebroside sulfate sulfatase
Systematic name: cerebroside-3-sulfate 3-sulfohydrolase
Comments: Hydrolyses galactose-3-sulfate residues in a number of lipids. Also hydrolyses ascorbate 2-sulfate and many phenol sulfates.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9068-68-2
References:
1.  Mehl, E. and Jatzkewitz, H. A cerebrosidesulfatase from swine kidney. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 339 (1964) 260–276. [PMID: 5829234]
2.  Roy, A.B. Sulphatases, lysosomes and disease. Aust. J. Exp. Biol. Med. Sci. 54 (1976) 111–135. [PMID: 13772]
[EC 3.1.6.8 created 1972]
 
 


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