EC 3.1.6.8 - Cerebroside-sulfatase

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EC 3.1.6.8

Names

Accepted name:
cerebroside-sulfatase
Other names:
arylsulfatase A
cerebroside sulfate sulfatase
Systematic name:
cerebroside-3-sulfate 3-sulfohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Hydrolyses galactose-3-sulfate residues in a number of lipids. Also hydrolyses ascorbate 2-sulfate and many phenol sulfates.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00117
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004098
CAS Registry Number: 9068-68-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Mehl, E. and Jatzkewitz, H.
    A cerebrosidesulfatase from swine kidney.
    Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 339: 260-276 (1964). [PMID: 5829234]
  2. Roy, A.B.
    Sulphatases, lysosomes and disease.
    Aust. J. Exp. Biol. Med. Sci. 54: 111-135 (1976). [PMID: 13772]

[EC 3.1.6.8 created 1972]