EC - Cortisol sulfotransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
cortisol sulfotransferase
Other names:
glucocorticoid sulfotransferase
glucocorticosteroid sulfotransferase
Systematic name:
3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:cortisol 21-sulfotransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047785
CAS Registry Number: 71427-08-2


  1. Singer, S.S. and Brill, B.
    Enzymatic sulfation of steroids. XVII. The properties of the glucocorticoid sulfotransferase activity of guinea pig liver cytosol.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 712: 590-596 (1982). [PMID: 6957246]
  2. Singer, S.S., Giera, D., Johnson, J. and Sylvester, S.
    Enzymatic sulfation of steroids: I. The enzymatic basis for the sex difference in cortisol sulfation by rat liver preparations.
    Endocrinology 98: 963-974 (1976). [PMID: 1278101]

[EC created 1986]