EC - N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfatase

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Accepted name:
Other names:
N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase
N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase
acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase
chondroitin sulfatase
galactose-6-sulfate sulfatase
Systematic name:
N-acetyl-D-galactosamine-6-sulfate 6-sulfohydrolase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00117
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0043890
CAS Registry Number: 9025-60-9


  1. Epstein, E.H. and Leventhal, M.E.
    Steroid sulfatase of human leukocytes and epidermis and the diagnosis of recessive X-linked ichthyosis.
    J. Clin. Invest. 67: 1257-1262 (1981). [PMID: 6939689]
  2. Glössl, J. and Kresse, H.
    Impaired degradation of keratan sulphate by Morquio A fibroblasts.
    Biochem. J. 203: 335-338 (1982). [PMID: 6213226]
  3. Lim, C.T. and Horwitz, A.L.
    Purification and properties of human N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 657: 344-355 (1981). [PMID: 7213753]
  4. Sørensen, S.H., Norén, O., Sjöström, H. and Danielsen, E.M.
    Amphiphilic pig intestinal microvillus maltase/glucoamylase. Structure and specificity.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 126: 559-568 (1982). [PMID: 6814909]
  5. Yutaka, T., Okada, S., Kato, T., Inui, K. and Yabuchi, H.
    Galactose 6-sulfate sulfatase activity in Morquio syndrome.
    Clin. Chim. Acta 122: 169-180 (1982). [PMID: 6809361]

[EC created 1961]