IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-sulfoglucosamine sulfohydrolase

Reaction: N-sulfo-D-glucosamine + H2O = D-glucosamine + sulfate

Other name(s): sulfoglucosamine sulfamidase; heparin sulfamidase; 2-desoxy-D-glucoside-2-sulphamate sulphohydrolase (sulphamate sulphohydrolase)

Systematic name: N-sulfo-D-glucosamine sulfohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37289-41-1


1. Dietrich, C.P. Enzymic degradation of heparin. A sulphamidase and a sulphoesterase from Flavobacterium heparinum. Biochem. J. 111 (1969) 91-95. [PMID: 5775690]

2. Mahuran, D., Clements, P. and Hopwood, J. A rapid four column purification of 2-deoxy-D-glucoside-2-sulphamate sulphohydrolase from human liver. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 757 (1983) 359-365. [PMID: 6849981]

[EC created 1972, modified 1981, modified 1982]

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