IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphoadenylylsulfatase

Reaction: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate + H2O = adenosine 3',5'-bisphosphate + sulfate

Glossary: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate = PAPS

Other name(s): 3-phosphoadenylyl sulfatase; 3-phosphoadenosine 5-phosphosulfate sulfatase; PAPS sulfatase; 3'-phosphoadenylylsulfate sulfohydrolase

Systematic name: 3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate sulfohydrolase

Comments: Requires Mn2+.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37289-37-5


1. Balasubramanian, A.S. and Bachhawat, B.K. Enzymic degradation of active sulphate.Biochim. Biophys. Acta 59 (1962) 389-397.

[EC created 1972]

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