IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: disulfoglucosamine-6-sulfatase

Reaction: 2-N,6-O-disulfo-D-glucosamine + H2O = 2-N-sulfo-D-glucosamine + sulfate

Other name(s): N-sulfoglucosamine-6-sulfatase; 6,N-disulfoglucosamine 6-O-sulfohydrolase; N,6-O-disulfo-D-glucosamine 6-sulfohydrolase

Systematic name: 2-N,6-O-disulfo-D-glucosamine 6-sulfohydrolase

Comments: May be identical with EC N-acetylglucosamine-6-sulfatase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37288-32-7


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

[EC created 1972, modified 1989]

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