IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: monomethyl-sulfatase

Reaction: monomethyl sulfate + H2O = methanol + sulfate

Systematic name: monomethyl-sulfate sulfohydrolase

Comments: Highly specific; does not act on monoethyl sulfate, monoisopropyl sulfate or monododecyl sulfate.

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1. Ghisalba, O. and Küenzi, M. Biodegradation and utilization of monomethyl sulfate by specialized methylotrophs. Experientia 39 (1983) 1257-1263. [PMID: 6641899]

[EC created 1989]

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