IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cellulose-polysulfatase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of the 2- and 3-sulfate groups of the polysulfates of cellulose and charonin

Systematic name: cellulose-sulfate sulfohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-58-5


1. Takahashi, N. and Egami, F. Hydrolysis of polysaccharide sulphate esters by a sulphatase preparation from Charonia lampas. Biochem. J. 80 (1961) 384-386.

[EC created 1965]

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