Sulfotransferase



sulfotransferase sul·fo·trans·fer·ase (sŭl’fō-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a sulfate group from one compound to the hydroxyl group of another.

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