Accepted name: steroid sulfotransferase
Reaction: 3′-phosphoadenylyl sulfate + a phenolic steroid = adenosine 3′,5′-bisphosphate + steroid O-sulfate
Glossary: 3′-phosphoadenylyl sulfate = PAPS
Other name(s): steroid alcohol sulfotransferase; 3′-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:phenolic-steroid sulfotransferase
Systematic name: 3′-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:phenolic-steroid sulfonotransferase
Comments: Broad specificity resembling EC alcohol sulfotransferase, but also acts on estrone.
1.  Adams, J.B. and McDonald, D. Enzymic synthesis of steroid sulphates. XIII. Isolation and properties of dehydroepiandrosterone sulphotransferase from human foetal adrenals. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 615 (1980) 275–278. [PMID: 6932974]
[EC created 1984]

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