Sulfatases (EC 126.96.36.199), such as ARSK, hydrolyze sulfate esters from sulfated steroids, carbohydrates, proteoglycans, and glycolipids. They are involved in hormone biosynthesis, modulation of cell signaling, and degradation of macromolecules (Sardiello et al., 2005 ).
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Protein Aliases: arylsulfatase family, member K; Arylsulfatase K; ASK; Telethon sulfatase
Gene Aliases: 2810429K17Rik; 4833414G15Rik; ARSK; RGD1310182; TSULF; UNQ630/PRO1246
Molecular Function: hydrolase