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Entry
EC 3.1.6.16                 Enzyme                                 

Name
monomethyl-sulfatase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Sulfuric-ester hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
monomethyl-sulfate sulfohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
monomethyl sulfate + H2O = methanol + sulfate [RN:R01145]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
monomethyl sulfate [CPD:C02704];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
methanol [CPD:C00132];
sulfate [CPD:C00059]
Comment
Highly specific; does not act on monoethyl sulfate, monoisopropyl sulfate or monododecyl sulfate.
History
EC 3.1.6.16 created 1989
Reference
1  [PMID:6641899]
  Authors
Ghisalba O, Kuenzi M.
  Title
Biodegradation and utilization of monomethyl sulfate by specialized methylotrophs.
  Journal
Experientia. 39 (1983) 1257-63.
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