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sulfatase

[suhl-fuh-teys, -teyz] /ˈsʌl fəˌteɪs, -ˌteɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric acid esters.
Origin
< German Sulfatase (1924); see sulfate, -ase
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sulfatase in Medicine

sulfatase sul·fa·tase (sŭl'fə-tās')
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric acid esters and are found in animal tissues and bacteria.

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