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Information on EC 2.8.2.21 - keratan sulfotransferase

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     2 Transferases
         2.8 Transferring sulfur-containing groups
             2.8.2 Sulfotransferases
                2.8.2.21 keratan sulfotransferase
IUBMB Comments
Sulfation takes place at the 6-position of galactosyl and N-acetylglucosaminyl residues in keratan, a proteoglycan. Not identical with EC 2.8.2.5 (chondroitin 4-sulfotransferase), EC 2.8.2.6 (choline sulfotransferase) or EC 2.8.2.17 (chondroitin 6-sulfotransferase).
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
3'-phosphoadenylyl keratan sulfotransferase, 3'-phosphoadenylylsulfate:keratan sulfotransferase, CHST1, Gal-6-sulfotransferase, galactose-6-sulfotransferase, GlcNAc 6-O-sulfotransferase, GlcNAc 6-sulfotransferase, GlcNAc sulfotransferase, GlcNAc6ST, Gn6ST, more
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LITERATURE
3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate + keratan = adenosine 3',5'-bisphosphate + keratan 6'-sulfate
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