Reaction: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate + an amine = adenosine 3',5'-bisphosphate + a sulfamate
Glossary: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate = PAPS
Other name(s): arylamine sulfotransferase; amine N-sulfotransferase
Systematic name: 3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:amine N-sulfotransferase
Comments: A large number of primary and secondary amines can act as acceptors, including aniline, 2-naphthylamine, cyclohexylamine and octylamine.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9026-08-8
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