Sulfotransferases are transferase enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a sulfate group from a donor molecule to an acceptor alcohol or amine. The most common sulfate donor is 3'-phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate (PAPS). The destination alcohol or amine may be part of a protein, lipid, carbohydrate or steroid.


The following are examples of sulfotransferases:

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