sulfate

sulfate (sul´fat)

A salt or ester of sulfuric acid.
acid s.bisulfate
active s.adenosine 3´-phosphate 5´-phosphosulfate
s. adenylyltransferasean enzyme that catalyzes a step in the pathway for the synthesis of active sulfate; the enzyme reacts ATP with s. to produce pyrophosphate and adenosine 5´-phosphosulfate (APS).ATP sulfurylase;
codeine s.a water-soluble salt of codeine, often used in solid pharmaceutical dosage forms. Also used in cough preparations, where the drug suppresses the cough reflex.
dermatan s.an anticoagulant with properties similar to heparin and sharing with heparin a sulfated mucopolysaccharide structure; a repeating polymer of L-iduronic acid and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine. O-sulfation of iduronic acid residues at the C-2 position and of galactosamine residues at the C-4 and C-6 positions occurs to a variable extent.chondroitin sulfate B;
iron s.a soluble iron salt frequently used as an iron supplement in tablets and liquid preparations.ferrous sulfate;
polysaccharide s. esterss. esters of polysaccharides often found in cell walls.

 

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