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3'-Phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate
3'-Phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate.svg
IUPAC name
Other names Phosphoadenosine phosphosulfate
3'-Phospho-5'-adenylyl sulfate
Abbreviations PAPS
Identifiers
CAS number
PubChem 10214
SMILES
Properties
Molecular formula C10H15N5O13P2S
Molar mass 507.266
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

3'-Phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate is a specific type of adenosine that is phosphorylated at the 3' and 5' positions, with an additional sulfate group on the 5' phosphate. It acts as a coenzyme in sulfotransferase reactions.[1]

References

  1. ^ Negishi M, Pedersen LG, Petrotchenko E, et al. (2001). "Structure and function of sulfotransferases". Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 390 (2): 149–57. doi:10.1006/abbi.2001.2368. PMID 11396917.  
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