Medical Definition of Phosphoadenosine phosphosulfate

1. 3'-phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate. Key intermediate in the formation by living cells of sulfate esters of phenols, alcohols, steroids, sulfated polysaccharides, and simple esters, such as choline sulfate. It is formed from sulfate ion and ATP in a two-step process. This compound also is an important step in the process of sulfur fixation in plants and microorganisms. Chemical name: 3'-Adenylic acid, 5'-(dihydrogen phosphate), 5'-anhydride with sulfuric acid (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphoadenosine Phosphosulfate

phosphinous
phosphinous acid
phosphins
phosphinyl
phosphinyls
phosphite
phosphites
phospho-
phospho-2-keto-3-deoxy-gluconate aldolase
phospho-3-hexuloisomerase
phospho-N-acetylmuramoyl pentapeptide transferase
phosphoacceptor
phosphoacceptors
phosphoacetylglucosamine mutase
phosphoacylase
phosphoadenosine phosphosulfate (current term)
phosphoadenylate 3'-nucleotidase
phosphoalanine
phosphoamidase
phosphoamidases
phosphoamides
phosphoamino acids
phosphoarginine
phosphocane
phosphocellobiase
phosphocholine
phosphocholine phosphatase
phosphocholines
phosphocreatine
phosphodeoxyribomutase

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