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Compound Summary for: CID 10214

Phosphoadenosine Phosphosulfate

Also known as: PAPS, 3'-Phosphoadenylyl sulfate, 3'-phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate, 3'-Phospho-5'-adenylyl sulfate, 3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate
Molecular Formula: C10H15N5O13P2S   Molecular Weight: 507.264324   InChIKey: GACDQMDRPRGCTN-KQYNXXCUSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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