5EZY

Crystal structure of T2R-TTL-taccalonolide AJ complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.05 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.208 
  • R-Value Work: 0.187 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.188 

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Literature

Mechanism of microtubule stabilization by taccalonolide AJ

Wang, Y.Yu, Y.Li, G.B.Li, S.A.Wu, C.Gigant, B.Qin, W.Chen, H.Wu, Y.Chen, Q.Yang, J.

(2017) Nat Commun 8: 15787-15787

  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15787
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5EZY

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • As a major component of the cytoskeleton, microtubules consist of αβ-tubulin heterodimers and have been recognized as attractive targets for cancer chemotherapy. Microtubule-stabilizing agents (MSAs) promote polymerization of tubulin and stabilize the polymer, preventing depolymerization ...

    As a major component of the cytoskeleton, microtubules consist of αβ-tubulin heterodimers and have been recognized as attractive targets for cancer chemotherapy. Microtubule-stabilizing agents (MSAs) promote polymerization of tubulin and stabilize the polymer, preventing depolymerization. The molecular mechanisms by which MSAs stabilize microtubules remain elusive. Here we report a 2.05 Å crystal structure of tubulin complexed with taccalonolide AJ, a newly identified taxane-site MSA. Taccalonolide AJ covalently binds to β-tubulin D226. On AJ binding, the M-loop undergoes a conformational shift to facilitate tubulin polymerization. In this tubulin-AJ complex, the E-site of tubulin is occupied by GTP rather than GDP. Biochemical analyses confirm that AJ inhibits the hydrolysis of the E-site GTP. Thus, we propose that the β-tubulin E-site is locked into a GTP-preferred status by AJ binding. Our results provide experimental evidence for the connection between MSA binding and tubulin nucleotide state, and will help design new MSAs to overcome taxane resistance.


    Organizational Affiliation

    State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, and Collaborative Innovation Center of Biotherapy, Chengdu 610041, China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Tubulin alpha-1B chainA, C450Sus scrofaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBA1B
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Entity ID: 2
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Tubulin beta-2B chainB, D445Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBB2B
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Entity ID: 3
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Stathmin-4E143Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Stmn4
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Uncharacterized proteinF384Gallus gallusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TTL
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Small Molecules
Ligands 7 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
TAJ
Query on TAJ

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N [auth B], T [auth D]taccalonolide AJ
C34 H46 O14
LCGALHWJYVLUHN-KNRACXJJSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GTP
Query on GTP

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G [auth A], O [auth C], R [auth D]GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACP
Query on ACP

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U [auth F]PHOSPHOMETHYLPHOSPHONIC ACID ADENYLATE ESTER
C11 H18 N5 O12 P3
UFZTZBNSLXELAL-IOSLPCCCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GDP
Query on GDP

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J [auth B]GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MES
Query on MES

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L [auth B], M [auth B]2-(N-MORPHOLINO)-ETHANESULFONIC ACID
C6 H13 N O4 S
SXGZJKUKBWWHRA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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I [auth A], Q [auth C]CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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H [auth A], K [auth B], P [auth C], S [auth D]MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.05 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.208 
  • R-Value Work: 0.187 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.188 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 105.304α = 90
b = 158.505β = 90
c = 180.809γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000data scaling
PHASERphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2017-01-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-06-21
    Changes: Database references