6FJF

Tubulin-FcMaytansine complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.258 
  • R-Value Work: 0.201 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.203 

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Literature

A fluorescence anisotropy assay to discover and characterize ligands targeting the maytansine site of tubulin.

Menchon, G.Prota, A.E.Lucena-Agell, D.Bucher, P.Jansen, R.Irschik, H.Muller, R.Paterson, I.Diaz, J.F.Altmann, K.H.Steinmetz, M.O.

(2018) Nat Commun 9: 2106-2106

  • DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04535-8
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6FII, 6FJM, 6FJF

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Microtubule-targeting agents (MTAs) like taxol and vinblastine are among the most successful chemotherapeutic drugs against cancer. Here, we describe a fluorescence anisotropy-based assay that specifically probes for ligands targeting the recently discov ...

    Microtubule-targeting agents (MTAs) like taxol and vinblastine are among the most successful chemotherapeutic drugs against cancer. Here, we describe a fluorescence anisotropy-based assay that specifically probes for ligands targeting the recently discovered maytansine site of tubulin. Using this assay, we have determined the dissociation constants of known maytansine site ligands, including the pharmacologically active degradation product of the clinical antibody-drug conjugate trastuzumab emtansine. In addition, we discovered that the two natural products spongistatin-1 and disorazole Z with established cellular potency bind to the maytansine site on β-tubulin. The high-resolution crystal structures of spongistatin-1 and disorazole Z in complex with tubulin allowed the definition of an additional sub-site adjacent to the pocket shared by all maytansine-site ligands, which could be exploitable as a distinct, separate target site for small molecules. Our study provides a basis for the discovery and development of next-generation MTAs for the treatment of cancer.


    Organizational Affiliation

    University of Basel, Biozentrum, Basel, 4056, Switzerland. michel.steinmetz@psi.ch.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Tubulin alpha-1B chain AC451Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 2
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Tubulin beta-2B chain BD445Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBB2B
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Stathmin-4 E143Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Stmn4
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Entity ID: 4
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Tubulin tyrosine ligase F384Gallus gallusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TTL
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Small Molecules
Ligands 9 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
DKE
Query on DKE

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D
FcMaytansine
C59 H64 Cl N6 O15
 Ligand Interaction
GTP
Query on GTP

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A, C
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACP
Query on ACP

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

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B, D
GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MES
Query on MES

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B
2-(N-MORPHOLINO)-ETHANESULFONIC ACID
C6 H13 N O4 S
SXGZJKUKBWWHRA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PEG
Query on PEG

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C
DI(HYDROXYETHYL)ETHER
C4 H10 O3
MTHSVFCYNBDYFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
DMS
Query on DMS

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A, B, C
DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE
C2 H6 O S
IAZDPXIOMUYVGZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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A, C
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A, B, C, D, F
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
DKEKd:  6.800000190734863   nM  Binding MOAD
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.258 
  • R-Value Work: 0.201 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.203 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 104.373α = 90
b = 156.739β = 90
c = 180.956γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XSCALEdata scaling
PHENIXphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Swiss National Science FoundationSwitzerland31003A_166608

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2018-05-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-06-13
    Changes: Data collection, Database references