6GWC

Tubulin:iE5 alphaRep complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.223 
  • R-Value Work: 0.173 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.176 

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Literature

Selection and Characterization of Artificial Proteins Targeting the Tubulin alpha Subunit.

Campanacci, V.Urvoas, A.Consolati, T.Cantos-Fernandes, S.Aumont-Nicaise, M.Valerio-Lepiniec, M.Surrey, T.Minard, P.Gigant, B.

(2019) Structure 27: 497-506.e4

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2018.12.001
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6GWC, 6GWD

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Microtubules are cytoskeletal filaments of eukaryotic cells made of αβ-tubulin heterodimers. Structural studies of non-microtubular tubulin rely mainly on molecules that prevent its self-assembly and are used as crystallization chaperones. Here we identified artificial proteins from an αRep library that are specific to α-tubulin ...

    Microtubules are cytoskeletal filaments of eukaryotic cells made of αβ-tubulin heterodimers. Structural studies of non-microtubular tubulin rely mainly on molecules that prevent its self-assembly and are used as crystallization chaperones. Here we identified artificial proteins from an αRep library that are specific to α-tubulin. Turbidity experiments indicate that these αReps impede microtubule assembly in a dose-dependent manner and total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy further shows that they specifically block growth at the microtubule (-) end. Structural data indicate that they do so by targeting the α-tubulin longitudinal surface. Interestingly, in one of the complexes studied, the α subunit is in a conformation that is intermediate between the ones most commonly observed in X-ray structures of tubulin and those seen in the microtubule, emphasizing the plasticity of tubulin. These α-tubulin-specific αReps broaden the range of tools available for the mechanistic study of microtubule dynamics and its regulation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell (I2BC), CEA, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex 91198, France. Electronic address: benoit.gigant@i2bc.paris-saclay.fr.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
ALPHA-TUBULIN A451Ovis ariesMutation(s): 0 
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Tubulin beta chain B445Ovis ariesMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
iE5 ALPHAREP C232synthetic constructMutation(s): 0 
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Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GTP
Query on GTP

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A, B
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-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
PGE
Query on PGE

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A
TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL
C6 H14 O4
ZIBGPFATKBEMQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A, B
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.223 
  • R-Value Work: 0.173 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.176 
  • Space Group: P 32 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 102.346α = 90
b = 102.346β = 90
c = 216.207γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
BUSTERrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XDSdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2019-01-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-03-13
    Changes: Data collection, Database references