1LUJ

Crystal Structure of the Beta-catenin/ICAT Complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.255 
  • R-Value Work: 0.210 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.210 

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Literature

The crystal structure of the beta-catenin/ICAT complex reveals the inhibitory mechanism of ICAT.

Graham, T.A.Clements, W.K.Kimelman, D.Xu, W.

(2002) Mol Cell 10: 563-571

  • DOI: 10.1016/s1097-2765(02)00637-8
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1LUJ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Beta-catenin is a multifunctional protein involved in both cell adhesion and transcriptional activation. Transcription mediated by the beta-catenin/Tcf complex is involved in embryological development and is upregulated in various cancers. We have determ ...

    Beta-catenin is a multifunctional protein involved in both cell adhesion and transcriptional activation. Transcription mediated by the beta-catenin/Tcf complex is involved in embryological development and is upregulated in various cancers. We have determined the crystal structure at 2.5 A resolution of a complex between beta-catenin and ICAT, a protein that prevents the interaction between beta-catenin and Tcf/Lef family transcription factors. ICAT contains a 3-helix bundle that binds armadillo repeats 10-12 and a C-terminal tail that, similar to Tcf and E-cadherin, binds in the groove formed by armadillo repeats 5-9 of beta-catenin. We show that ICAT selectively inhibits beta-catenin/Tcf binding in vivo, without disrupting beta-catenin/cadherin interactions. Thus, it should be possible to design cancer therapeutics that inhibit beta-catenin-mediated transcriptional activation without interfering with cell adhesion.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Catenin beta-1 A514Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CTNNB1CTNNBOK/SW-cl.35PRO2286
Find proteins for P35222 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS:  P35222
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Beta-catenin-interacting protein 1 B75Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Ctnnbip1Catnbip1Icat
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IMPC:  MGI:1915756
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.255 
  • R-Value Work: 0.210 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.210 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 95.174α = 90
b = 98.504β = 90
c = 86.486γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2002-10-16
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-28
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2016-03-16
    Changes: Source and taxonomy