1A6Z

HFE (HUMAN) HEMOCHROMATOSIS PROTEIN


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.277 
  • R-Value Work: 0.233 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.233 

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Literature

Crystal structure of the hemochromatosis protein HFE and characterization of its interaction with transferrin receptor.

Lebron, J.A.Bennett, M.J.Vaughn, D.E.Chirino, A.J.Snow, P.M.Mintier, G.A.Feder, J.N.Bjorkman, P.J.

(1998) Cell 93: 111-123

  • DOI: 10.1016/s0092-8674(00)81151-4
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1A6Z

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • HFE is an MHC-related protein that is mutated in the iron-overload disease hereditary hemochromatosis. HFE binds to transferrin receptor (TfR) and reduces its affinity for iron-loaded transferrin, implicating HFE in iron metabolism. The 2.6 A crystal ...

    HFE is an MHC-related protein that is mutated in the iron-overload disease hereditary hemochromatosis. HFE binds to transferrin receptor (TfR) and reduces its affinity for iron-loaded transferrin, implicating HFE in iron metabolism. The 2.6 A crystal structure of HFE reveals the locations of hemochromatosis mutations and a patch of histidines that could be involved in pH-dependent interactions. We also demonstrate that soluble TfR and HFE bind tightly at the basic pH of the cell surface, but not at the acidic pH of intracellular vesicles. TfR:HFE stoichiometry (2:1) differs from TfR:transferrin stoichiometry (2:2), implying a different mode of binding for HFE and transferrin to TfR, consistent with our demonstration that HFE, transferrin, and TfR form a ternary complex.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HFEAC275Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HFEHLAH
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PHAROS  Q30201
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
BETA-2-MICROGLOBULINBD99Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2MCDABP0092HDCMA22P
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PHAROS  P61769
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.277 
  • R-Value Work: 0.233 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.233 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 68.8α = 90
b = 100.1β = 90
c = 147.6γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing
X-PLORrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1999-03-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance