1BKD

COMPLEX OF HUMAN H-RAS WITH HUMAN SOS-1


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.281 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.222 

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Literature

The structural basis of the activation of Ras by Sos.

Boriack-Sjodin, P.A.Margarit, S.M.Bar-Sagi, D.Kuriyan, J.

(1998) Nature 394: 337-343

  • DOI: 10.1038/28548
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1BKD

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The crystal structure of human H-Ras complexed with the Ras guanine-nucleotide-exchange-factor region of the Son of sevenless (Sos) protein has been determined at 2.8 A resolution. The normally tight interaction of nucleotides with Ras is disrupted b ...

    The crystal structure of human H-Ras complexed with the Ras guanine-nucleotide-exchange-factor region of the Son of sevenless (Sos) protein has been determined at 2.8 A resolution. The normally tight interaction of nucleotides with Ras is disrupted by Sos in two ways. First, the insertion into Ras of an alpha-helix from Sos results in the displacement of the Switch 1 region of Ras, opening up the nucleotide-binding site. Second, side chains presented by this helix and by a distorted conformation of the Switch 2 region of Ras alter the chemical environment of the binding site for the phosphate groups of the nucleotide and the associated magnesium ion, so that their binding is no longer favoured. Sos does not impede the binding sites for the base and the ribose of GTP or GDP, so the Ras-Sos complex adopts a structure that allows nucleotide release and rebinding.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
H-RASR166Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HRASHRAS1
EC: 3.6.5.2
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PHAROS  P01112
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
SON OF SEVENLESS-1S477Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: SOS1
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PHAROS  Q07889
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.281 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.222 
  • Space Group: I 4 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 142.7α = 90
b = 142.7β = 90
c = 207.9γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1999-01-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance