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SOLUTION STRUCTURE OF CDC42 IN COMPLEX WITH THE GTPASE BINDING DOMAIN OF WASP


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 80 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: LEAST RESTRAINT VIOLATION 

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Literature

Structure of Cdc42 in complex with the GTPase-binding domain of the 'Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome' protein.

Abdul-Manan, N.Aghazadeh, B.Liu, G.A.Majumdar, A.Ouerfelli, O.Siminovitch, K.A.Rosen, M.K.

(1999) Nature 399: 379-383

  • DOI: 10.1038/20726

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The Rho-family GTP-hydrolysing proteins (GTPases), Cdc42, Rac and Rho, act as molecular switches in signalling pathways that regulate cytoskeletal architecture, gene expression and progression of the cell cycle. Cdc42 and Rac transmit many signals th ...

    The Rho-family GTP-hydrolysing proteins (GTPases), Cdc42, Rac and Rho, act as molecular switches in signalling pathways that regulate cytoskeletal architecture, gene expression and progression of the cell cycle. Cdc42 and Rac transmit many signals through GTP-dependent binding to effector proteins containing a Cdc42/Rac-interactive-binding (CRIB) motif. One such effector, the Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP), is postulated to link activation of Cdc42 directly to the rearrangement of actin. Human mutations in WASP cause severe defects in haematopoletic cell function, leading to clinical symptoms of thrombocytopenia, immunodeficiency and eczema. Here we report the solution structure of a complex between activated Cdc42 and a minimal GTPase-binding domain (GBD) from WASP. An extended amino-terminal GBD peptide that includes the CRIB motif contacts the switch I, beta2 and alpha5 regions of Cdc42. A carboxy-terminal beta-hairpin and alpha-helix pack against switch II. The Phe-X-His-X2-His portion of the CRIB motif and the alpha-helix appear to mediate sensitivity to the nucleotide switch through contacts to residues 36-40 of Cdc42. Discrimination between the Rho-family members is likely to be governed by GBD contacts to the switch I and alpha5 regions of the GTPases. Structural and biochemical data suggest that GBD-sequence divergence outside the CRIB motif may reflect additional regulatory interactions with functional domains that are specific to individual effectors.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Cellular Biochemistry and Biophysics Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
GTP-BINDING RHO-LIKE PROTEIN
A
179Homo sapiensGene Names: CDC42
Find proteins for P60953 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P60953
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
WISKOTT-ALDRICH SYNDROME PROTEIN WASP
B
59Homo sapiensGene Names: WAS (IMD2)
Find proteins for P42768 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: WAS
Go to UniProtKB:  P42768
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MG
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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GCP
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A
PHOSPHOMETHYLPHOSPHONIC ACID GUANYLATE ESTER
C11 H18 N5 O13 P3
PHBDHXOBFUBCJD-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 80 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: LEAST RESTRAINT VIOLATION 
  • Olderado: 1CEE Olderado

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1999-06-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-26
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance