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SOLUTION STRUCTURE OF THE SPINDLE ASSEMBLY CHECKPOINT PROTEIN HUMAN MAD2


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
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Literature

Structure of the Mad2 spindle assembly checkpoint protein and its interaction with Cdc20.

Luo, X.Fang, G.Coldiron, M.Lin, Y.Yu, H.Kirschner, M.W.Wagner, G.

(2000) Nat Struct Biol 7: 224-229

  • DOI: 10.1038/73338
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
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  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The checkpoint protein Mad2 inhibits the activity of the anaphase promoting complex by sequestering Cdc20 until all chromosomes are aligned at the metaphase plate. We report the solution structure of human Mad2 and its interaction with Cdc20. Mad2 po ...

    The checkpoint protein Mad2 inhibits the activity of the anaphase promoting complex by sequestering Cdc20 until all chromosomes are aligned at the metaphase plate. We report the solution structure of human Mad2 and its interaction with Cdc20. Mad2 possesses a novel three-layered alpha/beta fold with three alpha-helices packed between two beta-sheets. Using deletion mutants we identified the minimal Mad2-binding region of human Cdc20 as a 40-residue segment immediately N-terminal to the WD40 repeats. Mutagenesis and NMR titration experiments show that a C-terminal flexible region of Mad2 is required for binding to Cdc20. Mad2 and Cdc20 form a tight 1:1 heterodimeric complex in which the C-terminal segment of Mad2 becomes folded. These results provide the first structural insight into mechanisms of the spindle assembly checkpoint.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
SPINDLE ASSEMBLY CHECKPOINT PROTEINA187Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MAD2L1MAD2
Find proteins for Q13257 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q13257
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PHAROS  Q13257
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2000-03-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance