1EG4

STRUCTURE OF A DYSTROPHIN WW DOMAIN FRAGMENT IN COMPLEX WITH A BETA-DYSTROGLYCAN PEPTIDE


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.197 

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Literature

Structure of a WW domain containing fragment of dystrophin in complex with beta-dystroglycan.

Huang, X.Poy, F.Zhang, R.Joachimiak, A.Sudol, M.Eck, M.J.

(2000) Nat Struct Biol 7: 634-638

  • DOI: 10.1038/77923
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1EG4, 1EG3

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Dystrophin and beta-dystroglycan are components of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DGC), a multimolecular assembly that spans the cell membrane and links the actin cytoskeleton to the extracellular basal lamina. Defects in the dystrophin gene ar ...

    Dystrophin and beta-dystroglycan are components of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DGC), a multimolecular assembly that spans the cell membrane and links the actin cytoskeleton to the extracellular basal lamina. Defects in the dystrophin gene are the cause of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies. The C-terminal region of dystrophin binds the cytoplasmic tail of beta-dystroglycan, in part through the interaction of its WW domain with a proline-rich motif in the tail of beta-dystroglycan. Here we report the crystal structure of this portion of dystrophin in complex with the proline-rich binding site in beta-dystroglycan. The structure shows that the dystrophin WW domain is embedded in an adjacent helical region that contains two EF-hand-like domains. The beta-dystroglycan peptide binds a composite surface formed by the WW domain and one of these EF-hands. Additionally, the structure reveals striking similarities in the mechanisms of proline recognition employed by WW domains and SH3 domains.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Cancer Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
BETA-DYSTROGLYCANP15N/AMutation(s): 0 
Find proteins for Q14118 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  Q14118
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DYSTROPHINA261Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DMD
Find proteins for P11532 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P11532
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.197 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 48.68α = 90
b = 67.05β = 90
c = 83.84γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DMmodel building
X-PLORrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
DMphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2000-08-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance