1LB9

Crystal structure of the Non-desensitizing GluR2 ligand binding core mutant (S1S2J-L483Y) in complex with antagonist DNQX at 2.3 A resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 

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Literature

Mechanism of glutamate receptor desensitization.

Sun, Y.Olson, R.Horning, M.Armstrong, N.Mayer, M.Gouaux, E.

(2002) Nature 417: 245-253

  • DOI: 10.1038/417245a
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  1LB8, 1LBB, 1LBC
  • Also Cited By: 3H6T, 3H6U, 3H6V, 3H6W, 3TDJ, 3TKD

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ligand-gated ion channels transduce chemical signals into electrical impulses by opening a transmembrane pore in response to binding one or more neurotransmitter molecules. After activation, many ligand-gated ion channels enter a desensitized state i ...

    Ligand-gated ion channels transduce chemical signals into electrical impulses by opening a transmembrane pore in response to binding one or more neurotransmitter molecules. After activation, many ligand-gated ion channels enter a desensitized state in which the neurotransmitter remains bound but the ion channel is closed. Although receptor desensitization is crucial to the functioning of many ligand-gated ion channels in vivo, the molecular basis of this important process has until now defied analysis. Using the GluR2 AMPA-sensitive glutamate receptor, we show here that the ligand-binding cores form dimers and that stabilization of the intradimer interface by either mutations or allosteric modulators reduces desensitization. Perturbations that destabilize the interface enhance desensitization. Receptor activation involves conformational changes within each subunit that result in an increase in the separation of portions of the receptor that are linked to the ion channel. Our analysis defines the dimer interface in the resting and activated state, indicates how ligand binding is coupled to gating, and suggests modes of dimer dimer interaction in the assembled tetramer. Desensitization occurs through rearrangement of the dimer interface, which disengages the agonist-induced conformational change in the ligand-binding core from the ion channel gate.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, 650 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Glutamate receptor 2
A, B
263Rattus norvegicusGene Names: Gria2 (Glur2)
Find proteins for P19491 (Rattus norvegicus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P19491
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
Query on SO4

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B
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
DNQ
Query on DNQ

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A, B
6,7-DINITROQUINOXALINE-2,3-DIONE
DNQX
C8 H2 N4 O6
YEUPBRRGMWBCEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
DNQKi: 1660 - 2090 nM (87) BINDINGDB
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 62.276α = 90.00
b = 93.408β = 90.00
c = 97.866γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
AMoREphasing
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2002-06-05
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-28
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-08-16
    Type: Refinement description, Source and taxonomy