1OZT

Crystal Structure of apo-H46R Familial ALS Mutant human Cu,Zn Superoxide Dismutase (CuZnSOD) to 2.5A resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.270 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.224 

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Literature

Amyloid-like Filaments and Water-filled Nanotubes Formed by SOD1 Mutant Proteins Linked to Familial ALS

Elam, J.S.Taylor, A.B.Strange, R.Antonyuk, S.Doucette, P.A.Rodriguez, J.A.Hasnain, S.S.Hayward, L.J.Valentine, J.S.Yeates, T.O.Hart, P.J.

(2003) Nat Struct Biol 10: 461-467

  • DOI: 10.1038/nsb935
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1OEZ, 1OZU, 1OZT

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Mutations in the SOD1 gene cause the autosomal dominant, neurodegenerative disorder familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (FALS). In spinal cord neurons of human FALS patients and in transgenic mice expressing these mutant proteins, aggregates containin ...

    Mutations in the SOD1 gene cause the autosomal dominant, neurodegenerative disorder familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (FALS). In spinal cord neurons of human FALS patients and in transgenic mice expressing these mutant proteins, aggregates containing FALS SOD1 are observed. Accumulation of SOD1 aggregates is believed to interfere with axonal transport, protein degradation and anti-apoptotic functions of the neuronal cellular machinery. Here we show that metal-deficient, pathogenic SOD1 mutant proteins crystallize in three different crystal forms, all of which reveal higher-order assemblies of aligned beta-sheets. Amyloid-like filaments and water-filled nanotubes arise through extensive interactions between loop and beta-barrel elements of neighboring mutant SOD1 molecules. In all cases, non-native conformational changes permit a gain of interaction between dimers that leads to higher-order arrays. Normal beta-sheet-containing proteins avoid such self-association by preventing their edge strands from making intermolecular interactions. Loss of this protection through conformational rearrangement in the metal-deficient enzyme could be a toxic property common to mutants of SOD1 linked to FALS.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and the Center for Biomolecular Structure Analysis, The University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Superoxide dismutase [Cu-Zn] GHIJKLMN153Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: SOD1
EC: 1.15.1.1
Find proteins for P00441 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P00441
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PHAROS:  P00441
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.270 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.224 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 79.617α = 90
b = 69.998β = 110.37
c = 113.787γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2003-05-27
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance