1R8Y

Crystal Structure of Mouse Glycine N-Methyltransferase (Monoclinic Form)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.285 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.224 

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Literature

Glycine N-methyltransferases: a comparison of the crystal structures and kinetic properties of recombinant human, mouse and rat enzymes.

Pakhomova, S.Luka, Z.Grohmann, S.Wagner, C.Newcomer, M.E.

(2004) Proteins 57: 331-337

  • DOI: 10.1002/prot.20209
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1R74, 1R8Y, 1R8X

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Glycine N-methyltransferases (GNMTs) from three mammalian sources were compared with respect to their crystal structures and kinetic parameters. The crystal structure for the rat enzyme was published previously. Human and mouse GNMT were expressed in Escherichia coli in order to determine their crystal structures ...

    Glycine N-methyltransferases (GNMTs) from three mammalian sources were compared with respect to their crystal structures and kinetic parameters. The crystal structure for the rat enzyme was published previously. Human and mouse GNMT were expressed in Escherichia coli in order to determine their crystal structures. Mouse GNMT was crystallized in two crystal forms, a monoclinic form and a tetragonal form. Comparison of the three structures reveals subtle differences, which may relate to the different kinetic properties of the enzymes. The flexible character of several loops surrounding the active site, along with an analysis of the active site boundaries, indicates that the observed conformations of human and mouse GNMTs are more open than that of the rat enzyme. There is an increase in kcat when going from rat to mouse to human, suggesting a correlation with the increased flexibility of some structural elements of the respective enzymes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
glycine N-methyltransferaseA, B, C, D, E, F, G, H292Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Gnmt
EC: 2.1.1.20
UniProt
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.285 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.224 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 107.98α = 90
b = 108.3β = 93.71
c = 119.01γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
MAR345data collection
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2004-09-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Refinement description