1S50

X-ray structure of the GluR6 ligand binding core (S1S2A) in complex with glutamate at 1.65 A resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.65 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.230 
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 

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Literature

Crystal structures of the GluR5 and GluR6 ligand binding cores: Molecular mechanisms underlying kainate receptor selectivity

Mayer, M.L.

(2005) Neuron 45: 539-552

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2005.01.031
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  1S7Y, 1S9T, 1SD3, 1TT1, 1TXF
  • Also Cited By: 2F34, 2F35, 2F36, 3C31, 3C32, 3C33, 3C34, 3C35, 3C36

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Little is known about the molecular mechanisms underlying differences in the ligand binding properties of AMPA, kainate, and NMDA subtype glutamate receptors. Crystal structures of the GluR5 and GluR6 kainate receptor ligand binding cores in complexe ...

    Little is known about the molecular mechanisms underlying differences in the ligand binding properties of AMPA, kainate, and NMDA subtype glutamate receptors. Crystal structures of the GluR5 and GluR6 kainate receptor ligand binding cores in complexes with glutamate, 2S,4R-4-methylglutamate, kainate, and quisqualate have now been solved. The structures reveal that the ligand binding cavities are 40% (GluR5) and 16% (GluR6) larger than for GluR2. The binding of AMPA- and GluR5-selective agonists to GluR6 is prevented by steric occlusion, which also interferes with the high-affinity binding of 2S,4R-4-methylglutamate to AMPA receptors. Strikingly, the extent of domain closure produced by the GluR6 partial agonist kainate is only 3 degrees less than for glutamate and 11 degrees greater than for the GluR2 kainate complex. This, together with extensive interdomain contacts between domains 1 and 2 of GluR5 and GluR6, absent from AMPA receptors, likely contributes to the high stability of GluR5 and GluR6 kainate complexes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA. mlm@helix.nih.gov




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Glutamate Receptor 6
A
259Rattus norvegicusGene Names: Grik2 (Glur6)
Find proteins for P42260 (Rattus norvegicus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P42260
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GLU
Query on GLU

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A
GLUTAMIC ACID
C5 H9 N O4
WHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N
 Ligand Interaction
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
GLUKi: 1400 nM BINDINGMOAD
GLUKi: 63 nM PDBBIND
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.65 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.230 
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • Space Group: P 61
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 52.272α = 90.00
b = 52.272β = 90.00
c = 169.411γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data collection
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2004-01-19 
  • Released Date: 2005-02-08 
  • Deposition Author(s): Mayer, M.L.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-02-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-07-26
    Type: Advisory, Refinement description, Source and taxonomy