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NMR solution structure of human Saposin C in SDS micelles


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 200 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Solution structure of human saposin C in a detergent environment.

Hawkins, C.A.Alba, E.Tjandra, N.

(2005) J.Mol.Biol. 346: 1381-1392

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2004.12.045

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Saposin C is a lysosomal, membrane-binding protein that acts as an activator for the hydrolysis of glucosylceramide by the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. We used high-resolution NMR to determine the three-dimensional solution structure of saposin C in th ...

    Saposin C is a lysosomal, membrane-binding protein that acts as an activator for the hydrolysis of glucosylceramide by the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. We used high-resolution NMR to determine the three-dimensional solution structure of saposin C in the presence of the detergent sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS). This structure provides the first representation of membrane bound saposin C at the atomic level. In the presence of SDS, the protein adopts an open conformation with an exposed hydrophobic pocket. In contrast, the previously reported NMR structure of saposin C in the absence of SDS is compact and contains a hydrophobic core that is not exposed to the solvent. NMR data indicate that the SDS molecules interact with the hydrophobic pocket. The structure of saposin C in the presence of SDS is very similar to a monomer in the saposin B homodimer structure. Their comparison reveals possible similarity in the type of protein/lipid interaction as well as structural components differentiating their quaternary structures and functional specificity.


    Related Citations: 
    • Solution structure of human saposin C: pH-dependent interaction with phospholipid vesicles
      de Alba, E.,Weiler, S.,Tjandra, N.
      (2003) Biochemistry 42: 14729


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 50 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Proactivator polypeptide
A
84Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PSAP (GLBA, SAP1)
Find proteins for P07602 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: PSAP
Go to UniProtKB:  P07602
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 200 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • Olderado: 1SN6 Olderado

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-03-01
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance