1U4F

Crystal Structure of Cytoplasmic Domains of IRK1 (Kir2.1) channel


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.41 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.281 
  • R-Value Work: 0.225 

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Literature

Cytoplasmic domain structures of Kir2.1 and Kir3.1 show sites for modulating gating and rectification

Pegan, S.Arrabit, C.Zhou, W.Kwiatkowski, W.Collins, A.Slesinger, P.A.Choe, S.

(2005) Nat.Neurosci. 8: 279-287

  • DOI: 10.1038/nn1411
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
  • Also Cited By: 2XKY

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • N- and C-terminal cytoplasmic domains of inwardly rectifying K (Kir) channels control the ion-permeation pathway through diverse interactions with small molecules and protein ligands in the cytoplasm. Two new crystal structures of the cytoplasmic dom ...

    N- and C-terminal cytoplasmic domains of inwardly rectifying K (Kir) channels control the ion-permeation pathway through diverse interactions with small molecules and protein ligands in the cytoplasm. Two new crystal structures of the cytoplasmic domains of Kir2.1 (Kir2.1(L)) and the G protein-sensitive Kir3.1 (Kir3.1(S)) channels in the absence of PIP(2) show the cytoplasmic ion-permeation pathways occluded by four cytoplasmic loops that form a girdle around the central pore (G-loop). Significant flexibility of the pore-facing G-loop of Kir2.1(L) and Kir3.1(S) suggests a possible role as a diffusion barrier between cytoplasmic and transmembrane pores. Consistent with this, mutations of the G-loop disrupted gating or inward rectification. Structural comparison shows a di-aspartate cluster on the distal end of the cytoplasmic pore of Kir2.1(L) that is important for modulating inward rectification. Taken together, these results suggest the cytoplasmic domains of Kir channels undergo structural changes to modulate gating and inward rectification.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Inward rectifier potassium channel 2
A, B, C, D
270Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Kcnj2 (Irk1)
Find proteins for P35561 (Mus musculus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P35561
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.41 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.281 
  • R-Value Work: 0.225 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 112.461α = 90.00
b = 138.294β = 90.00
c = 138.745γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data collection
AMoREphasing
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-03-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2013-03-06
    Type: Other
  • Version 1.4: 2017-08-23
    Type: Refinement description, Source and taxonomy