1W1H

Crystal Structure of the PDK1 Pleckstrin Homology (PH) domain


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.206 
  • R-Value Work: 0.156 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.157 

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Literature

Structural Insights Into the Regulation of Pdk1 by Phosphoinositides and Inositol Phosphates

Komander, D.Fairservice, A.Deak, M.Kular, G.S.Prescott, A.R.Downes, C.P.Safrany, S.T.Alessi, D.R.Van Aalten, D.M.F.

(2004) EMBO J 23: 3918

  • DOI: 10.1038/sj.emboj.7600379
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1W1H, 1W1G, 1W1D

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • 3-phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase-1 (PDK1) phosphorylates and activates many kinases belonging to the AGC subfamily. PDK1 possesses a C-terminal pleckstrin homology (PH) domain that interacts with PtdIns(3,4,5)P3/PtdIns(3,4)P2 and with lowe ...

    3-phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase-1 (PDK1) phosphorylates and activates many kinases belonging to the AGC subfamily. PDK1 possesses a C-terminal pleckstrin homology (PH) domain that interacts with PtdIns(3,4,5)P3/PtdIns(3,4)P2 and with lower affinity to PtdIns(4,5)P2. We describe the crystal structure of the PDK1 PH domain, in the absence and presence of PtdIns(3,4,5)P3 and Ins(1,3,4,5)P4. The structures reveal a 'budded' PH domain fold, possessing an N-terminal extension forming an integral part of the overall fold, and display an unusually spacious ligand-binding site. Mutagenesis and lipid-binding studies were used to define the contribution of residues involved in phosphoinositide binding. Using a novel quantitative binding assay, we found that Ins(1,3,4,5,6)P5 and InsP6, which are present at micromolar levels in the cytosol, interact with full-length PDK1 with nanomolar affinities. Utilising the isolated PDK1 PH domain, which has reduced affinity for Ins(1,3,4,5,6)P5/InsP6, we perform localisation studies that suggest that these inositol phosphates serve to anchor a portion of cellular PDK1 in the cytosol, where it could activate its substrates such as p70 S6-kinase and p90 ribosomal S6 kinase that do not interact with phosphoinositides.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
3-PHOSPHOINOSITIDE DEPENDENT PROTEIN KINASE-1ABCD151Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PDPK1PDK1
EC: 2.7.1.37 (PDB Primary Data), 2.7.11.1 (UniProt)
Find proteins for O15530 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  O15530
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
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A, B, C, D
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
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A, B, C
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.206 
  • R-Value Work: 0.156 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.157 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 42.69α = 90
b = 65.276β = 97.49
c = 101.123γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
CrystalCleardata reduction
d*TREKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-11-19
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance