1WA5

Crystal structure of the exportin Cse1p complexed with its cargo (Kap60p) and RanGTP


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.234 

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Literature

Structural Basis for the Assembly of a Nuclear Export Complex

Matsuura, Y.Stewart, M.

(2004) Nature 432: 872

  • DOI: 10.1038/nature03144
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1WA5

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The nuclear import and export of macromolecular cargoes through nuclear pore complexes is mediated primarily by carriers such as importin-beta. Importins carry cargoes into the nucleus, whereas exportins carry cargoes to the cytoplasm. Transport is o ...

    The nuclear import and export of macromolecular cargoes through nuclear pore complexes is mediated primarily by carriers such as importin-beta. Importins carry cargoes into the nucleus, whereas exportins carry cargoes to the cytoplasm. Transport is orchestrated by nuclear RanGTP, which dissociates cargoes from importins, but conversely is required for cargo binding to exportins. Here we present the 2.0 A crystal structure of the nuclear export complex formed by exportin Cse1p complexed with its cargo (Kap60p) and RanGTP, thereby providing a structural framework for understanding nuclear protein export and the different functions of RanGTP in export and import. In the complex, Cse1p coils around both RanGTP and Kap60p, stabilizing the RanGTP-state and clamping the Kap60p importin-beta-binding domain, ensuring that only cargo-free Kap60p is exported. Mutagenesis indicated that conformational changes in exportins couple cargo binding to high affinity for RanGTP, generating a spring-loaded molecule to facilitate disassembly of the export complex following GTP hydrolysis in the cytoplasm.


    Organizational Affiliation

    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QH, UK.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
IMPORTIN ALPHA SUBUNITB530Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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IMPORTIN ALPHA RE-EXPORTERC960Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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GTP-BINDING NUCLEAR PROTEIN RANA176Canis lupus familiarisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RAN
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GTP
Query on GTP

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A
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.234 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 272.672α = 90
b = 72.261β = 92.57
c = 97.64γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
CNSphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-12-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance