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Crystal structure of thrombin bound to heparin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.85 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.209 

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Literature

Crystal structure of thrombin bound to heparin

Carter, W.J.Cama, E.Huntington, J.A.

(2005) J.Biol.Chem. 280: 2745-2749

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M411606200

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Thrombin is the final protease in the blood coagulation cascade and serves both pro- and anticoagulant functions through the cleavage of several targets. The ability of thrombin to specifically recognize a wide range of substrates derives from intera ...

    Thrombin is the final protease in the blood coagulation cascade and serves both pro- and anticoagulant functions through the cleavage of several targets. The ability of thrombin to specifically recognize a wide range of substrates derives from interactions that occur outside of the active site of thrombin. Thrombin possesses two anion binding exosites, which mediate many of its interactions with cofactors and substrates, and although many structures of thrombin have been solved, few such interactions have been described in molecular detail. Glycosaminoglycan binding to exosite II of thrombin plays a major role in switching off the procoagulant functions of thrombin by mediating its irreversible inhibition by circulating serpins and by its binding to the endothelial cell surface receptor thrombomodulin. Here we report the 1.85-A structure of human alpha-thrombin bound to a heparin fragment of eight monosaccharide units in length. The asymmetric unit is composed of two thrombin dimers, each sharing a single heparin octasaccharide chain. The observed interactions are fully consistent with previous mutagenesis studies and illustrate on a molecular level the cofactor interaction that is critical for the restriction of clotting to the site of blood vessel injury.


    Organizational Affiliation

    University of Cambridge, Department of Haematology, Division of Structural Medicine, Thrombosis Research Unit, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2XY, United Kingdom.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Thrombin light chain
A, C, E, G
36Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: F2
EC: 3.4.21.5
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Thrombin heavy chain
B, D, F, H
259Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: F2
EC: 3.4.21.5
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Go to UniProtKB:  P00734
Small Molecules
Ligands 9 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NA
Query on NA

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B, D, F, H
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
0G6
Query on 0G6

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B, D, F, H
D-phenylalanyl-N-[(2S,3S)-6-{[amino(iminio)methyl]amino}-1-chloro-2-hydroxyhexan-3-yl]-L-prolinamide
PPACK
C21 H34 Cl N6 O3
DVFLYEYCMMLBTQ-VSZNYVQBSA-O
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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B, D, F, H
GLYCEROL
GLYCERIN; PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MAN
Query on MAN

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H
ALPHA-D-MANNOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-PQMKYFCFSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SGN
Query on SGN

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B, D
N,O6-DISULFO-GLUCOSAMINE
C6 H13 N O11 S2
DQTRACMFIGDHSN-UKFBFLRUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
BMA
Query on BMA

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H
BETA-D-MANNOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-RWOPYEJCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NDG
Query on NDG

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B, D, F, H
2-(ACETYLAMINO)-2-DEOXY-A-D-GLUCOPYRANOSE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-PVFLNQBWSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
IDS
Query on IDS

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B, D
2-O-sulfo-alpha-L-idopyranuronic acid
O2-SULFO-GLUCURONIC ACID
C6 H10 O10 S
COJBCAMFZDFGFK-VCSGLWQLSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NAG
Query on NAG

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B, H
N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Biologically Interesting Molecules 1 Unique
IDChainsNameType/Class2D Diagram3D Interactions
PRD_000020 (0G6)
Query on PRD_000020
B,D,F,HD-Phe-Pro-Arg-CH2ClPeptide-like / Inhibitor

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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.85 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.209 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 80.907α = 90.00
b = 80.841β = 101.05
c = 114.144γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CCP4data scaling
MOSFLMdata reduction
CNSrefinement
MOLREPphasing
TRUNCATEdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-11-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Atomic model, Database references, Derived calculations, Non-polymer description, Structure summary, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2013-02-27
    Type: Other