1DE4

HEMOCHROMATOSIS PROTEIN HFE COMPLEXED WITH TRANSFERRIN RECEPTOR


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.265 
  • R-Value Work: 0.231 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.231 

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Literature

Crystal structure of the hereditary haemochromatosis protein HFE complexed with transferrin receptor.

Bennett, M.J.Lebron, J.A.Bjorkman, P.J.

(2000) Nature 403: 46-53

  • DOI: 10.1038/47417
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1DE4

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • HFE is related to major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I proteins and is mutated in the iron-overload disease hereditary haemochromatosis. HFE binds to the transferrin receptor (TfR), a receptor by which cells acquire iron-loaded transferrin. ...

    HFE is related to major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I proteins and is mutated in the iron-overload disease hereditary haemochromatosis. HFE binds to the transferrin receptor (TfR), a receptor by which cells acquire iron-loaded transferrin. The 2.8 A crystal structure of a complex between the extracellular portions of HFE and TfR shows two HFE molecules which grasp each side of a twofold symmetric TfR dimer. On a cell membrane containing both proteins, HFE would 'lie down' parallel to the membrane, such that the HFE helices that delineate the counterpart of the MHC peptide-binding groove make extensive contacts with helices in the TfR dimerization domain. The structures of TfR alone and complexed with HFE differ in their domain arrangement and dimer interfaces, providing a mechanism for communicating binding events between TfR chains. The HFE-TfR complex suggests a binding site for transferrin on TfR and sheds light upon the function of HFE in regulating iron homeostasis.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HEMOCHROMATOSIS PROTEINADG275Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HFEHLAH
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PHAROS  Q30201
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
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BETA-2-MICROGLOBULINBEH99Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2MCDABP0092HDCMA22P
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PHAROS  P61769
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
TRANSFERRIN RECEPTORCFI640Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TFRC
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PHAROS  P02786
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Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NAG
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C, F, I
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
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G
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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CA
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C, F, I
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.265 
  • R-Value Work: 0.231 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.231 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 110.4α = 90
b = 144.4β = 93.6
c = 327.1γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SHARPphasing
CNSrefinement

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2000-01-19
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Non-polymer description, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Data collection, Derived calculations, Structure summary