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- PubMed: 8939750
- DOI: 10.1016/s0969-2126(96)00134-7
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:
- PubMed Abstract:
- Crystallographic Evidence for Dimerization of Unliganded Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor
Naismith, J.H., Devine, T.Q., Brandhuber, B.J., Sprang, S.R.
(1995) J Biol Chem 270: 13303
- Two Crystal Forms of the Extracellular Domain of Type I Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor
Rodseth, L.E., Brandhuber, B., Devine, T.Q., Eck, M.J., Hale, K., Naismith, J.H., Sprang, S.R.
(1994) J Mol Biol 239: 332
- Crystal Structure of the Soluble Human 55 Kd Tnf Receptor-Human Tnf Beta Complex: Implications for Tnf Receptor Activation
Banner, D.W., D'Arcy, A., Janes, W., Gentz, R., Schoenfeld, H.J., Broger, C., Loetscher, H., Lesslauer, W.
(1993) Cell 73: 431
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is a powerful cytokine that is involved in immune and pro-inflammatory responses. Two TNF receptors that belong to the cysteine-rich low affinity nerve growth factor receptor family (TNF-R1 and TNF-R2) are the sole mediato ...
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is a powerful cytokine that is involved in immune and pro-inflammatory responses. Two TNF receptors that belong to the cysteine-rich low affinity nerve growth factor receptor family (TNF-R1 and TNF-R2) are the sole mediators of TNF signalling. Signalling is thought to occur when a trimer of TNF binds to the extracellular domains of two or three receptor molecules, which permits aggregation and activation of the cytoplasmic domains. The complex is then internalized within an endocytic vesicle, whereupon it dissociates at low pH. Structure of the soluble extracellular domain of the receptor (sTNF-R1) both in the unliganded and TNF-bound state have previously been determined. In both instances, the fourth subdomain of the receptor was found to be partly disordered. In the unliganded state at pH 7.5, the extracellular domain forms two distinct types of dimer, parallel and antiparallel; the antiparallel dimer occludes the TNF-binding.
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