1FKN

Structure of Beta-Secretase Complexed with Inhibitor


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.224 
  • R-Value Work: 0.180 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.180 

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Literature

Structure of the protease domain of memapsin 2 (beta-secretase) complexed with inhibitor.

Hong, L.Koelsch, G.Lin, X.Wu, S.Terzyan, S.Ghosh, A.K.Zhang, X.C.Tang, J.

(2000) Science 290: 150-153

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5489.150
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1FKN

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Memapsin 2 (beta-secretase) is a membrane-associated aspartic protease involved in the production of beta-amyloid peptide in Alzheimer's disease and is a major target for drug design. We determined the crystal structure of the protease domain of huma ...

    Memapsin 2 (beta-secretase) is a membrane-associated aspartic protease involved in the production of beta-amyloid peptide in Alzheimer's disease and is a major target for drug design. We determined the crystal structure of the protease domain of human memapsin 2 complexed to an eight-residue inhibitor at 1.9 angstrom resolution. The active site of memapsin 2 is more open and less hydrophobic than that of other human aspartic proteases. The subsite locations from S4 to S2' are well defined. A kink of the inhibitor chain at P2' and the change of chain direction of P3' and P4' may be mimicked to provide inhibitor selectivity.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Protein Studies Program and Crystallography Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 NE 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
MEMAPSIN 2AB391Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: BACE1BACEKIAA1149
EC: 3.4.23.46
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Go to UniProtKB:  P56817
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PHAROS  P56817
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
inhibitorCD7N/AMutation(s): 0 
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Biologically Interesting Molecules (External Reference) 1 Unique
Entity ID: 2
IDChainsNameType/Class2D Diagram3D Interactions
PRD_000290
Query on PRD_000290
C, DBETA-SECRETASE INHIBITOR OM99-2Peptide-like /  Inhibitor

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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.224 
  • R-Value Work: 0.180 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.180 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 53.652α = 90
b = 85.853β = 101.36
c = 109.237γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing
CNSrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2000-10-09
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-01-08
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Atomic model, Database references, Derived calculations, Non-polymer description, Structure summary, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2012-12-12
    Changes: Other