1G5W

SOLUTION STRUCTURE OF HUMAN HEART-TYPE FATTY ACID BINDING PROTEIN


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with lowest violations of experimental constraints 

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Literature

Spin-system heterogeneities indicate a selected-fit mechanism in fatty acid binding to heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP).

Lucke, C.Rademacher, M.Zimmerman, A.W.van Moerkerk, H.T.Veerkamp, J.H.Ruterjans, H.

(2001) Biochem J 354: 259-266

  • DOI: 10.1042/0264-6021:3540259
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1G5W

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Recent advances in the characterization of fatty acid-binding proteins (FABPs) by NMR have enabled various research groups to investigate the function of these proteins in aqueous solution. The binding of fatty acid molecules to FABPs, which proceeds through a portal region on the protein surface, is of particular interest ...

    Recent advances in the characterization of fatty acid-binding proteins (FABPs) by NMR have enabled various research groups to investigate the function of these proteins in aqueous solution. The binding of fatty acid molecules to FABPs, which proceeds through a portal region on the protein surface, is of particular interest. In the present study we have determined the three-dimensional solution structure of human heart-type FABP by multi-dimensional heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy. Subsequently, in combination with data collected on a F57S mutant we have been able to show that different fatty acids induce distinct conformational states of the protein backbone in this portal region, depending on the chain length of the fatty acid ligand. This indicates that during the binding process the protein accommodates the ligand molecule by a "selected-fit" mechanism. In fact, this behaviour appears to be especially pronounced in the heart-type FABP, possibly due to a more rigid backbone structure compared with other FABPs, as suggested by recent NMR relaxation studies. Thus differences in the dynamic behaviours of these proteins may be the key to understanding the variations in ligand affinity and specificity within the FABP family.


    Related Citations: 
    • Three-dimensional structure of recombinant human muscle fatty acid-binding protein
      Zanotti, G., Scapin, G., Spandon, P., Veerkamp, J.H., Sacchettini, J.C.
      (1992) J Biol Chem 267: 18541
    • Structural studies on human muscle fatty acid-binding protein at 1.4 A resolution: binding interactions with three C18 fatty acids
      Young, A.C.M., Scapin, G., Kromminga, A., Patel, S.B., Veerkamp, J.H., Sacchettini, J.C.
      (1994) Structure 2: 523
    • Three-dimensional structure of bovine heart fatty-acid-binding protein with bound palmitic acid, determined by multidimensional NMR spectroscopy
      Lassen, D., Luecke, C., Kveder, M., Mesgarzadeh, A., Schmidt, J.M., Specht, B., Lezius, A., Spener, F., Rueterjans, H.
      (1995) Eur J Biochem 230: 266

    Organizational Affiliation

    Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Marie-Curie-Strasse 9, 60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.



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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
FATTY ACID-BINDING PROTEINA132Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: FABP3FABP11MDGI
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with lowest violations of experimental constraints 
  • OLDERADO: 1G5W Olderado

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2001-03-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance