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Crystal Structure of a Constitutively Activated RhoA Mutant (Q63L)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.55 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.190 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.163 

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Literature

Structure of a constitutively activated RhoA mutant (Q63L) at 1.55 A resolution.

Longenecker, K.Read, P.Lin, S.K.Somlyo, A.P.Nakamoto, R.K.Derewenda, Z.S.

(2003) Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 59: 876-880

  • DOI: 10.1107/s0907444903005390
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Mutants of the small G protein RhoA that are deficient in GTPase activity and thereby exhibit constitutive molecular signaling activity are commonly used to discover its cellular functions. In particular, two such mutants, Gly14-->Val (G14V) and Gln6 ...

    Mutants of the small G protein RhoA that are deficient in GTPase activity and thereby exhibit constitutive molecular signaling activity are commonly used to discover its cellular functions. In particular, two such mutants, Gly14-->Val (G14V) and Gln63-->Leu (Q63L), are often used interchangeably for such studies. However, while their in vitro rates of GTP hydrolysis are very similar, differences are observed in their other functional properties. The structure of G14V-RhoA is known; in order to assess whether structural variations are responsible for functional differences, the crystal structure of a Q63L-RhoA bound to the GTP-analog 5'-guanylylimidodiphosphate (GMPPNP) was determined at 1.5 A resolution. Overall, the structure is very similar to that of G14V-RhoA, but the significantly higher resolution data permit an improved basis for structural analysis and comparison. The data support the notion that differences observed between the mutants in vivo are likely to arise from altered affinities for RhoGDI and not from direct structural differences.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
TRANSFORMING PROTEIN RHOAA184Homo sapiensMutation(s): 2 
Gene Names: RHOAARH12ARHARHO12
EC: 3.6.5.2
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PHAROS  P61586
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GNP
Query on GNP

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A
PHOSPHOAMINOPHOSPHONIC ACID-GUANYLATE ESTER
C10 H17 N6 O13 P3
UQABYHGXWYXDTK-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
DIO
Query on DIO

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A
1,4-DIETHYLENE DIOXIDE
C4 H8 O2
RYHBNJHYFVUHQT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.55 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.190 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.163 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 60.581α = 90
b = 73.34β = 90
c = 48.041γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2003-05-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance