1TN6

Protein Farnesyltransferase Complexed with a Rap2a Peptide Substrate and a FPP Analog at 1.8A Resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.199 
  • R-Value Work: 0.179 

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Literature

Crystallographic analysis of CaaX prenyltransferases complexed with substrates defines rules of protein substrate selectivity

Reid, T.S.Terry, K.L.Casey, P.J.Beese, L.S.

(2004) J.Mol.Biol. 343: 417-433

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2004.08.056
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Post-translational modifications are essential for the proper function of many proteins in the cell. The attachment of an isoprenoid lipid (a process termed prenylation) by protein farnesyltransferase (FTase) or geranylgeranyltransferase type I (GGTa ...

    Post-translational modifications are essential for the proper function of many proteins in the cell. The attachment of an isoprenoid lipid (a process termed prenylation) by protein farnesyltransferase (FTase) or geranylgeranyltransferase type I (GGTase-I) is essential for the function of many signal transduction proteins involved in growth, differentiation, and oncogenesis. FTase and GGTase-I (also called the CaaX prenyltransferases) recognize protein substrates with a C-terminal tetrapeptide recognition motif called the Ca1a2X box. These enzymes possess distinct but overlapping protein substrate specificity that is determined primarily by the sequence identity of the Ca1a2X motif. To determine how the identity of the Ca1a2X motif residues and sequence upstream of this motif affect substrate binding, we have solved crystal structures of FTase and GGTase-I complexed with a total of eight cognate and cross-reactive substrate peptides, including those derived from the C termini of the oncoproteins K-Ras4B, H-Ras and TC21. These structures suggest that all peptide substrates adopt a common binding mode in the FTase and GGTase-I active site. Unexpectedly, while the X residue of the Ca1a2X motif binds in the same location for all GGTase-I substrates, the X residue of FTase substrates can bind in one of two different sites. Together, these structures outline a series of rules that govern substrate peptide selectivity; these rules were utilized to classify known protein substrates of CaaX prenyltransferases and to generate a list of hypothetical substrates within the human genome.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Protein farnesyltransferase alpha subunit
A
382Homo sapiensGene Names: FNTA
EC: 2.5.1.58, 2.5.1.59
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Protein farnesyltransferase beta subunit
B
437Homo sapiensGene Names: FNTB
EC: 2.5.1.58
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
peptide derived from the C-terminus of Rap2a
C
11N/A
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SUC
Query on SUC

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B
SUCROSE
C12 H22 O11
CZMRCDWAGMRECN-UGDNZRGBSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ZN
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B
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACY
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A, B
ACETIC ACID
C2 H4 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
FII
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B
[(3,7,11-TRIMETHYL-DODECA-2,6,10-TRIENYLOXYCARBAMOYL)-METHYL]-PHOSPHONIC ACID
FPP ANALOG
C17 H30 N O5 P
JAOBYUCYSAOLHS-XGGJEREUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.199 
  • R-Value Work: 0.179 
  • Space Group: P 61
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 178.474α = 90.00
b = 178.474β = 90.00
c = 64.697γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling
DENZOdata reduction
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-11-02
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance