2ASU

Crystal Structure of the beta-chain of HGFl/MSP


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.85 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.200 

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Literature

Crystal structure of the beta-chain of human hepatocyte growth factor-like/macrophage stimulating protein.

Carafoli, F.Chirgadze, D.Y.Blundell, T.L.Gherardi, E.

(2005) FEBS J 272: 5799-5807

  • DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2005.04968.x
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2ASU

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Hepatocyte growth factor like/macrophage stimulating protein (HGFl/MSP) and hepatocyte growth factor/scatter factor (HGF/SF) define a distinct family of vertebrate-specific growth factors structurally related to the blood proteinase precursor plasmin ...

    Hepatocyte growth factor like/macrophage stimulating protein (HGFl/MSP) and hepatocyte growth factor/scatter factor (HGF/SF) define a distinct family of vertebrate-specific growth factors structurally related to the blood proteinase precursor plasminogen and with important roles in development and cancer. Although the two proteins share a similar domain structure and mechanism of activation, there are differences between HGFl/MSP and HGF/SF in terms of the contribution of individual domains to receptor binding. Here we present a crystal structure of the 30 kDa beta-chain of human HGFl/MSP, a serine proteinase homology domain containing the high-affinity binding site for the RON receptor. The structure describes at 1.85 Angstrom resolution the region of the domain corresponding to the receptor binding site recently defined in the HGF/SF beta-chain, namely the central cleft harboring the three residues corresponding to the catalytic ones of active proteinases (numbers in brackets define the sequence position according to the standard chymotrypsinogen numbering system) [Gln522 (c57), Gln568 (c102) and Tyr661 (c195)] and an adjacent loop flanking the S1 specificity pocket and containing residues Asn682 (c217) and Arg683 (c218) previously shown to be essential for binding of HGFl/MSP to the RON receptor. The study confirms the concept that the serine proteinase homology domains of HGFl/MSP and HGF/SF bind their receptors in an 'enzyme-substrate' mode, reflecting the common evolutionary origin of the plasminogen-related growth factors and the proteinases of the clotting and fibrinolytic pathways. However, analysis of the intermolecular interactions in the crystal lattice of beta-chain HGFl/MSP fails to show the same contacts seen in the HGF/SF structures and does not support a conserved mode of dimerization of the serine proteinase homology domains of HGFl/MSP and HGF/SF responsible for receptor activation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    MRC Centre, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Hepatocyte growth factor-like proteinA19Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MST1HGFLD3F15S2DNF15S2
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Hepatocyte growth factor-like proteinB234Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: MST1HGFLD3F15S2DNF15S2
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.85 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.200 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 75.676α = 90
b = 75.848β = 90
c = 47.973γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
XDSdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-11-10
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Refinement description