2CH9

Crystal structure of dimeric human cystatin F


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.1 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.241 
  • R-Value Work: 0.217 

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Literature

Structural Basis of Reduction-Dependent Activation of Human Cystatin F.

Schuttelkopf, A.W.Hamilton, G.Watts, C.Van Aalten, D.M.F.

(2006) J.Biol.Chem. 281: 16570

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M601033200

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Cystatins are important natural cysteine protease inhibitors targeting primarily papain-like cysteine proteases, including cathepsins and parasitic proteases like cruzipain, but also mammalian asparaginyl endopeptidase. Mammalian cystatin F, which is ...

    Cystatins are important natural cysteine protease inhibitors targeting primarily papain-like cysteine proteases, including cathepsins and parasitic proteases like cruzipain, but also mammalian asparaginyl endopeptidase. Mammalian cystatin F, which is expressed almost exclusively in hematopoietic cells and accumulates in lysosome-like organelles, has been implicated in the regulation of antigen presentation and other immune processes. It is an unusual cystatin superfamily member with a redox-regulated activation mechanism and a restricted specificity profile. We describe the 2.1A crystal structure of human cystatin F in its dimeric "off" state. The two monomers interact in a fashion not seen before for cystatins or cystatin-like proteins that is crucially dependent on an unusual intermolecular disulfide bridge, suggesting how reduction leads to monomer formation and activation. Strikingly, core sugars for one of the two N-linked glycosylation sites of cystatin F are well ordered, and their conformation and interactions with the protein indicate that this unique feature of cystatin F may modulate its inhibitory properties, in particular its reduced affinity toward asparaginyl endopeptidase compared with other cystatins.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, Wellcome Trust Biocentre, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee DD1 5EH, Scotland.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
CYSTATIN F
A
131Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CST7
Find proteins for O76096 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: CST7
Go to UniProtKB:  O76096
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
Query on ZN

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A
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACT
Query on ACT

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A
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
NAG
Query on NAG

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A
N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
FUL
Query on FUL

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A
BETA-L-FUCOSE
6-DEOXY-BETA-L-GALACTOSE
C6 H12 O5
SHZGCJCMOBCMKK-KGJVWPDLSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.1 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.241 
  • R-Value Work: 0.217 
  • Space Group: P 41 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 65.345α = 90.00
b = 65.345β = 90.00
c = 123.183γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALEPACKdata scaling
REFMACrefinement
SHELXphasing
DENZOdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-04-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Advisory, Version format compliance