2GL7

Crystal Structure of a beta-catenin/BCL9/Tcf4 complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.267 
  • R-Value Work: 0.221 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.223 

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Literature

Crystal Structure of a beta-Catenin/BCL9/Tcf4 Complex.

Sampietro, J.Dahlberg, C.L.Cho, U.S.Hinds, T.R.Kimelman, D.Xu, W.

(2006) Mol Cell 24: 293-300

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2006.09.001
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2GL7

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The canonical Wnt pathway plays critical roles in embryonic development, stem cell growth, and tumorigenesis. Stimulation of the Wnt pathway leads to the association of beta-catenin with Tcf and BCL9 in the nucleus, resulting in the transactivation of Wnt target genes ...

    The canonical Wnt pathway plays critical roles in embryonic development, stem cell growth, and tumorigenesis. Stimulation of the Wnt pathway leads to the association of beta-catenin with Tcf and BCL9 in the nucleus, resulting in the transactivation of Wnt target genes. We have determined the crystal structure of a beta-catenin/BCL9/Tcf-4 triple complex at 2.6 A resolution. Our studies reveal that the beta-catenin binding site of BCL9 is distinct from that of most other beta-catenin partners and forms a good target for developing drugs that block canonical Wnt/beta-catenin signaling. The BCL9 beta-catenin binding domain (CBD) forms an alpha helix that binds to the first armadillo repeat of beta-catenin, which can be mutated to prevent beta-catenin binding to BCL9 without affecting cadherin or alpha-catenin binding. We also demonstrate that beta-catenin Y142 phosphorylation, which has been proposed to regulate BCL9-2 binding, does not directly affect the interaction of beta-catenin with either BCL9 or BCL9-2.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Beta-cateninA, D550Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: CTNNB1CTNNBOK/SW-cl.35PRO2286
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Transcription factor 7-like 2B, E53Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TCF7L2TCF4
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B-cell lymphoma 9 proteinC, F46Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: BCL9
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GTEx:  ENSG00000116128 
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.267 
  • R-Value Work: 0.221 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.223 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 96.764α = 90
b = 119.441β = 90
c = 130.549γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
HKL-2000data reduction
AMoREphasing
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2006-04-04 
  • Released Date: 2006-10-31 
  • Deposition Author(s): Sampietro, J.

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2006-10-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Advisory, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2021-10-20
    Changes: Database references