2ILA

STRUCTURE OF INTERLEUKIN 1ALPHA AT 2.7-ANGSTROMS RESOLUTION


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 

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Literature

Structure of interleukin 1 alpha at 2.7-A resolution.

Graves, B.J.Hatada, M.H.Hendrickson, W.A.Miller, J.K.Madison, V.S.Satow, Y.

(1990) Biochemistry 29: 2679-2684


  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The interleukin 1 (IL-1) family of proteins has a central role in modulating immune and inflammatory responses. Two major IL-1 proteins, designated alpha (IL-1 alpha) and beta (IL-1 beta), are produced by activated macrophages and other cell types. I ...

    The interleukin 1 (IL-1) family of proteins has a central role in modulating immune and inflammatory responses. Two major IL-1 proteins, designated alpha (IL-1 alpha) and beta (IL-1 beta), are produced by activated macrophages and other cell types. In an effort to understand the similarities and differences in the physicochemical and functional properties of these two proteins, a program was initiated to determine their structures. Crystals of IL-1 alpha were grown, and the three-dimensional structure at 2.7-A resolution was solved. The technique of multiple-wavelength anomalous dispersion (MAD) with the selenomethionine form of IL-1 alpha was utilized in combination with a single mercury derivative to provide the starting phases. Partial refinement of the IL-1 alpha model has been performed as well. The overall structure is composed of 14 beta-strands and a 3(10) helix. The core of this structure is a capped beta-barrell that possesses 3-fold symmetry and displays a topology similar to that observed for IL-1 beta [Priestle, J. P., et al. (1988) EMBO J. 7, 339-343] and soybean trypsin inhibitor (STI) [McLachlan, A. D. (1979) J. Mol. Biol. 133, 557-563]. In this paper, the overall structure of IL-1 alpha and the nature and fidelity of the internal 3-fold symmetry are discussed. Comparisons with IL-1 beta and STI are made within these contexts.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Roche Research Center, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, New Jersey 07110.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
INTERLEUKIN-1 ALPHA
A
155Homo sapiensGene Names: IL1A (IL1F1)
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Go to Gene View: IL1A
Go to UniProtKB:  P01583
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 31.970α = 90.00
b = 54.520β = 108.63
c = 45.630γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORrefinement
X-PLORphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1992-10-15
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance