2JUU

allo-ThrA3 DKP-insulin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

The A-chain of Insulin Contacts the Insert Domain of the Insulin Receptor: PHOTO-CROSS-LINKING AND MUTAGENESIS OF A DIABETES-RELATED CREVICE.

Huang, K.Chan, S.J.Hua, Q.X.Chu, Y.C.Wang, R.Y.Klaproth, B.Jia, W.Whittaker, J.De Meyts, P.Nakagawa, S.H.Steiner, D.F.Katsoyannis, P.G.Weiss, M.A.

(2007) J Biol Chem 282: 35337-35349

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M705996200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2JUM, 2JUV, 2JUU

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The contribution of the insulin A-chain to receptor binding is investigated by photo-cross-linking and nonstandard mutagenesis. Studies focus on the role of Val(A3), which projects within a crevice between the A- and B-chains. Engineered receptor alpha-subunits containing specific protease sites ("midi-receptors") are employed to map the site of photo-cross-linking by an analog containing a photoactivable A3 side chain (para-azido-Phe (Pap)) ...

    The contribution of the insulin A-chain to receptor binding is investigated by photo-cross-linking and nonstandard mutagenesis. Studies focus on the role of Val(A3), which projects within a crevice between the A- and B-chains. Engineered receptor alpha-subunits containing specific protease sites ("midi-receptors") are employed to map the site of photo-cross-linking by an analog containing a photoactivable A3 side chain (para-azido-Phe (Pap)). The probe cross-links to a C-terminal peptide (residues 703-719 of the receptor A isoform, KTFEDYLHNVVFVPRPS) containing side chains critical for hormone binding (underlined); the corresponding segment of the holoreceptor was shown previously to cross-link to a Pap(B25)-insulin analog. Because Pap is larger than Val and so may protrude beyond the A3-associated crevice, we investigated analogs containing A3 substitutions comparable in size to Val as follows: Thr, allo-Thr, and alpha-aminobutyric acid (Aba). Substitutions were introduced within an engineered monomer. Whereas previous studies of smaller substitutions (Gly(A3) and Ser(A3)) encountered nonlocal conformational perturbations, NMR structures of the present analogs are similar to wild-type insulin; the variant side chains are accommodated within a native-like crevice with minimal distortion. Receptor binding activities of Aba(A3) and allo-Thr(A3) analogs are reduced at least 10-fold; the activity of Thr(A3)-DKP-insulin is reduced 5-fold. The hormone-receptor interface is presumably destabilized either by a packing defect (Aba(A3)) or by altered polarity (allo-Thr(A3) and Thr(A3)). Our results provide evidence that Val(A3), a site of mutation causing diabetes mellitus, contacts the insert domain-derived tail of the alpha-subunit in a hormone-receptor complex.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
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Insulin A chain A21N/AMutation(s): 1 
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Insulin B chain B30N/AMutation(s): 3 
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Small Molecules
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
ALO
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AL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC4 H9 N O3THR
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 2JUU Olderado

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2007-10-16
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance