2LAW

Structure of the second WW domain from human YAP in complex with a human Smad1 derived peptide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 300 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with acceptable covalent geometry 

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Literature

A Smad action turnover switch operated by WW domain readers of a phosphoserine code.

Aragon, E.Goerner, N.Zaromytidou, A.I.Xi, Q.Escobedo, A.Massague, J.Macias, M.J.

(2011) Genes Dev 25: 1275-1288

  • DOI: 10.1101/gad.2060811
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2LAZ, 2LAY, 2LAX, 2LAW, 2LAJ, 2LB3, 2LB2, 2LB1, 2LB0

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • When directed to the nucleus by TGF-β or BMP signals, Smad proteins undergo cyclin-dependent kinase 8/9 (CDK8/9) and glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK3) phosphorylations that mediate the binding of YAP and Pin1 for transcriptional action, and of ubiquitin ligases Smurf1 and Nedd4L for Smad destruction ...

    When directed to the nucleus by TGF-β or BMP signals, Smad proteins undergo cyclin-dependent kinase 8/9 (CDK8/9) and glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK3) phosphorylations that mediate the binding of YAP and Pin1 for transcriptional action, and of ubiquitin ligases Smurf1 and Nedd4L for Smad destruction. Here we demonstrate that there is an order of events-Smad activation first and destruction later-and that it is controlled by a switch in the recognition of Smad phosphoserines by WW domains in their binding partners. In the BMP pathway, Smad1 phosphorylation by CDK8/9 creates binding sites for the WW domains of YAP, and subsequent phosphorylation by GSK3 switches off YAP binding and adds binding sites for Smurf1 WW domains. Similarly, in the TGF-β pathway, Smad3 phosphorylation by CDK8/9 creates binding sites for Pin1 and GSK3, then adds sites to enhance Nedd4L binding. Thus, a Smad phosphoserine code and a set of WW domain code readers provide an efficient solution to the problem of coupling TGF-β signal delivery to turnover of the Smad signal transducers.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural and Computational Biology Programme, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona, Spain.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Yorkie homologA38Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: YAP1YAP65
Find proteins for P46937 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P46937
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Mothers against decapentaplegic homolog 1B12Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: SMAD1BSP1MADH1MADR1
Find proteins for Q15797 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  Q15797
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 300 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with acceptable covalent geometry 
  • OLDERADO: 2LAW Olderado

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-07-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance