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Structure of first WW domain of human YAP in complex with a human Smad1 doubly-phosphorilated 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:  

  • 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 ubiqui ...

    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 LengthOrganismDetails
Yorkie homolog
A
40Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: YAP1 (YAP65)
Find proteins for P46937 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: YAP1
Go to UniProtKB:  P46937
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Mothers against decapentaplegic homolog 1
B
9Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: SMAD1 (BSP1, MADH1, MADR1)
Find proteins for Q15797 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: SMAD1
Go to UniProtKB:  Q15797
Small Molecules
Modified Residues  2 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
SEP
Query on SEP
B
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC3 H8 N O6 PSER
TPO
Query on TPO
B
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC4 H10 N O6 PTHR
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

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

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

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