2MZ7

Structure of Tau(267-312) bound to Microtubules


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 200 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Folding of the Tau Protein on Microtubules.

Kadavath, H.Jaremko, M.Jaremko, M.Biernat, J.Mandelkow, E.Zweckstetter, M.

(2015) Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 54: 10347-10351

  • DOI: 10.1002/anie.201501714
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2MZ7

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Microtubules are regulated by microtubule-associated proteins. However, little is known about the structure of microtubule-associated proteins in complex with microtubules. Herein we show that the microtubule-associated protein Tau, which is intrinsically disordered in solution, locally folds into a stable structure upon binding to microtubules ...

    Microtubules are regulated by microtubule-associated proteins. However, little is known about the structure of microtubule-associated proteins in complex with microtubules. Herein we show that the microtubule-associated protein Tau, which is intrinsically disordered in solution, locally folds into a stable structure upon binding to microtubules. While Tau is highly flexible in solution and adopts a β-sheet structure in amyloid fibrils, in complex with microtubules the conserved hexapeptides at the beginning of the Tau repeats two and three convert into a hairpin conformation. Thus, binding to microtubules stabilizes a unique conformation in Tau.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Center for the Molecular Physiology of the Brain, University Medical Center, Göttingen (Germany). markus.zweckstetter@dzne.de.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Microtubule-associated protein tauA46Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MAPTMAPTLMTBT1TAU
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 200 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2015-07-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-09-02
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-01-31
    Changes: Database references