2NMN

Crystal structure of human galectin-3 carbohydrate-recognising domain at 2.45 angstrom resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.163 

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Literature

Slow diffusion of lactose out of galectin-3 crystals monitored by X-ray crystallography: possible implications for ligand-exchange protocols.

Collins, P.M.Hidari, K.I.Blanchard, H.

(2007) Acta Crystallogr.,Sect.D 63: 415-419

  • DOI: 10.1107/S090744490605270X
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Galectin-3 is a multifunctional carbohydrate-binding protein that has roles in cancer progression. In addition to carbohydrate-dependent extracellular functions, galectin-3 participates in carbohydrate-independent intracellular signalling pathways, i ...

    Galectin-3 is a multifunctional carbohydrate-binding protein that has roles in cancer progression. In addition to carbohydrate-dependent extracellular functions, galectin-3 participates in carbohydrate-independent intracellular signalling pathways, including apoptosis, via protein-protein interactions, some of which engage the carbohydrate-binding groove. When ligands bind within this site, conformational rearrangements are induced and information on unliganded galectin-3 is therefore valuable for structure-based drug design. Removal of cocrystallized lactose from the human galectin-3 carbohydrate-recognition domain was achieved via crystal soaking, but took weeks despite low affinity. Pre-soaking to remove lactose enabled the subsequent binding of cryoprotectant glycerol, whereas when the lactose was not removed a priori the glycerol could not displace it in the short cryosoaking time frame. This slow diffusion of lactose out of the crystals contrasts with the entrance of glycerol, which takes place within minutes. The importance of the removal of incumbent ligands prior to attempts to introduce alternative ligands is indicated, even for proteins exhibiting low affinity for ligands, and has significance for ligand exchange in structure-based drug design.


    Organizational Affiliation

    The Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University (Gold Coast Campus), PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, Queensland 9726, Australia.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Galectin-3
A
138Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: LGALS3 (MAC2)
Find proteins for P17931 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: LGALS3
Go to UniProtKB:  P17931
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
BGC
Query on BGC

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A
BETA-D-GLUCOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-VFUOTHLCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GAL
Query on GAL

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A
BETA-D-GALACTOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-FPRJBGLDSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.163 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 37.341α = 90.00
b = 58.238β = 90.00
c = 63.731γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PROTEUM PLUSdata collection
LSCALEdata scaling
AMoREphasing
SAINTdata reduction
REFMACrefinement

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2007-03-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-18
    Type: Refinement description