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Crystal structure of transthyretin mutant I84S at PH 7.5


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.251 
  • R-Value Work: 0.195 

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Literature

Acidic pH-induced conformational changes in amyloidogenic mutant transthyretin

Pasquato, N.Berni, R.Folli, C.Alfieri, B.Cendron, L.Zanotti, G.

(2007) J.Mol.Biol. 366: 711-719

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.11.076
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  2G3X, 2G3Z, 2G4E, 2G4G
  • Also Cited By: 3BT0, 3CXF, 3DJR, 3DJS, 3DJT, 3DJZ, 3DK0, 3DK2, 3DO4, 4I85, 4I87, 4I89

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Several proteins, including transthyretin (TTR), can generate in tissues extracellular insoluble aggregates, in the form of fibrils, that are associated with pathological states known as amyloidoses. To date, more than 80 different TTR point mutation ...

    Several proteins, including transthyretin (TTR), can generate in tissues extracellular insoluble aggregates, in the form of fibrils, that are associated with pathological states known as amyloidoses. To date, more than 80 different TTR point mutations have been associated with hereditary amyloidosis in humans. In vitro, the formation of amyloid fibrils by human TTR is known to be triggered by acidic pH. We show here that, in vitro, the natural amyloidogenic I84S and the non-natural I84A TTR mutant forms exhibit a propensity to produce fibrils in an acidic medium significantly higher than that of wild-type TTR. The two mutant forms have been crystallized at both neutral and acidic pH. Their neutral pH crystal structures are very similar to that of wild-type TTR, consistent with previous evidence indicating that only minor structural changes are induced by amyloidogenic mutations. On the contrary, their crystal structures at moderately low pH (4.6) show significant conformational differences as compared to their neutral pH structures. Remarkably, such changes are not induced in wild-type TTR crystallized at low pH. The most relevant consist of the unwinding of the TTR short alpha-helix and of the change in conformation of the loop connecting the alpha-helix to beta-strand F. Only one monomer of the crystallographic dimer is affected, causing a disruption of the tetrameric symmetry. This asymmetry and a possible destabilization of the tetrameric quaternary structure of TTR may be responsible for the amyloidogenic potential of the two TTR mutant forms at low pH.


    Related Citations: 
    • A comparative analysis of 23 structures of the amyloidogenic protein transthyretin
      Hornberg, A.,Eneqvist, T.,Olofsson, A.,Lundgren, E.,Sauer-Eriksson, A.E.
      (2000) J.Mol.Biol. 302: 649


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry, University of Padua, and ICTB, Section of Padua, Via Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Transthyretin
A, B
127Homo sapiensGene Names: TTR (PALB)
Find proteins for P02766 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: TTR
Go to UniProtKB:  P02766
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.251 
  • R-Value Work: 0.195 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 42.902α = 90.00
b = 85.344β = 90.00
c = 65.375γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MAR345data collection
CCP4data scaling
REFMACrefinement
MOLREPphasing
MOSFLMdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2007-01-16
    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