2NRY

Crystal structure of IRAK-4


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.15 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.261 
  • R-Value Work: 0.209 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.212 

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Literature

Crystal structures of IRAK-4 kinase in complex with inhibitors: a serine/threonine kinase with tyrosine as a gatekeeper.

Wang, Z.Liu, J.Sudom, A.Ayres, M.Li, S.Wesche, H.Powers, J.P.Walker, N.P.C.

(2006) Structure 14: 1835-1844

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2006.11.001
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2NRU, 2NRY

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor-associated kinase-4 (IRAK-4) is a serine/threonine kinase that plays an essential role in signal transduction by Toll/IL-1 receptors (TIRs). Here, we report the crystal structures of the phosphorylated human IRAK-4 kinase domain in complex with a potent inhibitor and with staurosporine to 2 ...

    Interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor-associated kinase-4 (IRAK-4) is a serine/threonine kinase that plays an essential role in signal transduction by Toll/IL-1 receptors (TIRs). Here, we report the crystal structures of the phosphorylated human IRAK-4 kinase domain in complex with a potent inhibitor and with staurosporine to 2.0 and 2.2 A, respectively. The structures reveal that IRAK-4 has a unique tyrosine gatekeeper residue that interacts with the conserved glutamate from helix alphaC. Consequently, helix alphaC is "pulled in" to maintain the active orientation, and the usual pre-existing hydrophobic back pocket of the ATP-binding site is abolished. The peptide substrate-binding site is more open when compared with other protein kinases due to a marked movement of helix alphaG. The pattern of phosphate ligand interactions in the activation loop bears a close resemblance to that of a tyrosine kinase. Our results provide insights into IRAK-4 function and the design of selective inhibitors.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Structure, Amgen, Inc., 1120 Veterans Boulevard, South San Francisco, California 94080, USA. zwang@amgen.com



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
interleukin-1 receptor-associated kinase 4A, B, C, D307Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: IRAK4
EC: 2.7.11.1
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
TPO
Query on TPO
A, B, C, DL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC4 H10 N O6 PTHR
Binding Affinity Annotations 
IDSourceBinding Affinity
STO BindingDB:  2NRY Kd: 1.7 (nM) from 1 assay(s)
IC50: min: 4.2, max: 34 (nM) from 3 assay(s)
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.15 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.261 
  • R-Value Work: 0.209 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.212 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 141.502α = 90
b = 139.748β = 123.76
c = 87.656γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2006-12-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
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