2P4N

Human Monomeric Kinesin (1BG2) and Bovine Tubulin (1JFF) Docked into the 9-Angstrom Cryo-EM Map of Nucleotide-Free Kinesin Complexed to the Microtubule


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 9 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

The beginning of kinesin's force-generating cycle visualized at 9-A resolution.

Sindelar, C.V.Downing, K.H.

(2007) J.Cell Biol. 177: 377-385

  • DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200612090

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • We have used cryo-electron microscopy of kinesin-decorated microtubules to resolve the structure of the motor protein kinesin's crucial nucleotide response elements, switch I and the switch II helix, in kinesin's poorly understood nucleotide-free sta ...

    We have used cryo-electron microscopy of kinesin-decorated microtubules to resolve the structure of the motor protein kinesin's crucial nucleotide response elements, switch I and the switch II helix, in kinesin's poorly understood nucleotide-free state. Both of the switch elements undergo conformational change relative to the microtubule-free state. The changes in switch I suggest a role for it in "ejecting" adenosine diphosphate when kinesin initially binds to the microtubule. The switch II helix has an N-terminal extension, apparently stabilized by conserved microtubule contacts, implying a microtubule activation mechanism that could convey the state of the bound nucleotide to kinesin's putative force-delivering element (the "neck linker"). In deriving this structure, we have adapted an image-processing technique, single-particle reconstruction, for analyzing decorated microtubules. The resulting reconstruction visualizes the asymmetric seam present in native, 13-protofilament microtubules, and this method will provide an avenue to higher-resolution characterization of a variety of microtubule- binding proteins, as well as the microtubule itself.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Kinesin heavy chain
K
325Homo sapiensGene Names: KIF5B (KNS, KNS1)
Find proteins for P33176 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: KIF5B
Go to UniProtKB:  P33176
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Tubulin alpha chain
A
451Sus scrofaGene Names: TUBA1A
Find proteins for P02550 (Sus scrofa)
Go to Gene View: TUBA1A
Go to UniProtKB:  P02550
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Tubulin beta chain
B
445Bos taurusGene Names: TUBB2B
Find proteins for Q6B856 (Bos taurus)
Go to Gene View: TUBB2B
Go to UniProtKB:  Q6B856
Small Molecules
Ligands 6 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GDP
Query on GDP

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B
GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ZN
Query on ZN

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A
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ADP
Query on ADP

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K
ADENOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O10 P2
XTWYTFMLZFPYCI-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GTP
Query on GTP

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B
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A, K
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
TA1
Query on TA1

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B
TAXOL
C47 H51 N O14
RCINICONZNJXQF-MZXODVADSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 9 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-07-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance