2Y1W

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF COACTIVATOR ASSOCIATED ARGININE METHYLTRANSFERASE 1 (CARM1) IN COMPLEX WITH SINEFUNGIN AND INDOLE INHIBITOR


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.205 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.205 

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Literature

Structural Basis for Carm1 Inhibition by Indole and Pyrazole Inhibitors

Sack, J.S.Thieffine, S.Bandiera, T.Fasolini, M.Duke, G.J.Jayaraman, L.Kish, K.F.Klei, H.E.Purandare, A.V.Rosettani, P.Troiani, S.Xie, D.Bertrand, J.A.

(2011) Biochem J 436: 331

  • DOI: 10.1042/BJ20102161
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2Y1W, 2Y1X

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • CARM1 (co-activator-associated arginine methyltransferase 1) is a PRMT (protein arginine N-methyltransferase) family member that catalyses the transfer of methyl groups from SAM (S-adenosylmethionine) to the side chain of specific arginine residues of substrate proteins ...

    CARM1 (co-activator-associated arginine methyltransferase 1) is a PRMT (protein arginine N-methyltransferase) family member that catalyses the transfer of methyl groups from SAM (S-adenosylmethionine) to the side chain of specific arginine residues of substrate proteins. This post-translational modification of proteins regulates a variety of transcriptional events and other cellular processes. Moreover, CARM1 is a potential oncological target due to its multiple roles in transcription activation by nuclear hormone receptors and other transcription factors such as p53. Here, we present crystal structures of the CARM1 catalytic domain in complex with cofactors [SAH (S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine) or SNF (sinefungin)] and indole or pyazole inhibitors. Analysis of the structures reveals that the inhibitors bind in the arginine-binding cavity and the surrounding pocket that exists at the interface between the N- and C-terminal domains. In addition, we show using ITC (isothermal titration calorimetry) that the inhibitors bind to the CARM1 catalytic domain only in the presence of the cofactor SAH. Furthermore, sequence differences for select residues that interact with the inhibitors may be responsible for the CARM1 selectivity against PRMT1 and PRMT3. Together, the structural and biophysical information should aid in the design of both potent and specific inhibitors of CARM1.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Research and Development, P.O. Box 4000, Princeton, NJ 08543-4000, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HISTONE-ARGININE METHYLTRANSFERASE CARM1A, B, C, D348Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CARM1PRMT4
EC: 2.1.1.125 (PDB Primary Data), 2.1.1.319 (UniProt)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q86X55
PHAROS:  Q86X55
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Binding Affinity Annotations 
IDSourceBinding Affinity
849 PDBBind:  2Y1W Kd: 465 (nM) from 1 assay(s)
BindingDB:  2Y1W IC50: 30 (nM) from 1 assay(s)
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.205 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.205 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 74.896α = 90
b = 98.471β = 90
c = 207.184γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
MOLREPphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2011-03-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-19
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance