2Z4J

Crystal structure of AR LBD with SHP peptide NR Box 2


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.207 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.207 

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Literature

Interaction between the androgen receptor and a segment of its corepressor SHP

Jouravel, N.Sablin, E.Arnold, L.A.Guy, R.K.Fletterick, R.J.

(2007) Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 63: 1198-1200

  • DOI: 10.1107/S0907444907045702
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2Z4J

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The mechanisms of functional repression of the androgen receptor (AR) are crucial for the regulation of genes involved in physiological development as well as for the progression of prostate cancer. To date, only two in vivo inhibitors of AR-mediated transcription have been identified: DAX-1 and SHP (small heterodimer partner) ...

    The mechanisms of functional repression of the androgen receptor (AR) are crucial for the regulation of genes involved in physiological development as well as for the progression of prostate cancer. To date, only two in vivo inhibitors of AR-mediated transcription have been identified: DAX-1 and SHP (small heterodimer partner). SHP is a regulatory nuclear receptor (NR) that lacks DNA-binding and activation domains. Using X-ray crystallography, the interaction between peptide segments of the SHP repressor containing LxxLL-like motifs and the ligand-binding domain of AR have been investigated. Under the crystallization conditions used, it was found that of the three NR Boxes present in the SHP protein sequence, only NR Box 2 (LKKIL motif) formed a complex with AR. Determination of the crystal structure revealed that ten amino acids of the SHP peptide (14-mer) are ordered through interactions with AR. Two side chains make unique interactions that were not reported for other AR-peptide complexes. The NR Box 2 of SHP binds to an adaptable hydrophobic groove on the surface of AR in a fashion observed for other NR-LxxLL-like complexes. Comparisons of AR structures bound to coactivator peptides and the SHP peptide revealed structural similarity of their binding sites, suggesting that transcriptional AR activity may be inhibited by SHP by competing with AR coactivators.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Androgen receptorA248Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ARNR3C4DHTR
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Nuclear receptor 0B2B10N/AMutation(s): 0 
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
DHT
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C [auth A]5-ALPHA-DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE
C19 H30 O2
NVKAWKQGWWIWPM-ABEVXSGRSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.207 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.207 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 55.979α = 90
b = 66.542β = 90
c = 71.842γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
ADSCdata collection
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2007-12-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance