2ACM

Solution structure of the SEA domain of human mucin 1 (MUC1)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with acceptable covalent geometry, structures with the least restraint violations 

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Literature

Autoproteolysis coupled to protein folding in the SEA domain of the membrane-bound MUC1 mucin

Macao, B.Johansson, D.G.A.Hansson, G.C.Hard, T.

(2006) Nat Struct Mol Biol 13: 71-76

  • DOI: 10.1038/nsmb1035
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2ACM

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The single cell layer of the lungs and the gastrointestinal tract is protected by the mucus formed by large glycoproteins called mucins. Transmembrane mucins typically contain 110-residue SEA domains located next to the membrane. These domains undergo post-translational cleavage between glycine and serine in a characteristic GSVVV sequence, but the two peptides remain tightly associated ...

    The single cell layer of the lungs and the gastrointestinal tract is protected by the mucus formed by large glycoproteins called mucins. Transmembrane mucins typically contain 110-residue SEA domains located next to the membrane. These domains undergo post-translational cleavage between glycine and serine in a characteristic GSVVV sequence, but the two peptides remain tightly associated. We show that the SEA domain of the human MUC1 transmembrane mucin undergoes a novel type of autoproteolysis, which is catalyzed by conformational stress and the conserved serine hydroxyl. We propose that self-cleaving SEA domains have evolved to dissociate as a result of mechanical rather than chemical stress at the apical cell membrane and that this protects epithelial cells from rupture. We further suggest that the cell can register mechanical shear at the mucosal surface if the dissociation is signaled via loss of a SEA-binding protein.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Medical Biochemistry, Göteborg University, Box 440, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Mucin-1A66Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MUC1PUM
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Mucin-1B55Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MUC1PUM
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with acceptable covalent geometry, structures with the least restraint violations 
  • OLDERADO: 2ACM Olderado

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2006-01-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance