2CI3

Crystal Structure of Dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase crystal form I


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.219 
  • R-Value Work: 0.188 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.188 

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Literature

Structure of the Mammalian Nos Regulator Dimethylarginine Dimethylaminohydrolase: A Basis for the Design of Specific Inhibitors.

Frey, D.Braun, O.Briand, C.Vasak, M.Grutter, M.G.

(2006) Structure 14: 901

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2006.03.006
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase (DDAH) is involved in the regulation of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) by metabolizing the free endogenous arginine derivatives N(omega)-methyl-L-arginine (MMA) and N(omega),N(omega)-dimethyl-L-arginine (ADMA), wh ...

    Dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase (DDAH) is involved in the regulation of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) by metabolizing the free endogenous arginine derivatives N(omega)-methyl-L-arginine (MMA) and N(omega),N(omega)-dimethyl-L-arginine (ADMA), which are competitive inhibitors of NOS. Here, we present high-resolution crystal structures of DDAH isoform 1 (DDAH-1) isolated from bovine brain in complex with different inhibitors, including S-nitroso-L-homocysteine and Zn2+, a regulator of this mammalian enzyme. The structure of DDAH-1 consists of a propeller-like fold similar to other arginine-modifying enzymes and a flexible loop, which adopts different conformations and acts as a lid at the entrance of the active site. The orientation and interaction mode of inhibitors in the active site give insight into the regulation and the molecular mechanism of the enzyme. The presented structures provide a basis for the structure-based development of specific DDAH-1 inhibitors that might be useful in the therapeutic treatment of NOS dysfunction-related diseases.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
NG, NG-DIMETHYLARGININE DIMETHYLAMINOHYDROLASE 1A284Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DDAH1
EC: 3.5.3.18
Find proteins for P56965 (Bos taurus)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P56965
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.219 
  • R-Value Work: 0.188 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.188 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 40.461α = 90
b = 79.619β = 108.52
c = 44.879γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-05-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance