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Crystal structure of human carboxylesterase in complex with taurocholate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.255 
  • R-Value Work: 0.219 

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Literature

Multisite promiscuity in the processing of endogenous substrates by human carboxylesterase 1

Bencharit, S.Edwards, C.C.Morton, C.L.Howard-Williams, E.L.Kuhn, P.Potter, P.M.Redinbo, M.R.

(2006) J.Mol.Biol. 363: 201-214

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.08.025
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Human carboxylesterase 1 (hCE1) is a drug and endobiotic-processing serine hydrolase that exhibits relatively broad substrate specificity. It has been implicated in a variety of endogenous cholesterol metabolism pathways including the following appar ...

    Human carboxylesterase 1 (hCE1) is a drug and endobiotic-processing serine hydrolase that exhibits relatively broad substrate specificity. It has been implicated in a variety of endogenous cholesterol metabolism pathways including the following apparently disparate reactions: cholesterol ester hydrolysis (CEH), fatty acyl Coenzyme A hydrolysis (FACoAH), acyl-Coenzyme A:cholesterol acyltransfer (ACAT), and fatty acyl ethyl ester synthesis (FAEES). The structural basis for the ability of hCE1 to perform these catalytic actions involving large substrates and products has remained unclear. Here we present four crystal structures of the hCE1 glycoprotein in complexes with the following endogenous substrates or substrate analogues: Coenzyme A, the fatty acid palmitate, and the bile acids cholate and taurocholate. While the active site of hCE1 was known to be promiscuous and capable of interacting with a variety of chemically distinct ligands, these structures reveal that the enzyme contains two additional ligand-binding sites and that each site also exhibits relatively non-specific ligand-binding properties. Using this multisite promiscuity, hCE1 appears structurally capable of assembling several catalytic events depending, apparently, on the physiological state of the cellular environment. These results expand our understanding of enzyme promiscuity and indicate that, in the case of hCE1, multiple non-specific sites are employed to perform distinct catalytic actions.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Liver carboxylesterase 1
A, B, C
542Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CES1 (CES2, SES1)
Find proteins for P23141 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P23141
Small Molecules
Ligands 5 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
TCH
Query on TCH

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A, B, C
TAUROCHOLIC ACID
C26 H45 N O7 S
WBWWGRHZICKQGZ-HZAMXZRMSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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A, B, C
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
NDG
Query on NDG

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C
2-(ACETYLAMINO)-2-DEOXY-A-D-GLUCOPYRANOSE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-PVFLNQBWSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NAG
Query on NAG

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A, B
N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SIA
Query on SIA

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A, B, C
O-SIALIC ACID
C11 H19 N O9
SQVRNKJHWKZAKO-YRMXFSIDSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.255 
  • R-Value Work: 0.219 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 55.419α = 90.00
b = 179.954β = 90.00
c = 201.087γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
AMoREphasing
MOSFLMdata reduction
CNSrefinement
ADSCdata collection

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-08-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2007-10-22
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Derived calculations, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2011-10-12
    Type: Advisory