2K1A

Bicelle-embedded integrin alpha(IIB) transmembrane segment


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 21 
  • Conformers Submitted: 21 
  • Selection Criteria: all calculated structures submitted 

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Literature

Structure of the Integrin {alpha}IIb Transmembrane Segment.

Lau, T.L.Dua, V.Ulmer, T.S.

(2008) J Biol Chem 283: 16162-16168

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M801748200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2K1A

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Integrin cell-adhesion receptors transduce signals bidirectionally across the plasma membrane via the single-pass transmembrane segments of each alpha and beta subunit. While the beta3 transmembrane segment consists of a linear 29-residue alpha-helix, the structure of the alphaIIb transmembrane segment reveals a linear 24-residue alpha-helix (Ile-966 -Lys-989) followed by a backbone reversal that packs Phe-992-Phe-993 against the transmembrane helix ...

    Integrin cell-adhesion receptors transduce signals bidirectionally across the plasma membrane via the single-pass transmembrane segments of each alpha and beta subunit. While the beta3 transmembrane segment consists of a linear 29-residue alpha-helix, the structure of the alphaIIb transmembrane segment reveals a linear 24-residue alpha-helix (Ile-966 -Lys-989) followed by a backbone reversal that packs Phe-992-Phe-993 against the transmembrane helix. The length of the alphaIIb transmembrane helix implies the absence of a significant transmembrane helix tilt in contrast to its partnering beta3 subunit. Sequence alignment shows Gly-991-Phe-993 to be fully conserved among all 18 human integrin alpha subunits, suggesting that their unusual structural motif is prototypical for integrin alpha subunits. The alphaIIb transmembrane structure demonstrates a level of complexity within the membrane that is beyond simple transmembrane helices and forms the structural basis for assessing the extent of structural and topological rearrangements upon alphaIIb-beta3 association, i.e. integrin transmembrane signaling.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Integrin alpha-IIbA42Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ITGA2BGP2BITGAB
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PHAROS:  P08514
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 21 
  • Conformers Submitted: 21 
  • Selection Criteria: all calculated structures submitted 
  • OLDERADO: 2K1A Olderado

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2008-04-15
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance