2MAH

Solution structure of Smoothened


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Structural insights into the role of the Smoothened cysteine-rich domain in Hedgehog signalling.

Rana, R.Carroll, C.E.Lee, H.J.Bao, J.Marada, S.Grace, C.R.Guibao, C.D.Ogden, S.K.Zheng, J.J.

(2013) Nat Commun 4: 2965-2965

  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3965

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Smoothened (Smo) is a member of the Frizzled (FzD) class of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), and functions as the key transducer in the Hedgehog (Hh) signalling pathway. Smo has an extracellular cysteine-rich domain (CRD), indispensable for its f ...

    Smoothened (Smo) is a member of the Frizzled (FzD) class of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), and functions as the key transducer in the Hedgehog (Hh) signalling pathway. Smo has an extracellular cysteine-rich domain (CRD), indispensable for its function and downstream Hh signalling. Despite its essential role, the functional contribution of the CRD to Smo signalling has not been clearly elucidated. However, given that the FzD CRD binds to the endogenous Wnt ligand, it has been proposed that the Smo CRD may bind its own endogenous ligand. Here we present the NMR solution structure of the Drosophila Smo CRD, and describe interactions between the glucocorticoid budesonide (Bud) and the Smo CRDs from both Drosophila and human. Our results highlight a function of the Smo CRD, demonstrating its role in binding to small-molecule modulators.


    Organizational Affiliation

    1] Department of Structural Biology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA [2] Integrated Program in Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Protein smoothened
A
128Drosophila melanogasterGene Names: smo
Find proteins for P91682 (Drosophila melanogaster)
Go to UniProtKB:  P91682
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-03-05
    Type: Initial release