3CZU

Crystal structure of the human ephrin A2- ephrin A1 complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.65 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.225 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.195 

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Literature

Architecture of Eph receptor clusters.

Himanen, J.P.Yermekbayeva, L.Janes, P.W.Walker, J.R.Xu, K.Atapattu, L.Rajashankar, K.R.Mensinga, A.Lackmann, M.Nikolov, D.B.Dhe-Paganon, S.

(2010) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107: 10860-10865

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1004148107
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Eph receptor tyrosine kinases and their ephrin ligands regulate cell navigation during normal and oncogenic development. Signaling of Ephs is initiated in a multistep process leading to the assembly of higher-order signaling clusters that set off bid ...

    Eph receptor tyrosine kinases and their ephrin ligands regulate cell navigation during normal and oncogenic development. Signaling of Ephs is initiated in a multistep process leading to the assembly of higher-order signaling clusters that set off bidirectional signaling in interacting cells. However, the structural and mechanistic details of this assembly remained undefined. Here we present high-resolution structures of the complete EphA2 ectodomain and complexes with ephrin-A1 and A5 as the base unit of an Eph cluster. The structures reveal an elongated architecture with novel Eph/Eph interactions, both within and outside of the Eph ligand-binding domain, that suggest the molecular mechanism underlying Eph/ephrin clustering. Structure-function analysis, by using site-directed mutagenesis and cell-based signaling assays, confirms the importance of the identified oligomerization interfaces for Eph clustering.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Ephrin type-A receptor 2A207Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: EPHA2ECK
EC: 2.7.10.1
Find proteins for P29317 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P29317
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  • Reference Sequence

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Ephrin-A1B182Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: EFNA1EPLG1LERK1TNFAIP4
Find proteins for P20827 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P20827
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Oligosaccharides
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation
alpha-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
C
3 N-Glycosylation
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.65 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.225 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.195 
  • Space Group: P 65 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 99.431α = 90
b = 99.431β = 90
c = 204.879γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-08-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Non-polymer description, Version format compliance
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Atomic model, Data collection, Database references, Derived calculations, Structure summary