3D44

Crystal structure of HePTP in complex with a dually phosphorylated Erk2 peptide mimetic


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.9 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.204 
  • R-Value Work: 0.164 

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Literature

Structural basis of substrate recognition by hematopoietic tyrosine phosphatase.

Critton, D.A.Tortajada, A.Stetson, G.Peti, W.Page, R.

(2008) Biochemistry 47: 13336-13345

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi801724n
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Hematopoietic tyrosine phosphatase (HePTP) is one of three members of the kinase interaction motif (KIM) phosphatase family which also includes STEP and PCPTP1. The KIM-PTPs are characterized by a 15 residue sequence, the KIM, which confers specific ...

    Hematopoietic tyrosine phosphatase (HePTP) is one of three members of the kinase interaction motif (KIM) phosphatase family which also includes STEP and PCPTP1. The KIM-PTPs are characterized by a 15 residue sequence, the KIM, which confers specific high-affinity binding to their only known substrates, the MAP kinases Erk and p38, an interaction which is critical for their ability to regulate processes such as T cell differentiation (HePTP) and neuronal signaling (STEP). The KIM-PTPs are also characterized by a unique set of residues in their PTP substrate binding loops, where 4 of the 13 residues are differentially conserved among the KIM-PTPs as compared to more than 30 other class I PTPs. One of these residues, T106 in HePTP, is either an aspartate or asparagine in nearly every other PTP. Using multiple techniques, we investigate the role of these KIM-PTP specific residues in order to elucidate the molecular basis of substrate recognition by HePTP. First, we used NMR spectroscopy to show that Erk2-derived peptides interact specifically with HePTP at the active site. Next, to reveal the molecular details of this interaction, we solved the high-resolution three-dimensional structures of two distinct HePTP-Erk2 peptide complexes. Strikingly, we were only able to obtain crystals of these transient complexes using a KIM-PTP specific substrate-trapping mutant, in which the KIM-PTP specific residue T106 was mutated to an aspartic acid (T106D). The introduced aspartate side chain facilitates the coordination of the bound peptides, thereby stabilizing the active dephosphorylation complex. These structures establish the essential role of HePTP T106 in restricting HePTP specificity to only those substrates which are able to interact with KIM-PTPs via the KIM (e.g., Erk2, p38). Finally, we describe how this interaction of the KIM is sufficient for overcoming the otherwise weak interaction at the active site of KIM-PTPs.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Tyrosine-protein phosphatase non-receptor type 7
A
308Homo sapiensMutation(s): 2 
Gene Names: PTPN7
EC: 3.1.3.48
Find proteins for P35236 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P35236
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Mitogen-activated protein kinase 1 peptide
B
8Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: MAPK1 (ERK2, PRKM1, PRKM2)
EC: 2.7.11.24
Find proteins for P28482 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: MAPK1
Go to UniProtKB:  P28482
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CL
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A
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
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A
GLYCEROL
GLYCERIN; PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
PTR
Query on PTR
B
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC9 H12 N O6 PTYR
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.9 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.204 
  • R-Value Work: 0.164 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 119.072α = 90.00
b = 38.880β = 124.89
c = 83.698γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2009-03-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Non-polymer description, Version format compliance