3DP6

Crystal structure of the binding domain of the AMPA subunit GluR2 bound to glutamate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.55 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.222 

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Literature

Structure of the S1S2 glutamate binding domain of GLuR3.

Ahmed, A.H.Wang, Q.Sondermann, H.Oswald, R.E.

(2008) Proteins 75: 628-637

  • DOI: 10.1002/prot.22274
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3DLN, 3DP4, 3DP6

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Glutamate receptors are the most prevalent excitatory neurotransmitter receptors in the vertebrate central nervous system. Determining the structural differences between the binding sites of different subtypes is crucial to our understanding of neuronal circuits and to the development of subtype specific drugs ...

    Glutamate receptors are the most prevalent excitatory neurotransmitter receptors in the vertebrate central nervous system. Determining the structural differences between the binding sites of different subtypes is crucial to our understanding of neuronal circuits and to the development of subtype specific drugs. The structures of the binding domain (S1S2) of the GluR3 (flip) AMPA receptor subunit bound to glutamate and AMPA and the GluR2 (flop) subunit bound to glutamate were determined by X-ray crystallography to 1.9, 2.1, and 1.55 A, respectively. Overall, the structure of GluR3 (flip) S1S2 is very similar to GluR2 (flop) S1S2 (backbone RMSD of 0.30 +/- 0.05 for glutamate-bound and 0.26 +/- 0.01 for AMPA-bound). The differences in the flip and flop isoforms are subtle and largely arise from one hydrogen bond across the dimer interface and associated water molecules. Comparison of the binding affinity for various agonists and partial agonists suggest that the S1S2 domains of GluR2 and GluR3 show only small differences in affinity, unlike what is found for the intact receptors (with the exception of one ligand, Cl-HIBO, which has a 10-fold difference in affinity for GluR2 vs. GluR3).


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Glutamate receptor 2A, B, C279Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Gria2Glur2
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.55 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.222 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 113.84α = 90
b = 163.184β = 90
c = 47.324γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHENIXphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2008-11-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2017-08-02
    Changes: Source and taxonomy