3EAH

Structure of inhibited human eNOS oxygenase domain


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.44 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.258 
  • R-Value Work: 0.213 

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Literature

Anchored plasticity opens doors for selective inhibitor design in nitric oxide synthase.

Garcin, E.D.Arvai, A.S.Rosenfeld, R.J.Kroeger, M.D.Crane, B.R.Andersson, G.Andrews, G.Hamley, P.J.Mallinder, P.R.Nicholls, D.J.St-Gallay, S.A.Tinker, A.C.Gensmantel, N.P.Mete, A.Cheshire, D.R.Connolly, S.Stuehr, D.J.Aberg, A.Wallace, A.V.Tainer, J.A.Getzoff, E.D.

(2008) Nat.Chem.Biol. 4: 700-707

  • DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.115
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) enzymes synthesize nitric oxide, a signal for vasodilatation and neurotransmission at low concentrations and a defensive cytotoxin at higher concentrations. The high active site conservation among all three NOS isozymes hi ...

    Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) enzymes synthesize nitric oxide, a signal for vasodilatation and neurotransmission at low concentrations and a defensive cytotoxin at higher concentrations. The high active site conservation among all three NOS isozymes hinders the design of selective NOS inhibitors to treat inflammation, arthritis, stroke, septic shock and cancer. Our crystal structures and mutagenesis results identified an isozyme-specific induced-fit binding mode linking a cascade of conformational changes to a new specificity pocket. Plasticity of an isozyme-specific triad of distant second- and third-shell residues modulates conformational changes of invariant first-shell residues to determine inhibitor selectivity. To design potent and selective NOS inhibitors, we developed the anchored plasticity approach: anchor an inhibitor core in a conserved binding pocket, then extend rigid bulky substituents toward remote specificity pockets, which become accessible upon conformational changes of flexible residues. This approach exemplifies general principles for the design of selective enzyme inhibitors that overcome strong active site conservation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Molecular Biology and Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, MB4, La Jolla, California 92037, USA. egarcin@umbc.edu




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Nitric oxide synthase, endothelial
A, B
427Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: NOS3
EC: 1.14.13.39
Find proteins for P29474 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P29474
Small Molecules
Ligands 5 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
Query on ZN

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A
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
327
Query on 327

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A, B
(3S,5E)-3-propyl-3,4-dihydrothieno[2,3-f][1,4]oxazepin-5(2H)-imine
C10 H14 N2 O S
JIIBOYBTIWHZFJ-ZETCQYMHSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CL
Query on CL

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A, B
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
HEC
Query on HEC

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A, B
HEME C
C34 H34 Fe N4 O4
HXQIYSLZKNYNMH-LJNAALQVSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MPD
Query on MPD

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A, B
(4S)-2-METHYL-2,4-PENTANEDIOL
C6 H14 O2
SVTBMSDMJJWYQN-YFKPBYRVSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
327IC50: 40 nM BINDINGMOAD
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.44 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.258 
  • R-Value Work: 0.213 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 71.090α = 90.00
b = 90.150β = 90.00
c = 156.100γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-10-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance