3GHG

Crystal Structure of Human Fibrinogen


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.309 
  • R-Value Work: 0.252 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.255 

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Literature

Crystal structure of human fibrinogen.

Kollman, J.M.Pandi, L.Sawaya, M.R.Riley, M.Doolittle, R.F.

(2009) Biochemistry 48: 3877-3886

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi802205g
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3GHG

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • A crystal structure of human fibrinogen has been determined at approximately 3.3 A resolution. The protein was purified from human blood plasma, first by a cold ethanol precipitation procedure and then by stepwise chromatography on DEAE-cellulose. A prod ...

    A crystal structure of human fibrinogen has been determined at approximately 3.3 A resolution. The protein was purified from human blood plasma, first by a cold ethanol precipitation procedure and then by stepwise chromatography on DEAE-cellulose. A product was obtained that was homogeneous on SDS-polyacrylamide gels. Nonetheless, when individual crystals used for X-ray diffraction were examined by SDS gel electrophoresis after data collection, two species of alpha chain were present, indicating that some proteolysis had occurred during the course of operations. Amino-terminal sequencing on post-X-ray crystals showed mostly intact native alpha- and gamma-chain sequences (the native beta chain is blocked). The overall structure differs from that of a native fibrinogen from chicken blood and those reported for a partially proteolyzed bovine fibrinogen in the nature of twist in the coiled-coil regions, likely due to weak forces imparted by unique crystal packing. As such, the structure adds to the inventory of possible conformations that may occur in solution. Other features include a novel interface with an antiparallel arrangement of beta chains and a unique tangential association of coiled coils from neighboring molecules. The carbohydrate groups attached to beta chains are unusually prominent, the full sweep of 11 sugar residues being positioned. As was the case for native chicken fibrinogen, no resolvable electron density could be associated with alphaC domains.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Division of Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0314, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Fibrinogen alpha chain ADGJ562Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: FGA
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Entity ID: 2
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Fibrinogen beta chain BEHK461Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: FGB
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Entity ID: 3
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Fibrinogen gamma chain CFIL411Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: FGGPRO2061
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Entity ID: 4
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A knob MNQR4N/AMutation(s): 0 
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B knob OPST4N/AMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
N-acetyl-alpha-neuraminic acid-(2-6)-beta-D-galactopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranose-(1-2)-alpha-D-mannopyranose-(1-3)-[N-acetyl-alpha-neuraminic acid-(2-6)-beta-D-galactopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranose-(1-2)-alpha-D-mannopyranose-(1-6)]beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
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11 N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
Entity ID: 7
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
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MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
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2 N/A Oligosaccharides Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.309 
  • R-Value Work: 0.252 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.255 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 135.238α = 90
b = 94.866β = 94.81
c = 300.812γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
ADSCdata collection
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASESphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2009-05-19
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Advisory, Refinement description, Version format compliance
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Advisory, Atomic model, Data collection, Derived calculations, Structure summary