3JBI

MDFF model of the vinculin tail domain bound to F-actin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 8.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

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Literature

The Structural Basis of Actin Organization by Vinculin and Metavinculin.

Kim, L.Y.Thompson, P.M.Lee, H.T.Pershad, M.Campbell, S.L.Alushin, G.M.

(2016) J Mol Biol 428: 10-25

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2015.09.031
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3JBI, 3JBJ, 3JBK

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Vinculin is an essential adhesion protein that links membrane-bound integrin and cadherin receptors through their intracellular binding partners to filamentous actin, facilitating mechanotransduction. Here we present an 8.5-Å-resolution cryo-electron microscopy reconstruction and pseudo-atomic model of the vinculin tail (Vt) domain bound to F-actin ...

    Vinculin is an essential adhesion protein that links membrane-bound integrin and cadherin receptors through their intracellular binding partners to filamentous actin, facilitating mechanotransduction. Here we present an 8.5-Å-resolution cryo-electron microscopy reconstruction and pseudo-atomic model of the vinculin tail (Vt) domain bound to F-actin. Upon actin engagement, the N-terminal "strap" and helix 1 are displaced from the Vt helical bundle to mediate actin bundling. We find that an analogous conformational change also occurs in the H1' helix of the tail domain of metavinculin (MVt) upon actin binding, a muscle-specific splice isoform that suppresses actin bundling by Vt. These data support a model in which metavinculin tunes the actin bundling activity of vinculin in a tissue-specific manner, providing a mechanistic framework for understanding metavinculin mutations associated with hereditary cardiomyopathies.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Macromolecular Interactions, Cell Biology and Physiology Center, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. Electronic address: alushing@mail.nih.gov.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Actin, alpha skeletal muscleA, B375Oryctolagus cuniculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ACTA1ACTA
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
VinculinC [auth V]254Gallus gallusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: VCLVINC1
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ADP
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E [auth A], G [auth B]ADENOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O10 P2
XTWYTFMLZFPYCI-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
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D [auth A], F [auth B]MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 8.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2015-11-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2016-02-17
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-07-18
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Data collection