3UKM

Crystal structure of the human two pore domain potassium ion channel K2P1 (TWIK-1)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.279 
  • R-Value Work: 0.273 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.273 

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Literature

Crystal structure of the human two-pore domain potassium channel K2P1.

Miller, A.N.Long, S.B.

(2012) Science 335: 432-436

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1213274
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3UKM

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Two-pore domain potassium (K(+)) channels (K2P channels) control the negative resting potential of eukaryotic cells and regulate cell excitability by conducting K(+) ions across the plasma membrane. Here, we present the 3.4 angstrom resolution crysta ...

    Two-pore domain potassium (K(+)) channels (K2P channels) control the negative resting potential of eukaryotic cells and regulate cell excitability by conducting K(+) ions across the plasma membrane. Here, we present the 3.4 angstrom resolution crystal structure of a human K2P channel, K2P1 (TWIK-1). Unlike other K(+) channel structures, K2P1 is dimeric. An extracellular cap domain located above the selectivity filter forms an ion pathway in which K(+) ions flow through side portals. Openings within the transmembrane region expose the pore to the lipid bilayer and are filled with electron density attributable to alkyl chains. An interfacial helix appears structurally poised to affect gating. The structure lays a foundation to further investigate how K2P channels are regulated by diverse stimuli.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Potassium channel subfamily K member 1ABCD280Homo sapiensMutation(s): 3 
Gene Names: HOHO1K2P1 (TWIK-1)KCNK1KCNO1TWIK1
Membrane protein
Mpstruc
Group: 
TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEINS: ALPHA-HELICAL
Sub Group: 
Channels: Potassium, Sodium, & Proton Ion-Selective
Protein: 
Two-Pore Domain Potassium Channel K2P1.1 (TWIK-1)
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PHAROS  O00180
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
UND
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A, B, C, D
UNDECANE
C11 H24
RSJKGSCJYJTIGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
K
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A, C
POTASSIUM ION
K
NPYPAHLBTDXSSS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.279 
  • R-Value Work: 0.273 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.273 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 82.08α = 90
b = 123.171β = 94.91
c = 119.305γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CBASSdata collection
CNSrefinement
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-02-08
    Type: Initial release