3V03

Crystal structure of Bovine Serum Albumin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 

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Literature

Structural and immunologic characterization of bovine, horse, and rabbit serum albumins.

Majorek, K.A.Porebski, P.J.Dayal, A.Zimmerman, M.D.Jablonska, K.Stewart, A.J.Chruszcz, M.Minor, W.

(2012) Mol.Immunol. 52: 174-182

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molimm.2012.05.011
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Serum albumin (SA) is the most abundant plasma protein in mammals. SA is a multifunctional protein with extraordinary ligand binding capacity, making it a transporter molecule for a diverse range of metabolites, drugs, nutrients, metals and other mol ...

    Serum albumin (SA) is the most abundant plasma protein in mammals. SA is a multifunctional protein with extraordinary ligand binding capacity, making it a transporter molecule for a diverse range of metabolites, drugs, nutrients, metals and other molecules. Due to its ligand binding properties, albumins have wide clinical, pharmaceutical, and biochemical applications. Albumins are also allergenic, and exhibit a high degree of cross-reactivity due to significant sequence and structure similarity of SAs from different organisms. Here we present crystal structures of albumins from cattle (BSA), horse (ESA) and rabbit (RSA) sera. The structural data are correlated with the results of immunological studies of SAs. We also analyze the conservation or divergence of structures and sequences of SAs in the context of their potential allergenicity and cross-reactivity. In addition, we identified a previously uncharacterized ligand binding site in the structure of RSA, and calcium binding sites in the structure of BSA, which is the first serum albumin structure to contain metal ions.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Serum albumin
A, B
583Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ALB
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Go to UniProtKB:  P02769
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ACT
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B
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
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CA
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A, B
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 215.661α = 90.00
b = 45.096β = 114.01
c = 142.408γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
BLU-MAXdata collection
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000phasing
HKL-3000data scaling
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-01-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-10-10
    Type: Database references