3C4F

FGFR TYROSINE KINASE DOMAIN IN COMPLEX WITH 3-(3-methoxybenzyl)-7-azaindole


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.07 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.264 
  • R-Value Work: 0.211 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.213 

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Literature

Discovery of a selective inhibitor of oncogenic B-Raf kinase with potent antimelanoma activity

Tsai, J.Lee, J.T.Wang, W.Zhang, J.Cho, H.Mamo, S.Bremer, R.Gillette, S.Kong, J.Haass, N.K.Sproesser, K.Li, L.Smalley, K.S.Fong, D.Zhu, Y.L.Marimuthu, A.Nguyen, H.Lam, B.Liu, J.Cheung, I.Rice, J.Suzuki, Y.Luu, C.Settachatgul, C.Shellooe, R.Cantwell, J.Kim, S.H.Schlessinger, J.Zhang, K.Y.West, B.L.Powell, B.Habets, G.Zhang, C.Ibrahim, P.N.Hirth, P.Artis, D.R.Herlyn, M.Bollag, G.

(2008) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105: 3041-3046

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0711741105
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3C4C, 3C4E, 3C4F, 4FK3

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • BRAF(V600E) is the most frequent oncogenic protein kinase mutation known. Furthermore, inhibitors targeting "active" protein kinases have demonstrated significant utility in the therapeutic repertoire against cancer. Therefore, we pursued the develop ...

    BRAF(V600E) is the most frequent oncogenic protein kinase mutation known. Furthermore, inhibitors targeting "active" protein kinases have demonstrated significant utility in the therapeutic repertoire against cancer. Therefore, we pursued the development of specific kinase inhibitors targeting B-Raf, and the V600E allele in particular. By using a structure-guided discovery approach, a potent and selective inhibitor of active B-Raf has been discovered. PLX4720, a 7-azaindole derivative that inhibits B-Raf(V600E) with an IC(50) of 13 nM, defines a class of kinase inhibitor with marked selectivity in both biochemical and cellular assays. PLX4720 preferentially inhibits the active B-Raf(V600E) kinase compared with a broad spectrum of other kinases, and potent cytotoxic effects are also exclusive to cells bearing the V600E allele. Consistent with the high degree of selectivity, ERK phosphorylation is potently inhibited by PLX4720 in B-Raf(V600E)-bearing tumor cell lines but not in cells lacking oncogenic B-Raf. In melanoma models, PLX4720 induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis exclusively in B-Raf(V600E)-positive cells. In B-Raf(V600E)-dependent tumor xenograft models, orally dosed PLX4720 causes significant tumor growth delays, including tumor regressions, without evidence of toxicity. The work described here represents the entire discovery process, from initial identification through structural and biological studies in animal models to a promising therapeutic for testing in cancer patients bearing B-Raf(V600E)-driven tumors.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Plexxikon, Inc., 91 Bolivar Drive, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Basic fibroblast growth factor receptor 1AB302Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: FGFR1FGFBRFLGFLT2BFGFRCEKHBGFR
EC: 2.7.10.1
Find proteins for P11362 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P11362
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
C4F
Query on C4F

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A, B
3-(3-methoxybenzyl)-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridine
C15 H14 N2 O
GHQCCHWTDLTMJT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
C4FIC50:  1900   nM  Binding MOAD
C4FIC50:  1900   nM  BindingDB
C4FIC50 :  1900   nM  PDBBind
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.07 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.264 
  • R-Value Work: 0.211 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.213 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 208.19α = 90
b = 57.623β = 107.62
c = 65.368γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
Blu-Icedata collection
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
CCP4phasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-02-26
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance