4AQW

Model of human kinesin-5 motor domain (1II6, 3HQD) and mammalian tubulin heterodimer (1JFF) docked into the 9.5-angstrom cryo-EM map of microtubule-bound kinesin-5 motor domain in the rigor state.


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 9.5 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

The Structural Basis of Force Generation by the Mitotic Motor Kinesin-5.

Goulet, A.Behnke-Parks, W.M.Sindelar, C.V.Major, J.Rosenfeld, S.S.Moores, C.

(2012) J.Biol.Chem. 287: 44654

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M112.404228
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Kinesin-5 is required for forming the bipolar spindle during mitosis. Its motor domain, which contains nucleotide and microtubule binding sites and mechanical elements to generate force, has evolved distinct properties for its spindle-based functions ...

    Kinesin-5 is required for forming the bipolar spindle during mitosis. Its motor domain, which contains nucleotide and microtubule binding sites and mechanical elements to generate force, has evolved distinct properties for its spindle-based functions. In this study, we report subnanometer resolution cryoelectron microscopy reconstructions of microtubule-bound human kinesin-5 before and after nucleotide binding and combine this information with studies of the kinetics of nucleotide-induced neck linker and cover strand movement. These studies reveal coupled, nucleotide-dependent conformational changes that explain many of this motor's properties. We find that ATP binding induces a ratchet-like docking of the neck linker and simultaneous, parallel docking of the N-terminal cover strand. Loop L5, the binding site for allosteric inhibitors of kinesin-5, also undergoes a dramatic reorientation when ATP binds, suggesting that it is directly involved in controlling nucleotide binding. Our structures indicate that allosteric inhibitors of human kinesin-5, which are being developed as anti-cancer therapeutics, bind to a motor conformation that occurs in the course of normal function. However, due to evolutionarily defined sequence variations in L5, this conformation is not adopted by invertebrate kinesin-5s, explaining their resistance to drug inhibition. Together, our data reveal the precision with which the molecular mechanism of kinesin-5 motors has evolved for force generation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
TUBULIN ALPHA-1D CHAIN
A
452Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBA1D
Find proteins for Q2HJ86 (Bos taurus)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q2HJ86
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
TUBULIN BETA-2B CHAIN
B
445Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBB2B
Find proteins for Q6B856 (Bos taurus)
Go to Gene View: TUBB2B
Go to UniProtKB:  Q6B856
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
KINESIN-LIKE PROTEIN KIF11
C
373Homo sapiensMutation(s): 5 
Gene Names: KIF11 (EG5, KNSL1, TRIP5)
Find proteins for P52732 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: KIF11
Go to UniProtKB:  P52732
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GDP
Query on GDP

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B
GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GTP
Query on GTP

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A
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
TA1
Query on TA1

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B
TAXOL
C47 H51 N O14
RCINICONZNJXQF-MZXODVADSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 9.5 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-11-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-01-16
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-04-19
    Type: Other
  • Version 1.3: 2017-08-30
    Type: Data collection, Refinement description