4EGX

Crystal structure of KIF1A CC1-FHA tandem


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.51 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.283 
  • R-Value Work: 0.252 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.253 

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Literature

The CC1-FHA Tandem as a Central Hub for Controlling the Dimerization and Activation of Kinesin-3 KIF1A

Huo, L.Yue, Y.Ren, J.Yu, J.Liu, J.Yu, Y.Ye, F.Xu, T.Zhang, M.Feng, W.

(2012) Structure 20: 1550-1561

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2012.07.002
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4EGX, 4EJQ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Kinesin-3 KIF1A plays prominent roles in axonal transport and synaptogenesis. KIF1A adopts a monomeric form in vitro but acts as a processive dimer in vivo. The mechanism underlying the motor dimerization is poorly understood. Here, we find that the CC1-FHA tandem of KIF1A exists as a stable dimer ...

    Kinesin-3 KIF1A plays prominent roles in axonal transport and synaptogenesis. KIF1A adopts a monomeric form in vitro but acts as a processive dimer in vivo. The mechanism underlying the motor dimerization is poorly understood. Here, we find that the CC1-FHA tandem of KIF1A exists as a stable dimer. The structure of CC1-FHA reveals that the linker between CC1 and FHA unexpectedly forms a β-finger hairpin, which integrates CC1 with FHA assembling a CC1-FHA homodimer. More importantly, dissociation of the CC1-FHA dimer unleashes CC1 and the β-finger, which are both essential for the motor inhibition. Thus, dimerization of the CC1-FHA tandem not only promotes the KIF1A dimer formation but also may trigger the motor activity via sequestering the CC1/β-finger region. The CC1-FHA tandem likely functions as a hub for controlling the dimerization and activation of KIF1A, which may represent a new paradigm for the kinesin regulation shared by other kinesin-3 motors.


    Organizational Affiliation

    National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 15 Datun Road, Beijing 100101, China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Kinesin-like protein KIF1AA, B, C, D184Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: KIF1AATSVC2orf20
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Find proteins for Q12756 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q12756
PHAROS:  Q12756
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PEG
Query on PEG

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E [auth A], G [auth C]DI(HYDROXYETHYL)ETHER
C4 H10 O3
MTHSVFCYNBDYFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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F [auth A], H [auth D]GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.51 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.283 
  • R-Value Work: 0.252 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.253 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 83.943α = 90
b = 87.855β = 90
c = 101.694γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2012-10-03
    Type: Initial release