4L4R

Structural Characterisation of the Apo-form of Human Lactate Dehydrogenase M Isozyme


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.1 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.182 
  • R-Value Work: 0.164 

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Literature

Structural characterization of the apo form and NADH binary complex of human lactate dehydrogenase.

Dempster, S.Harper, S.Moses, J.E.Dreveny, I.

(2014) Acta Crystallogr.,Sect.D 70: 1484-1490

  • DOI: 10.1107/S1399004714005422
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Lactate dehydrogenase A (LDH-A) is a key enzyme in anaerobic respiration that is predominantly found in skeletal muscle and catalyses the reversible conversion of pyruvate to lactate in the presence of NADH. LDH-A is overexpressed in many tumours and ...

    Lactate dehydrogenase A (LDH-A) is a key enzyme in anaerobic respiration that is predominantly found in skeletal muscle and catalyses the reversible conversion of pyruvate to lactate in the presence of NADH. LDH-A is overexpressed in many tumours and has therefore emerged as an attractive target for anticancer drug discovery. Crystal structures of human LDH-A in the presence of inhibitors have been described, but currently no structures of the apo or binary NADH-bound forms are available for any mammalian LDH-A. Here, the apo structure of human LDH-A was solved at a resolution of 2.1 Å in space group P4122. The active-site loop adopts an open conformation and the packing and crystallization conditions suggest that the crystal form is suitable for soaking experiments. The soaking potential was assessed with the cofactor NADH, which yielded a ligand-bound crystal structure in the absence of any inhibitors. The structures show that NADH binding induces small conformational changes in the active-site loop and an adjacent helix. A comparison with other eukaryotic apo LDH structures reveals the conservation of intra-loop interactions. The structures provide novel insight into cofactor binding and provide the foundation for soaking experiments with fragments and inhibitors.


    Organizational Affiliation

    School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
L-lactate dehydrogenase A chain
A, H
339Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: LDHA
EC: 1.1.1.27
Find proteins for P00338 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: LDHA
Go to UniProtKB:  P00338
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.1 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.182 
  • R-Value Work: 0.164 
  • Space Group: P 41 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 84.652α = 90.00
b = 84.652β = 90.00
c = 275.969γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
BUSTER-TNTrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
SCALAdata scaling
XDSdata reduction
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-04-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-06-04
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-06-13
    Type: Advisory, Data collection