4ZS0

Human Aurora A catalytic domain bound to SB-6-OH


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.251 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 

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Literature

Discovery of a Selective Aurora A Kinase Inhibitor by Virtual Screening.

Kilchmann, F.Marcaida, M.J.Kotak, S.Schick, T.Boss, S.D.Awale, M.Gonczy, P.Reymond, J.L.

(2016) J.Med.Chem. 59: 7188-7211

  • DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00709
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Here we report the discovery of a selective inhibitor of Aurora A, a key regulator of cell division and potential anticancer target. We used the atom category extended ligand overlap score (xLOS), a 3D ligand-based virtual screening method recently d ...

    Here we report the discovery of a selective inhibitor of Aurora A, a key regulator of cell division and potential anticancer target. We used the atom category extended ligand overlap score (xLOS), a 3D ligand-based virtual screening method recently developed in our group, to select 437 shape and pharmacophore analogs of reference kinase inhibitors. Biochemical screening uncovered two inhibitor series with scaffolds unprecedented among kinase inhibitors. One of them was successfully optimized by structure-based design to a potent Aurora A inhibitor (IC50 = 2 nM) with very high kinome selectivity for Aurora kinases. This inhibitor locks Aurora A in an inactive conformation and disrupts binding to its activator protein TPX2, which impairs Aurora A localization at the mitotic spindle and induces cell division defects. This phenotype can be rescued by inhibitor-resistant Aurora A mutants. The inhibitor furthermore does not induce Aurora B specific effects in cells.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, National Center of Competence in Research NCCR Chemical Biology and NCCR TransCure, University of Berne , Freiestrasse 3, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Aurora kinase A
A
285Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: AURKA (AIK, AIRK1, ARK1, AURA, AYK1, BTAK, IAK1, STK15, STK6)
EC: 2.7.11.1
Find proteins for O14965 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: AURKA
Go to UniProtKB:  O14965
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
4QV
Query on 4QV

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A
5-hydroxy-1'H-1,2'-bibenzimidazol-2(3H)-one
C14 H10 N4 O2
YOEAQWYCBDUGQE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.251 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 
  • Space Group: P 61 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 82.880α = 90.00
b = 82.880β = 90.00
c = 171.392γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing
MOSFLMdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Swiss National Science FoundationSwitzerland51AU40_125781
Swiss National Science FoundationSwitzerlandPMPDP3_139609

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2016-07-20
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2016-08-24
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-09-13
    Type: Author supporting evidence