Structure of the Cargo Binding Domain from Human Myosin Vc

Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Resolution: 2.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 

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Structural Insights into Functional Overlapping and Differentiation among Myosin V Motors.

Nascimento, A.F.Trindade, D.M.Tonoli, C.C.de Giuseppe, P.O.Assis, L.H.Honorato, R.V.de Oliveira, P.S.Mahajan, P.Burgess-Brown, N.A.von Delft, F.Larson, R.E.Murakami, M.T.

(2013) J Biol Chem 288: 34131-34145

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M113.507202
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4J5L, 4J5M, 4L8T

  • PubMed Abstract: 

    Myosin V (MyoV) motors have been implicated in the intracellular transport of diverse cargoes including vesicles, organelles, RNA-protein complexes, and regulatory proteins. Here, we have solved the cargo-binding domain (CBD) structures of the three human MyoV paralogs (Va, Vb, and Vc), revealing subtle structural changes that drive functional differentiation and a novel redox mechanism controlling the CBD dimerization process, which is unique for the MyoVc subclass. Moreover, the cargo- and motor-binding sites were structurally assigned, indicating the conservation of residues involved in the recognition of adaptors for peroxisome transport and providing high resolution insights into motor domain inhibition by CBD. These results contribute to understanding the structural requirements for cargo transport, autoinhibition, and regulatory mechanisms in myosin V motors.

  • Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Cellular & Molecular Biology, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo 14049-900, Brazil.

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChains Sequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Unconventional myosin-Vc447Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MYO5C
UniProt & NIH Common Fund Data Resources
Find proteins for Q9NQX4 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9NQX4
GTEx:  ENSG00000128833 
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UniProt GroupQ9NQX4
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  • Reference Sequence
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Resolution: 2.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 
  • Space Group: P 41 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 116.399α = 90
b = 116.399β = 90
c = 114.752γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
NatXraydata collection
XDSdata reduction
XDSdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2013-10-09
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-10-23
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2013-12-11
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2024-02-28
    Changes: Data collection, Database references