4PS0

Caspase-8 specific unnatural amino acid peptides


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.63 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.179 
  • R-Value Work: 0.153 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.154 

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Literature

Selective inhibition of initiator versus executioner caspases using small peptides containing unnatural amino acids.

Vickers, C.J.Gonzalez-Paez, G.E.Litwin, K.M.Umotoy, J.C.Coutsias, E.A.Wolan, D.W.

(2014) ACS Chem Biol 9: 2194-2198

  • DOI: 10.1021/cb5004256
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4PRY, 4PRZ, 4PS0, 4PS1

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Caspases are fundamental to many essential biological processes, including apoptosis, differentiation, and inflammation. Unregulated caspase activity is also implicated in the development and progression of several diseases, such as cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and sepsis ...

    Caspases are fundamental to many essential biological processes, including apoptosis, differentiation, and inflammation. Unregulated caspase activity is also implicated in the development and progression of several diseases, such as cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and sepsis. Unfortunately, it is difficult to determine exactly which caspase(s) of the 11 isoforms that humans express is responsible for specific biological functions. This lack of resolution is primarily due to highly homologous active sites and overlapping substrates. Currently available peptide-based inhibitors and probes are based on specificity garnered from peptide substrate libraries. For example, the canonical tetrapeptide LETD was discovered as the canonical sequence that is optimally recognized by caspase-8; however, LETD-based inhibitors and substrates promiscuously bind to other isoforms with equal affinity, including caspases-3, -6, and -9. In order to mitigate this problem, we report the identification of a new series of compounds that are >100-fold selective for inhibiting the initiator caspases-8 and -9 over the executioner caspases-3, -6, and -7.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Departments of Molecular and Experimental Medicine and Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute , La Jolla, California 92037, United States.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Caspase-3A, B285Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CASP3CASPASE-3 CPP32CPP32
EC: 3.4.22.56
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Go to UniProtKB:  P42574
PHAROS:  P42574
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
(BAL)LQ(HYP)(1U8) PEPTIDEC, D5N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View
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Small Molecules
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
HYP
Query on HYP
C, DL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H9 N O3PRO
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.63 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.179 
  • R-Value Work: 0.153 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.154 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 50.198α = 90
b = 69.189β = 102.01
c = 93.143γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
SOLVEphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2015-01-21
    Type: Initial release