5AZ2

Crystal structure of the Fab fragment of 9E5, a murine monoclonal antibody specific for human epiregulin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.603 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.238 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 

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Literature

Epiregulin Recognition Mechanisms by Anti-epiregulin Antibody 9E5: STRUCTURAL, FUNCTIONAL, AND MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION ANALYSES

Kado, Y.Mizohata, E.Nagatoishi, S.Iijima, M.Shinoda, K.Miyafusa, T.Nakayama, T.Yoshizumi, T.Sugiyama, A.Kawamura, T.Lee, Y.H.Matsumura, H.Doi, H.Fujitani, H.Kodama, T.Shibasaki, Y.Tsumoto, K.Inoue, T.

(2016) J.Biol.Chem. 291: 2319-2330

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M115.656009
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  5E8D

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Epiregulin (EPR) is a ligand of the epidermal growth factor (EGF) family that upon binding to its epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) stimulates proliferative signaling, especially in colon cancer cells. Here, we describe the three-dimensional st ...

    Epiregulin (EPR) is a ligand of the epidermal growth factor (EGF) family that upon binding to its epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) stimulates proliferative signaling, especially in colon cancer cells. Here, we describe the three-dimensional structure of the EPR antibody (the 9E5(Fab) fragment) in the presence and absence of EPR. Among the six complementarity-determining regions (CDRs), CDR1-3 in the light chain and CDR2 in the heavy chain predominantly recognize EPR. In particular, CDR3 in the heavy chain dramatically moves with cis-trans isomerization of Pro(103). A molecular dynamics simulation and mutational analyses revealed that Arg(40) in EPR is a key residue for the specific binding of 9E5 IgG. From isothermal titration calorimetry analysis, the dissociation constant was determined to be 6.5 nm. Surface plasmon resonance analysis revealed that the dissociation rate of 9E5 IgG is extremely slow. The superimposed structure of 9E5(Fab)·EPR on the known complex structure of EGF·EGFR showed that the 9E5(Fab) paratope overlaps with Domains I and III on the EGFR, which reveals that the 9E5(Fab)·EPR complex could not bind to the EGFR. The 9E5 antibody will also be useful in medicine as a neutralizing antibody specific for colon cancer.


    Organizational Affiliation

    From the Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, 2-1 Yamada-Oka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan, Interdisciplinary Program for Biomedical Sciences, Institute for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University, 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
anti-human epiregulin antibody 9E5 Fab heavy chain
H
222N/AN/A
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
anti-human epiregulin antibody 9E5 Fab light chain
L
213N/AN/A
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.603 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.238 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 41.000α = 90.00
b = 79.830β = 92.59
c = 59.980γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
REFMACrefinement
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationCountryGrant Number
Cabinet Office, Government of Japan and the Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceJapan--

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2015-12-09
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2016-03-09
    Type: Database references