5BQC

Crystal structure of Norrin in complex with the cysteine-rich domain of Frizzled 4 and sucrose octasulfate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.215 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.217 

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Literature

Structure and functional properties of Norrin mimic Wnt for signalling with Frizzled4, Lrp5/6, and proteoglycan.

Chang, T.H.Hsieh, F.L.Zebisch, M.Harlos, K.Elegheert, J.Jones, E.Y.

(2015) Elife 4: e06554

  • DOI: 10.7554/eLife.06554
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5BPB, 5BQC, 5BQB, 5BPU, 5BQ8, 5BPQ, 5BQE

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Wnt signalling regulates multiple processes including angiogenesis, inflammation, and tumorigenesis. Norrin (Norrie Disease Protein) is a cystine-knot like growth factor. Although unrelated to Wnt, Norrin activates the Wnt/β-catenin pathway. Signal compl ...

    Wnt signalling regulates multiple processes including angiogenesis, inflammation, and tumorigenesis. Norrin (Norrie Disease Protein) is a cystine-knot like growth factor. Although unrelated to Wnt, Norrin activates the Wnt/β-catenin pathway. Signal complex formation involves Frizzled4 (Fz4), low-density lipoprotein receptor related protein 5/6 (Lrp5/6), Tetraspanin-12 and glycosaminoglycans (GAGs). Here, we report crystallographic and small-angle X-ray scattering analyses of Norrin in complex with Fz4 cysteine-rich domain (Fz4CRD), of this complex bound with GAG analogues, and of unliganded Norrin and Fz4CRD. Our structural, biophysical and cellular data, map Fz4 and putative Lrp5/6 binding sites to distinct patches on Norrin, and reveal a GAG binding site spanning Norrin and Fz4CRD. These results explain numerous disease-associated mutations. Comparison with the Xenopus Wnt8-mouse Fz8CRD complex reveals Norrin mimics Wnt for Frizzled recognition. The production and characterization of wild-type and mutant Norrins reported here open new avenues for the development of therapeutics to combat abnormal Norrin/Wnt signalling.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Structural Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Frizzled-4 B149Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: FZD4
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Norrin A122Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: NDPEVR2
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
1,3,4,6-tetra-O-sulfo-beta-D-fructofuranose-(2-1)-2,3,4,6-tetra-O-sulfonato-alpha-D-glucopyranose
C
2 N/A Oligosaccharides Interaction
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NAG
Query on NAG

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B
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Biologically Interesting Molecules (External Reference) 1 Unique
Entity ID: 3
IDChainsNameType/Class2D Diagram3D Interactions
PRD_900013
Query on PRD_900013
Csucrose octasulfateOligosaccharide /  Substrate analog

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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.215 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.217 
  • Space Group: P 61 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 119.136α = 90
b = 119.136β = 90
c = 119.151γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOSFLMdata reduction
Aimlessdata scaling
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement
Cootmodel building
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Medical Research Council (United Kingdom)United KingdomG0900084
Cancer Research UKUnited KingdomC375/A10976
Wellcome TrustUnited Kingdom090532/Z/09/Z

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2015-07-01
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-07-22
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2015-07-29
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2017-09-13
    Changes: Author supporting evidence
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Advisory, Atomic model, Data collection, Derived calculations, Non-polymer description, Structure summary