5JQE

Crystal structure of caspase8 tDED


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.16 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.216 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.219 

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Literature

Cryo-EM Structure of Caspase-8 Tandem DED Filament Reveals Assembly and Regulation Mechanisms of the Death-Inducing Signaling Complex.

Fu, T.M.Li, Y.Lu, A.Li, Z.Vajjhala, P.R.Cruz, A.C.Srivastava, D.B.DiMaio, F.Penczek, P.A.Siegel, R.M.Stacey, K.J.Egelman, E.H.Wu, H.

(2016) Mol Cell 64: 236-250

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2016.09.009
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Caspase-8 activation can be triggered by death receptor-mediated formation of the death-inducing signaling complex (DISC) and by the inflammasome adaptor ASC. Caspase-8 assembles with FADD at the DISC and with ASC at the inflammasome through its tand ...

    Caspase-8 activation can be triggered by death receptor-mediated formation of the death-inducing signaling complex (DISC) and by the inflammasome adaptor ASC. Caspase-8 assembles with FADD at the DISC and with ASC at the inflammasome through its tandem death effector domain (tDED), which is regulated by the tDED-containing cellular inhibitor cFLIP and the viral inhibitor MC159. Here we present the caspase-8 tDED filament structure determined by cryoelectron microscopy. Extensive assembly interfaces not predicted by the previously proposed linear DED chain model were uncovered, and were further confirmed by structure-based mutagenesis in filament formation in vitro and Fas-induced apoptosis and ASC-mediated caspase-8 recruitment in cells. Structurally, the two DEDs in caspase-8 use quasi-equivalent contacts to enable assembly. Using the tDED filament structure as a template, structural analyses reveal the interaction surfaces between FADD and caspase-8 and the distinct mechanisms of regulation by cFLIP and MC159 through comingling and capping, respectively.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address: wu@crystal.harvard.edu.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Sugar ABC transporter substrate-binding protein,Caspase-8 chimeraA565Escherichia coliMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: malEAC066_14980CASP8MCH5
EC: 3.4.22.61
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Go to UniProtKB:  P0AEX9
Find proteins for Q14790 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  Q14790
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  • Reference Sequence
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.16 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.216 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.219 
  • Space Group: P 64
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 130.923α = 90
b = 130.923β = 90
c = 67.956γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of HealthUnited States--

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2016-10-26
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-09-20
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Derived calculations
  • Version 1.2: 2018-02-21
    Changes: Database references