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Structure of human amniotic fluid RBP4 saturated with laurate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.205 
  • R-Value Work: 0.174 

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Literature

Human plasma retinol-binding protein (RBP4) is also a fatty acid-binding protein.

Perduca, M.Nicolis, S.Mannucci, B.Galliano, M.Monaco, H.L.

(2018) Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1863: 458-466

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2018.01.010
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • RBP4 (plasma retinol-binding protein) is the 21 kDa transporter of all-trans retinol that circulates in plasma as a moderately tight 1:1 molar complex of the vitamin with the protein. RBP4 is primarily synthesized in the liver but is also produced by ...

    RBP4 (plasma retinol-binding protein) is the 21 kDa transporter of all-trans retinol that circulates in plasma as a moderately tight 1:1 molar complex of the vitamin with the protein. RBP4 is primarily synthesized in the liver but is also produced by adipose tissue and circulates bound to a larger protein, transthyretin, TTR, that serves to increase its molecular mass and thus avoid its elimination by glomerular filtration. This paper reports the high resolution three-dimensional structures of human RBP4 naturally lacking bound retinol purified from plasma, urine and amniotic fluid. In all these crystals we found a fatty acid molecule bound in the hydrophobic ligand-binding site, a result confirmed by mass spectrometry measurements. In addition we also report the 1.5 Å resolution structures of human holo-RBP4 and of the protein saturated with palmitic and lauric acid and discuss the interaction of the fatty acids and retinol with the protein.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Biocrystallography Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, University of Verona, Ca Vignal 1, strada Le Grazie 15, 37134 Verona, Italy.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Retinol-binding protein 4
A
182Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RBP4
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Go to UniProtKB:  P02753
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CL
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A
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
DAO
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A
LAURIC ACID
C12 H24 O2
POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.205 
  • R-Value Work: 0.174 
  • Space Group: H 3
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 102.610α = 90.00
b = 102.610β = 90.00
c = 73.134γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXphasing
iMOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
REFMACrefinement

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2018-03-14
    Type: Initial release