5U4A

Wild-type Transthyretin in complex with 5-[(1E)-2-(2-Chloro-4-boronic acid)ethenyl]-1,3-benzenediol


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.276 
  • R-Value Work: 0.223 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.228 

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Literature

Stilbene Boronic Acids Form a Covalent Bond with Human Transthyretin and Inhibit Its Aggregation.

Smith, T.P.Windsor, I.W.Forest, K.T.Raines, R.T.

(2017) J Med Chem 60: 7820-7834

  • DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00952
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5U48, 5U49, 5U4A, 5U4B, 5U4C, 5U4D, 5U4E, 5U4F, 5U4G

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Transthyretin (TTR) is a homotetrameric protein. Its dissociation into monomers leads to the formation of fibrils that underlie human amyloidogenic diseases. The binding of small molecules to the thyroxin-binding sites in TTR stabilizes the homotetramer and attenuates TTR amyloidosis ...

    Transthyretin (TTR) is a homotetrameric protein. Its dissociation into monomers leads to the formation of fibrils that underlie human amyloidogenic diseases. The binding of small molecules to the thyroxin-binding sites in TTR stabilizes the homotetramer and attenuates TTR amyloidosis. Herein, we report on boronic acid-substituted stilbenes that limit TTR amyloidosis in vitro. Assays of affinity for TTR and inhibition of its tendency to form fibrils were coupled with X-ray crystallographic analysis of nine TTR·ligand complexes. The ensuing structure-function data led to a symmetrical diboronic acid that forms a boronic ester reversibly with serine 117. This diboronic acid inhibits fibril formation by both wild-type TTR and a common disease-related variant, V30M TTR, as effectively as does tafamidis, a small-molecule drug used to treat TTR-related amyloidosis in the clinic. These findings establish a new modality for covalent inhibition of fibril formation and illuminate a path for future optimization.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison , Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
TransthyretinA, B128Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TTRPALB
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Go to UniProtKB:  P02766
PHAROS:  P02766
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
7VG (Subject of Investigation/LOI)
Query on 7VG

Download Ideal Coordinates CCD File 
C [auth A], D [auth B]{3-chloro-4-[(E)-2-(3,5-dihydroxyphenyl)ethenyl]phenyl}boronic acid
C14 H12 B Cl O4
KRQCUYXETWACBK-OWOJBTEDSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.276 
  • R-Value Work: 0.223 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.228 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 42.822α = 90
b = 84.928β = 90
c = 64.19γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKLdata reduction

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS)United StatesT32 GM008349
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS)United StatesR01 GM044783
National Science Foundation (NSF, United States)United StatesMCB 1518160

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2017-09-27
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-10-04
    Changes: Derived calculations
  • Version 1.2: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2018-04-18
    Changes: Data collection
  • Version 1.4: 2019-11-27
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Derived calculations