5UAK

Dephosphorylated, ATP-free human cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.87 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Molecular Structure of the Human CFTR Ion Channel.

Liu, F.Zhang, Z.Csanady, L.Gadsby, D.C.Chen, J.

(2017) Cell 169: 85-95.e8

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.02.024
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5UAK

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is an ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter that uniquely functions as an ion channel. Here, we present a 3.9 Å structure of dephosphorylated human CFTR without nucleotides, determined b ...

    The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is an ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter that uniquely functions as an ion channel. Here, we present a 3.9 Å structure of dephosphorylated human CFTR without nucleotides, determined by electron cryomicroscopy (cryo-EM). Close resemblance of this human CFTR structure to zebrafish CFTR under identical conditions reinforces its relevance for understanding CFTR function. The human CFTR structure reveals a previously unresolved helix belonging to the R domain docked inside the intracellular vestibule, precluding channel opening. By analyzing the sigmoid time course of CFTR current activation, we propose that PKA phosphorylation of the R domain is enabled by its infrequent spontaneous disengagement, which also explains residual ATPase and gating activity of dephosphorylated CFTR. From comparison with MRP1, a feature distinguishing CFTR from all other ABC transporters is the helix-loop transition in transmembrane helix 8, which likely forms the structural basis for CFTR's channel function.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 4000 Jones Bridge Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, USA. Electronic address: juechen@rockefeller.edu.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulatorA1489Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CFTRABCC7
EC: 3.6.3.49 (PDB Primary Data), 5.6.1.6 (UniProt)
Membrane protein
Mpstruc
Group: 
TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEINS: ALPHA-HELICAL
Sub Group: 
ATP Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporters
Protein: 
Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) in dephosphorylated, ATP-free state
Find proteins for P13569 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P13569
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulatorR19Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CFTRABCC7
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.87 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2017-01-18
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-03-01
    Changes: Other
  • Version 1.2: 2017-03-29
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2017-04-12
    Changes: Database references