5XLZ

The crystal structure of tubulin complexed with a benzylidene derivative of 9(10H)-anthracenone


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.247 
  • R-Value Work: 0.216 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.216 

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Literature

Structure of a benzylidene derivative of 9(10H)-anthracenone in complex with tubulin provides a rationale for drug design.

Cheng, J.Wu, Y.Wang, Y.Wang, C.Wang, Y.Wu, C.Zeng, S.Yu, Y.Chen, Q.

(2018) Biochem Biophys Res Commun 495: 185-188

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.10.104
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5XLZ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Microtubules are composed of αβ-tubulin heterodimers and have been treated as highly attractive targets for antitumor drugs. A broad range of agents bind to tubulin and interfere with microtubule assembly, including colchicine binding site inhibitors ...

    Microtubules are composed of αβ-tubulin heterodimers and have been treated as highly attractive targets for antitumor drugs. A broad range of agents bind to tubulin and interfere with microtubule assembly, including colchicine binding site inhibitors (CBSIs). Tubulin Polymerization Inhibitor I (TPI1), a benzylidene derivative of 9(10H)-anthracenone, is a CBSI that inhibits the assembly of microtubules. However, for a long time, the design and development of anthracenone family drugs have been hindered by the lack of structural information of the tubulin-agent complex. Here we report a 2.3 Å crystal structure of tubulin complexed with TPI1, the first structure of anthracenone family agents. This complex structure reveals the interactions between TPI1 and tubulin, and thus provides insights into the development of new anthracenone derivatives targeting the colchicine binding site.


    Organizational Affiliation

    State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Collaborative Innovation Center of Biotherapy, Chengdu 610041, People's Republic of China. Electronic address: qiang_chen@scu.edu.cn.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Tubulin alpha-1B chainAC450Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Tubulin beta-2B chainBD445Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBB2B
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Entity ID: 3
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Stathmin-4E143Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Stmn4
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Entity ID: 4
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Tubulin Tyrosine ligaseF384Gallus gallusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TTL
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 7 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GTP
Query on GTP

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A, C, D
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACP
Query on ACP

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F
PHOSPHOMETHYLPHOSPHONIC ACID ADENYLATE ESTER
C11 H18 N5 O12 P3
UFZTZBNSLXELAL-IOSLPCCCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GDP
Query on GDP

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B
GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
89U
Query on 89U

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B, D
10-[(4-methoxy-3-oxidanyl-phenyl)methylidene]anthracen-9-one
C22 H16 O3
MQLACMBJVPINKE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MES
Query on MES

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B
2-(N-MORPHOLINO)-ETHANESULFONIC ACID
C6 H13 N O4 S
SXGZJKUKBWWHRA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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A, C
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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MG
Query on MG

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A, B, C, D
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.247 
  • R-Value Work: 0.216 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.216 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 105.465α = 90
b = 158.439β = 90
c = 181.6γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2017-05-12 
  • Released Date: 2017-11-22 
  • Deposition Author(s): Yu, Y., Chen, Q.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2017-11-22
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-01-03
    Changes: Database references