5YBU

Structure of the KANK1 ankyrin domain in complex with KIF21A peptide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.89 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.253 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 

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Literature

Structural basis for the recognition of kinesin family member 21A (KIF21A) by the ankyrin domains of KANK1 and KANK2 proteins.

Guo, Q.Liao, S.Zhu, Z.Li, Y.Li, F.Xu, C.

(2018) J Biol Chem 293: 557-566

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M117.817494
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5YBV, 5YBU, 5YBJ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • A well-controlled microtubule organization is essential for intracellular transport, cytoskeleton maintenance, and cell development. KN motif and ankyrin repeat domain-containing protein 1 (KANK1), a member of KANK family, recruits kinesin family member 21A (KIF21A) to the cell cortex to control microtubule growth via its C-terminal ankyrin domain ...

    A well-controlled microtubule organization is essential for intracellular transport, cytoskeleton maintenance, and cell development. KN motif and ankyrin repeat domain-containing protein 1 (KANK1), a member of KANK family, recruits kinesin family member 21A (KIF21A) to the cell cortex to control microtubule growth via its C-terminal ankyrin domain. However, how the KANK1 ankyrin domain recognizes KIF21A and whether other KANK proteins can also bind KIF21A remain unknown. Here, using a combination of structural, site-directed mutagenesis, and biochemical studies, we found that a stretch of ∼22 amino acids in KIF21A is sufficient for binding to KANK1 and its close homolog KANK2. We further solved the complex structure of the KIF21A peptide with either the KANK1 ankyrin domain or the KANK2 ankyrin domain. In each complex, KIF21A is recognized by two distinct pockets of the ankyrin domain and adopts helical conformations upon binding to the ankyrin domain. The elucidated KANK structures may advance our understanding of the role of KANK1 as a scaffolding molecule in controlling microtubule growth at the cell periphery.


    Organizational Affiliation

    the Key Laboratory of Structural Biology, Hefei Science Center of CAS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230027, China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
KN motif and ankyrin repeat domain-containing protein 1A253Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: KANK1ANKRD15KANKKIAA0172
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Kinesin-like protein KIF21AB22Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: KIF21AKIAA1708KIF2
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.89 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.253 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 37.648α = 90
b = 51.624β = 90
c = 137.609γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data processing
HKL-2000data scaling
PHENIXphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2017-12-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-12-13
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-01-24
    Changes: Database references