6FUY

Crystal structure of human full-length vinculin-T12-A974K (residues 1-1066)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.305 
  • R-Value Work: 0.265 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.267 

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Literature

Conformational states during vinculin unlocking differentially regulate focal adhesion properties.

Chorev, D.S.Volberg, T.Livne, A.Eisenstein, M.Martins, B.Kam, Z.Jockusch, B.M.Medalia, O.Sharon, M.Geiger, B.

(2018) Sci Rep 8: 2693-2693

  • DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-21006-8
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6FUY

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Focal adhesions (FAs) are multi-protein complexes that connect the actin cytoskeleton to the extracellular matrix, via integrin receptors. The growth, stability and adhesive functionality of these structures are tightly regulated by mechanical stress, yet, despite the extensive characterization of the integrin adhesome, the detailed molecular mechanisms underlying FA mechanosensitivity are still unclear ...

    Focal adhesions (FAs) are multi-protein complexes that connect the actin cytoskeleton to the extracellular matrix, via integrin receptors. The growth, stability and adhesive functionality of these structures are tightly regulated by mechanical stress, yet, despite the extensive characterization of the integrin adhesome, the detailed molecular mechanisms underlying FA mechanosensitivity are still unclear. Besides talin, another key candidate for regulating FA-associated mechanosensing, is vinculin, a prominent FA component, which possesses either closed ("auto-inhibited") or open ("active") conformation. A direct experimental demonstration, however, of the conformational transition between the two states is still absent. In this study, we combined multiple structural and biological approaches to probe the transition from the auto-inhibited to the active conformation, and determine its effects on FA structure and dynamics. We further show that the transition from a closed to an open conformation requires two sequential steps that can differentially regulate FA growth and stability.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, 7610001, Israel. benny.geiger@weizmann.ac.il.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
VinculinA1066Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: VCL
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Go to UniProtKB:  P18206
PHAROS:  P18206
GTEx:  ENSG00000035403 
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UniProt GroupP18206
Protein Feature View
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CA
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B [auth A]CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.305 
  • R-Value Work: 0.265 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.267 
  • Space Group: P 31 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 97.81α = 90
b = 97.81β = 90
c = 233.77γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XSCALEdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
ERCIsrael294852
ERCIsrael636752
ISFIsrael3001/13

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

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