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human methemoglobin state 1 determined using single-particle cryo-EM at 200 keV


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 2.8 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

High-resolution structure determination of sub-100 kDa complexes using conventional cryo-EM.

Herzik Jr., M.A.Wu, M.Lander, G.C.

(2019) Nat Commun 10: 1032-1032

  • DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-08991-8
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Determining high-resolution structures of biological macromolecules amassing less than 100 kilodaltons (kDa) has been a longstanding goal of the cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) community. While the Volta phase plate has enabled visualization of sp ...

    Determining high-resolution structures of biological macromolecules amassing less than 100 kilodaltons (kDa) has been a longstanding goal of the cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) community. While the Volta phase plate has enabled visualization of specimens in this size range, this instrumentation is not yet fully automated and can present technical challenges. Here, we show that conventional defocus-based cryo-EM methodologies can be used to determine high-resolution structures of specimens amassing less than 100 kDa using a transmission electron microscope operating at 200 keV coupled with a direct electron detector. Our ~2.7 Å structure of alcohol dehydrogenase (82 kDa) proves that bound ligands can be resolved with high fidelity to enable investigation of drug-target interactions. Our ~2.8 Å and ~3.2 Å structures of methemoglobin demonstrate that distinct conformational states can be identified within a dataset for proteins as small as 64 kDa. Furthermore, we provide the sub-nanometer cryo-EM structure of a sub-50 kDa protein.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, 92037, USA.,Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA.,Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, 92037, USA. glander@scripps.edu.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Hemoglobin subunit alpha
A, C
140Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HBA1, HBA2
Find proteins for P69905 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: HBA1 HBA2
Go to UniProtKB:  P69905
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Hemoglobin subunit beta
B, D
143Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HBB
Find proteins for P68871 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: HBB
Go to UniProtKB:  P68871
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
HEM
Query on HEM

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A, B, C, D
PROTOPORPHYRIN IX CONTAINING FE
HEME
C34 H32 Fe N4 O4
KABFMIBPWCXCRK-RGGAHWMASA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 2.8 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research InstituteUnited StatesDP2EB020402

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2019-03-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-03-20
    Type: Data collection, Database references