2QUH Ligase date Aug 05, 2007
title Crystal Structures Of Human Tryptophanyl-Trna Synthetase In Complex With Trp
authors N.Shen, J.P.Ding
compound source
Molecule: Tryptophanyl-Trna Synthetase
Chain: A, B
Synonym: Tryptophan-Trna Ligase, Trprs, Interferon-Induced Protein 53, Ifp53, Hwrs;
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Wars, Ifi53, Wrs
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli Bl21(De3)
Expression_system_taxid: 469008
Expression_system_strain: Bl21(De3)
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Pet24a(+)
symmetry Space Group: P 43 21 2
R_factor 0.207 R_Free 0.233
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
79.900 79.900 382.300 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.40 Å
ligand TRP enzyme Ligase E.C. BRENDA
A, B

Primary referenceCatalytic mechanism of the tryptophan activation reaction revealed by crystal structures of human tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase in different enzymatic states., Shen N, Zhou M, Yang B, Yu Y, Dong X, Ding J, Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Mar;36(4):1288-99. Epub 2008 Jan 7. PMID:18180246
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (134 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (2quh.pdb1.gz) 129 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 2QUH
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 2QUH
  • Likely Quarternary Molecular Structure file(s) for 2QUH
  • Structure Factors (754 Kb)
  • Retrieve 2QUH in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 2QUH from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 2quh structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
  • View 2QUH in 3D
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  • On FirstGlance, an excellent tool for a guided tour on the structure components, by E. Martz.
  • Visual 3D analysis of 2QUH
  • Cartoon representation from PDB Cartoon
  • Ramachandran plot from PDBSum
  • Structure-derived information
  • Electron Density related parameters from EDS Electron Density Server, at Upsala
  • Dipole moment, from Dipole Server at Weizmann Institute
  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • 3D motif for 2QUH, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 2quh from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [2quh_B] [2quh] [2quh_A]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P23381]
  • Domain organization of [SYWC_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 2QUH: [WHEP-TRS ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 2QUH
  • Community annotation for 2QUH at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
  • MMDB (Entrez's Structure Database)
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