1A8F Iron Transport date Mar 25, 1998
title Human Serum Transferrin, Recombinant N-Terminal Lobe
authors R.T.A.Macgillivray, S.A.Moore, J.Chen, B.F.Anderson, H.Baker, Y.Luo, M.Bewley, C.A.Smith, M.E.P.Murphy, Y.Wang, A.B.Mason, R.C.Woodworth, G.D.Brayer, E.N.Baker
compound source
Molecule: Serum Transferrin
Chain: A
Fragment: N-Terminal Lobe
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Cell_line: Baby Hamster Kidney Cells
Organ: Kidney
Expression_system: Cricetinae
Expression_system_common: Hamsters
Expression_system_taxid: 10026
Expression_system_vector: Pnut-Bhk
symmetry Space Group: P 41 21 2
R_factor 0.197 R_Free 0.250
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
72.674 72.674 154.286 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.80 Å
ligand CO3, FE enzyme
related structures by homologous chain: 1FQE, 1JQF

Primary referenceTwo high-resolution crystal structures of the recombinant N-lobe of human transferrin reveal a structural change implicated in iron release., MacGillivray RT, Moore SA, Chen J, Anderson BF, Baker H, Luo Y, Bewley M, Smith CA, Murphy ME, Wang Y, Mason AB, Woodworth RC, Brayer GD, Baker EN, Biochemistry 1998 Jun 2;37(22):7919-28. PMID:9609685
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