1CNT Cytokine date Jun 06, 1996
title Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor
authors N.Q.Mcdonald, N.Panayotatos, W.A.Hendrickson
compound source
Molecule: Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor
Chain: 1, 2, 3, 4
Synonym: Cntf
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Human Cntf
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
Expression_system_plasmid: Classified
Expression_system_gene: Human Cntf
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
R_factor 0.199 R_Free 0.247
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
52.950 62.090 208.890 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.40 Å
ligand SO4, YB enzyme
4, 1, 3, 2
  • growth factor activity

  • CRLF-CLCF1 complex
  • Primary referenceCrystal structure of dimeric human ciliary neurotrophic factor determined by MAD phasing., McDonald NQ, Panayotatos N, Hendrickson WA, EMBO J 1995 Jun 15;14(12):2689-99. PMID:7796798
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  • Classification of representative domains in scop (Structural Classification of Proteins)
        - Domain d1cnt1_, region 1 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1cnt2_, region 2 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1cnt3_, region 3 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
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  • SWISS-PROT database: [P26441]
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