1P8X Structural Protein date May 08, 2003
title The Calcium-Activated C-Terminal Half Of Gelsolin
authors K.Narayan, L.D.Burtnick, R.C.Robinson
compound source
Molecule: Gelsolin Precursor, Plasma
Chain: A, B, C
Fragment: C-Terminal Domain
Synonym: Actin-Depolymerizing Factor, Adf, Brevin, Agel
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
Expression_system_strain: Xl1 Blue Cell
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Pgex-6p-1
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
R_factor 0.205 R_Free 0.245
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
84.750 90.110 156.940 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.00 Å
ligand CA enzyme
A, C, B

Primary referenceActivation in isolation: exposure of the actin-binding site in the C-terminal half of gelsolin does not require actin., Narayan K, Chumnarnsilpa S, Choe H, Irobi E, Urosev D, Lindberg U, Schutt CE, Burtnick LD, Robinson RC, FEBS Lett 2003 Sep 25;552(2-3):82-5. PMID:14527664
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (181 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (1p8x.pdb1.gz) 59 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (1p8x.pdb2.gz) 61 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (1p8x.pdb3.gz) 61 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 1P8X
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 1P8X
  • Likely Quarternary Molecular Structure file(s) for 1P8X
  • Structure Factors (588 Kb)
  • Retrieve 1P8X in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 1P8X from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 1p8x structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
  • View 1P8X in 3D
  • Proteopedia, because life has more than 2D.
  • On Jmol, a nice Rasmol like molecule viewer. This is good for easiest viewing of basic structure.
  • On FirstGlance, an excellent tool for a guided tour on the structure components, by E. Martz.
  • Visual 3D analysis of 1P8X
  • 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 1P8X, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Classification of representative domains in scop (Structural Classification of Proteins)
        - Domain d1p8xa1, region A:412-532 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xa2, region A:533-628 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xa3, region A:629-741 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xb1, region B:414-532 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xb2, region B:533-628 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xb3, region B:629-741 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xc1, region C:414-532 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xc2, region C:533-628 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1p8xc3, region C:629-741 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
  • Fold representative 1p8x from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Class (fold), Architecture (subfold), Topology, Homologous superfamily from CATH
  • Summaries and structural analyses of PDB data files from PDBSum
  • Identification of Protein Pockets & Cavities at CASTp
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [1p8x] [1p8x_C] [1p8x_A] [1p8x_B]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P06396]
  • Domain organization of [GELS_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 1P8X: [GEL ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 1P8X
  • Community annotation for 1P8X at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
  • MMDB (Entrez's Structure Database)
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