2K7W Apoptosis date Aug 27, 2008
title Bax Activation Is Initiated At A Novel Interaction Site
authors E.Gavathiotis, M.Suzuki, M.L.Davis, K.Pitter, G.H.Bird, S.G.Katz, H.C.Tu, H.Kim, E.H.Cheng, N.Tjandra, L.D.Walensky
compound source
Molecule: Apoptosis Regulator Bax
Chain: A
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Bax
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Ptyb1

Molecule: Bcl-2-Like Protein 11
Chain: B
Fragment: Bim Bh3 Domain
Synonym: Bcl2-Interacting Mediator Of Cell Death
Engineered: Yes

Synthetic: Yes
methodSolution NMR

Primary referenceBAX activation is initiated at a novel interaction site., Gavathiotis E, Suzuki M, Davis ML, Pitter K, Bird GH, Katz SG, Tu HC, Kim H, Cheng EH, Tjandra N, Walensky LD, Nature. 2008 Oct 23;455(7216):1076-81. PMID:18948948
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  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (758 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 2K7W
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  • 3D motif for 2K7W, from MSDmotif at EBI
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  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [2k7w] [2k7w_A] [2k7w_B]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [O43521] [Q07812]
  • Belongs to the bcl-2 (bcl-2) family according to TCDB.
  • Belongs to the pro-apoptotic bcl-2-family protein bim (bim) family according to TCDB.
  • Domain organization of [B2L11_HUMAN] [BAX_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 2K7W: [BCL ] by SMART
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