2XA0 Apoptosis date Mar 25, 2010
title Crystal Structure Of Bcl-2 In Complex With A Bax Bh3 Peptide
authors B.Ku, B.H.Oh
compound source
Molecule: Apoptosis Regulator Bcl-2
Chain: A, B
Fragment: Residues 1-207
Synonym: Bcl-2
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 469008
Expression_system_strain: Bl21(De3)Rig
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Pproex Hta

Molecule: Apoptosis Regulator Bax
Chain: C, D
Fragment: Bh3 Domain, Residues 52-82
Synonym: Bax

Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Mus Musculus
Organism_common: Mouse
Organism_taxid: 10090
symmetry Space Group: P 31 2 1
R_factor 0.2223 R_Free 0.2422
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
81.973 81.973 138.850 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.70 Å
A, B

D, C

Primary referenceEvidence that inhibition of BAX activation by BCL-2 involves its tight and preferential interaction with the BH3 domain of BAX., Ku B, Liang C, Jung JU, Oh BH, Cell Res. 2010 Nov 9. PMID:21060336
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