3BXQ Hormone date Jan 14, 2008
title The Structure Of A Mutant Insulin Uncouples Receptor Binding From Protein Allostery. An Electrostatic Block To The Tr Transition
authors Z.L.Wan, K.Huang, S.Q.Hu, J.Whittaker, M.A.Weiss
compound source
Molecule: Insulin A Chain
Chain: A, C
Engineered: Yes
Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Insulin B Chain
Chain: B, D
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes

Synthetic: Yes
symmetry Space Group: H 3
R_factor 0.206 R_Free 0.232
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
81.390 81.390 34.000 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.30 Å
ligand ZN enzyme
A, C

D, B

Primary referenceDesign of an Active Ultrastable Single-chain Insulin Analog: SYNTHESIS, STRUCTURE, AND THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS., Hua QX, Nakagawa SH, Jia W, Huang K, Phillips NB, Hu SQ, Weiss MA, J Biol Chem. 2008 May 23;283(21):14703-16. Epub 2008 Mar 10. PMID:18332129
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