3FFK Structural Protein date Dec 03, 2008
title Crystal Structure Of Human Gelsolin Domains G1-G3 Bound To A
authors S.Chumnarnsilpa, R.C.Robinson, L.D.Burtnick
compound source
Molecule: Plasma Gelsolin
Chain: A, D
Fragment: Unp Residues 52-426
Synonym: Actin-Depolymerizing Factor; Adf; Brevin; Agel
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Gsn
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
Expression_system_strain: Bl21(De3)Star
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Psy5

Molecule: Actin, Alpha Skeletal Muscle
Chain: B, E
Synonym: Alpha-Actin-1

Organism_scientific: Oryctolagus Cuniculus
Organism_common: Rabbit
Organism_taxid: 9986
Organ: Muscle
Other_details: Gene Name Acta1, Acta
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
R_factor 0.201 R_Free 0.273
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
102.179 146.923 148.301 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 3.00 Å
ligand ATP, CA enzyme
A, D

E, B

Primary referenceCa2+ binding by domain 2 plays a critical role in the activation and stabilization of gelsolin., Nag S, Ma Q, Wang H, Chumnarnsilpa S, Lee WL, Larsson M, Kannan B, Hernandez-Valladares M, Burtnick LD, Robinson RC, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 18;106(33):13713-8. Epub 2009 Aug 4. PMID:19666512
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (242 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3ffk.pdb1.gz) 122 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3ffk.pdb2.gz) 118 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 3FFK
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3FFK
  • Structure Factors (700 Kb)
  • Retrieve 3FFK in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 3FFK from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 3ffk structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 3FFK
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  • 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 3FFK, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3ffk from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3ffk_A] [3ffk_B] [3ffk] [3ffk_D] [3ffk_E]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P68135] [P06396]
  • Domain organization of [ACTS_RABIT] [GELS_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domains found in 3FFK: [ACTIN] [GEL ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 3FFK
  • Community annotation for 3FFK at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
  • MMDB (Entrez's Structure Database)
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