3FFN Actin Binding Protein date Dec 04, 2008
title Crystal Structure Of Calcium-Free Human Gelsolin
authors S.Chumnarnsilpa, R.C.Robinson, L.D.Burtnick
compound source
Molecule: Gelsolin
Chain: A, B
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_vector_type: Plasmid
symmetry Space Group: P 4 21 2
R_factor 0.220 R_Free 0.271
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
170.887 170.887 152.190 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 3.00 Å
A, 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] (236 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3ffn.pdb1.gz) 117 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3ffn.pdb2.gz) 116 Kb
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3FFN
  • Structure Factors (735 Kb)
  • Retrieve 3FFN in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 3FFN from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 3ffn structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
  • View 3FFN in 3D
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 3FFN
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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 3FFN, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3ffn from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3ffn_A] [3ffn] [3ffn_B]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P06396]
  • Domain organization of [GELS_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 3FFN: [GEL ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 3FFN
  • Community annotation for 3FFN at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
  • MMDB (Entrez's Structure Database)
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