4NP8 Protein Fibril date Nov 20, 2013
title Structure Of An Amyloid Forming Peptide Vqivyk From The Seco Region Of Tau (Alternate Polymorph)
authors M.Landau, D.Eisenberg, M.R.Sawaya, J.Dannenberg, N.Kobko
compound source
Molecule: Microtubule-Associated Protein Tau
Chain: A
Fragment: Unp Residues 623-628
Synonym: Neurofibrillary Tangle Protein, Paired Helical Fil Phf-Tau;
Engineered: Yes
Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
symmetry Space Group: C 1 2 1
R_factor 0.177 R_Free 0.196
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
28.635 4.880 35.807 90.00 110.47 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.51 Å
note 4NP8 supersedes 3FQP
Primary referenceMolecular mechanisms for protein-encoded inheritance., Wiltzius JJ, Landau M, Nelson R, Sawaya MR, Apostol MI, Goldschmidt L, Soriaga AB, Cascio D, Rajashankar K, Eisenberg D, Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2009 Sep;16(9):973-8. Epub 2009 Aug 16. PMID:19684598
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