3KQ6 Hormone date Nov 17, 2009
title Enhancing The Therapeutic Properties Of A Protein By A Desig Binding Site, Structural Principles Of A Novel Long-Acting Analog
authors Z.L.Wan, S.Q.Hu, L.Whittaker, N.B.Phillips, J.Whittake, F.Ismail- M.A.Weiss
compound source
Molecule: Insulin A Chain
Chain: A, C
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes
Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Other_details: Biosynthetic Peptide

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

Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Other_details: Biosynthetic Peptide
symmetry Space Group: H 3
R_factor 0.199 R_Free 0.257
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
78.091 78.091 36.399 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.90 Å
ligand CL, IPH, ZN enzyme
A, C

D, B

Primary referenceSupramolecular protein engineering: design of zinc-stapled insulin hexamers as a long acting depot., Phillips NB, Wan ZL, Whittaker L, Hu SQ, Huang K, Hua QX, Whittaker J, Ismail-Beigi F, Weiss MA, J Biol Chem. 2010 Apr 16;285(16):11755-9. Epub 2010 Feb 24. PMID:20181952
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