3QTE Antimicrobial Protein date Feb 22, 2011
title Crystal Structure Of Human Alpha-Defensin 6 (H27w Mutant)
authors M.Pazgier, W.Lu
compound source
Molecule: Defensin-6
Chain: A, B, C, D
Fragment: Processed Peptide (Unp Residues 69-100)
Synonym: Defensin, Alpha 6
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes
Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Other_details: This Sequence Occurs Naturally In Humans
symmetry Space Group: P 1 21 1
R_factor 0.192 R_Free 0.247
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
33.774 32.675 54.005 90.00 108.35 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.95 Å
ligand CL, GOL enzyme
note 3QTE is a representative structure
A, D, C, B

Primary referenceHuman alpha-defensin 6 promotes mucosal innate immunity through self-assembled peptide nanonets., Chu H, Pazgier M, Jung G, Nuccio SP, Castillo PA, de Jong MF, Winter MG, Winter SE, Wehkamp J, Shen B, Salzman NH, Underwood MA, Tsolis RM, Young GM, Lu W, Lehrer RI, Baumler AJ, Bevins CL, Science. 2012 Jul 27;337(6093):477-81. Epub 2012 Jun 21. PMID:22722251
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (50 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3qte.pdb1.gz) 12 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3qte.pdb2.gz) 12 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3qte.pdb3.gz) 12 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3qte.pdb4.gz) 12 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3qte.pdb5.gz) 23 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3qte.pdb6.gz) 24 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 3QTE
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3QTE
  • Structure Factors (189 Kb)
  • Retrieve 3QTE in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 3QTE from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 3qte structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
  • View 3QTE in 3D
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 3QTE
  • Cartoon representation from PDB Cartoon
  • 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 3QTE, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3qte from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3qte_C] [3qte_B] [3qte_D] [3qte] [3qte_A]
  • SWISS-PROT database:
  • Domain organization of by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 3QTE: [DEFSN ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 3QTE
  • Community annotation for 3QTE at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
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