3SEK Signaling Protein date Jun 10, 2011
title Crystal Structure Of The Myostatin:Follistatin-Like 3 Comple
authors J.N.Cash, T.B.Thompson
compound source
Molecule: Growthdifferentiation Factor 8
Chain: B
Fragment: Unp Residues 268-376
Synonym: Gdf-8, Myostatin
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Mus Musculus
Organism_common: Mouse
Organism_taxid: 10090
Gene: Gdf8, Mstn, Myostatin
Expression_system: Cricetulus Griseus
Expression_system_taxid: 10029

Molecule: Follistatin-Related Protein 3
Chain: C
Fragment: Unp Residues 36-244
Synonym: Follistatin-Like Protein 3, Follistatin-Related Ge Protein;
Engineered: Yes

Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Flrg, Follistatin-Like 3, Fstl3, Unq674pro1308
Expression_system: Homo Sapiens
Expression_system_taxid: 9606
Expression_system_strain: Hek293
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Pcdna3.1
symmetry Space Group: P 61 2 2
R_factor 0.246 R_Free 0.270
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
82.086 82.086 312.691 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.40 Å
ligand NAG enzyme

Primary referenceStructure of myostatin.follistatin-like 3: N-terminal domains of follistatin-type molecules exhibit alternate modes of binding., Cash JN, Angerman EB, Kattamuri C, Nolan K, Zhao H, Sidis Y, Keutmann HT, Thompson TB, J Biol Chem. 2012 Jan 6;287(2):1043-53. Epub 2011 Nov 3. PMID:22052913
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (109 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3sek.pdb1.gz) 205 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 3SEK
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3SEK
  • Structure Factors (536 Kb)
  • Retrieve 3SEK in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 3SEK from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 3sek structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 3SEK
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  • 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 3SEK, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3sek from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3sek_B] [3sek] [3sek_C]
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  • Domain organization of by SWISSPFAM
  • Domains found in 3SEK: [FOLN] [KAZAL] [TGFB ] by SMART
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