4AK3 Structural Protein date Feb 21, 2012
title Crystal Structure Of Human Fibrillar Procollagen Type III C- Propeptide Trimer
authors J.M.Bourhis, N.Mariano, Y.Zhao, K.Harlos, E.Y.Jones, C.Moali, N.Ag D.J.S.Hulmes
compound source
Molecule: Collagen Alpha-1(III) Chain
Chain: A
Fragment: Cpropeptide, Residues 1222-1466
Synonym: Procollagen III
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Expression_system: Homo Sapiens
Expression_system_common: Human
Expression_system_taxid: 9606
Expression_system_cell_line: Hek293t
Expression_system_plasmid: Phlsec
symmetry Space Group: P 3 2 1
R_factor 0.28276 R_Free 0.33715
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
86.047 86.047 72.952 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 3.50 Å
ligand CA enzyme

Primary referenceStructural basis of fibrillar collagen trimerization and related genetic disorders., Bourhis JM, Mariano N, Zhao Y, Harlos K, Exposito JY, Jones EY, Moali C, Aghajari N, Hulmes DJ, Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012 Oct;19(10):1031-6. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2389. Epub 2012, Sep 23. PMID:23001006
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