4WGK Hydrolase date Sep 18, 2014
title Crystal Structure Of Human Neutral Ceramidase With Zn-Bound
authors M.V.Airola, M.J.Pulkoski-Gross, L.M.Obeid, Y.A.Hannun
compound source
Molecule: Neutral Ceramidase
Chain: A, B
Synonym: Ncdase, Acylsphingosine Deacylase 2, Bcdase, Lcdas Acylsphingosine Amidohydrolase 2, Non-Lysosomal Ceramidase;
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Asah2, Hnac1
Expression_system: Spodoptera Frugiperda
Expression_system_taxid: 7108
Expression_system_cell_line: Sf9
symmetry Space Group: P 1 21 1
R_factor 0.178 R_Free 0.223
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
73.480 156.630 80.330 90.00 108.04 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.58 Å
ligand BMA, CA, CIT, CL, EDO, NAG, PO4, ZN enzyme Hydrolase E.C. BRENDA
A, B

Primary referenceStructural Basis for Ceramide Recognition and Hydrolysis by Human Neutral Ceramidase., Airola MV, Allen WJ, Pulkoski-Gross MJ, Obeid LM, Rizzo RC, Hannun YA, Structure. 2015 Aug 4;23(8):1482-91. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2015.06.013. Epub 2015, Jul 16. PMID:26190575
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