5ERD Cell Adhesion date Nov 13, 2015
title Crystal Structure Of Human Desmoglein-2 Ectodomain
authors J.Brasch, O.J.Harrison, L.Shapiro
compound source
Molecule: Desmoglein-2
Chain: A, B
Synonym: Cadherin Family Member 5,Hdgc
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Dsg2, Cdhf5
Expression_system: Homo Sapiens
Expression_system_taxid: 9606
Expression_system_cell_line: Hek293
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
R_factor 0.241 R_Free 0.287
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
90.968 114.476 226.127 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.90 Å
ligand BMA, CA, EDO, FUC, MAN, NAG enzyme
A, B

Primary referenceStructural basis of adhesive binding by desmocollins and desmogleins., Harrison OJ, Brasch J, Lasso G, Katsamba PS, Ahlsen G, Honig B, Shapiro L, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jun 28;113(26):7160-5. doi:, 10.1073/pnas.1606272113. Epub 2016 Jun 13. PMID:27298358
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (382 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (5erd.pdb1.gz) 366 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 5ERD
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 5ERD
  • Structure Factors (659 Kb)
  • Retrieve 5ERD in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 5ERD from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 5erd structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
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  • Dipole moment, from Dipole Server at Weizmann Institute
  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • Fold representative 5erd from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [5erd] [5erd_B] [5erd_A]
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  • Domain found in 5ERD: [CA ] by SMART
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