6FCX Oxidoreductase date Dec 21, 2017
title Structure Of Human 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase
authors J.Kopec, G.A.Bezerra, A.E.Oberholzer, E.Rembeza, F.J.Sorrell, R.C O.Borkowska, K.Ellis, K.Kupinska, T.Krojer, N.Burgess-Brown, F.V C.Arrowsmith, A.Edwards, C.Bountra, D.S.Froese, M.Baumgartner, W Structural Genomics Consortium (Sgc)
compound source
Molecule: Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase
Chain: A, B
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Mthfr
Expression_system: Spodoptera Frugiperda
Expression_system_common: Fall Armyworm
Expression_system_taxid: 7108
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
R_factor 0.210 R_Free 0.248
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
97.337 127.942 147.015 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.50 Å
enzyme Oxidoreductase E.C. BRENDA
A, B

Primary referenceStructural basis for the regulation of human 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase by phosphorylation and S-adenosylmethionine inhibition., Froese DS, Kopec J, Rembeza E, Bezerra GA, Oberholzer AE, Suormala T, Lutz S, Chalk R, Borkowska O, Baumgartner MR, Yue WW, Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 11;9(1):2261. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04735-2. PMID:29891918
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