6MLQ Motor Protein date Sep 27, 2018
title Cryo-Em Structure Of Microtubule-Bound Kif7 In The Adp State
authors N.Mani, S.Jiang, E.M.Wilson-Kubalek, P.Ku, R.A.Milligan, R.Subram
compound source
Molecule: Tubulin Alpha-1a Chain
Chain: A
Synonym: Alpha-Tubulin 1,Tubulin Alpha-1 Chain
Organism_scientific: Sus Scrofa
Organism_common: Pig
Organism_taxid: 9823

Molecule: Tubulin Beta Chain
Chain: B
Synonym: Beta-Tubulin

Organism_scientific: Sus Scrofa
Organism_common: Pig
Organism_taxid: 9823

Molecule: Kinesin-Like Protein Kif7
Chain: C
Engineered: Yes

Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Kif7, Unq340pro539
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli Bl21(De3)
Expression_system_taxid: 469008
Expression_system_strain: Bl21(De3)
Expression_system_plasmid: Pet-28a(+)
symmetry Space Group: P 1
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
1.000 1.000 1.000 90.00 90.00 90.00
method Electron Microscopyresolution 4.20 Å
ligand ADP, GDP, GTP, MG, TA1 enzyme



Primary referenceInterplay between the Kinesin and Tubulin Mechanochemical Cycles Underlies Microtubule Tip Tracking by the Non-motile Ciliary Kinesin Kif7., Jiang S, Mani N, Wilson-Kubalek EM, Ku PI, Milligan RA, Subramanian R, Dev Cell. 2019 Apr 19. pii: S1534-5807(19)30241-2. doi:, 10.1016/j.devcel.2019.04.001. PMID:31031197
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