5UWC Signaling Protein date Feb 21, 2017
title Cytokine-Receptor Complex
authors S.E.Broughton, M.W.Parker
compound source
Molecule: Interleukin-3 Receptor Subunit Alpha
Chain: G
Fragment: Unp Residues 20-307
Synonym: Il-3ra
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Il3ra, Il3r
Expression_system: Spodoptera Frugiperda
Expression_system_taxid: 7108

Molecule: Interleukin-3
Chain: I
Fragment: Unp Residues 31-152
Synonym: Il-3,Hematopoietic Growth Factor,Mast Cell Growth Mcgf,Multipotential Colony-Stimulating Factor,P-Cell-Stimul Factor;
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes

Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Il3
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
symmetry Space Group: P 61
R_factor 0.216 R_Free 0.242
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
106.461 106.461 96.116 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.40 Å
ligand CIT, EDT, FUL, IMD, NAG enzyme


Primary referenceA dual role for the N-terminal domain of the IL-3 receptor in cell signalling., Broughton SE, Hercus TR, Nero TL, Kan WL, Barry EF, Dottore M, Cheung Tung Shing KS, Morton CJ, Dhagat U, Hardy MP, Wilson NJ, Downton MT, Schieber C, Hughes TP, Lopez AF, Parker MW, Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 26;9(1):386. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02633-7. PMID:29374162
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  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (136 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (5uwc.pdb1.gz) 129 Kb
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  • Structure Factors (692 Kb)
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