1NM8 Transferase date Jan 09, 2003
title Structure Of Human Carnitine Acetyltransferase: Molecular Basis For Fatty Acyl Transfer
authors D.Wu, L.Govindasamy, W.Lian, Y.Gu, T.Kukar, M.Agbandje-Mckenna, R.Mckenna
compound source
Molecule: Carnitine O-Acetyltransferase
Chain: A
Synonym: Carnitine Acetylase, Cat
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Crat Or Cat1
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
R_factor 0.208 R_Free 0.232
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
137.500 84.500 57.500 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.60 Å
enzyme Transferase E.C. BRENDA
related structures by homologous chain: 1T7Q

Primary referenceStructure of human carnitine acetyltransferase. Molecular basis for fatty acyl transfer., Wu D, Govindasamy L, Lian W, Gu Y, Kukar T, Agbandje-McKenna M, McKenna R, J Biol Chem 2003 Apr 11;278(15):13159-65. PMID:12562770
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  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (108 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (1nm8.pdb1.gz) 104 Kb
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 1NM8
  • Likely Quarternary Molecular Structure file(s) for 1NM8
  • Structure Factors (687 Kb)
  • Retrieve 1NM8 in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 1NM8 from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 1nm8 structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
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  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • 3D motif for 1NM8, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Classification of representative domains in scop (Structural Classification of Proteins)
        - Domain d1nm8a2, region A:386-599 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1nm8a1, region A:9-385 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
  • Fold representative 1nm8 from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
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  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [1nm8_A] [1nm8]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P43155]
  • Belongs to the carnitine o-acyl transferase (crat) family according to TCDB.
  • Domain organization of [CACP_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
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