2IMT Apoptosis date Oct 04, 2006
title The X-Ray Structure Of A Bak Homodimer Reveals An Inhibitory Binding Site
authors T.Moldoveanu, Q.Liu, A.Tocilj, M.Watson, G.C.Shore, K.B.Gehring
compound source
Molecule: Apoptosis Regulator Bak
Chain: A
Synonym: Bcl-2 Homologous Antagonistkiller, Bcl-2- Like 7
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Bak1, Bak, Bcl2l7
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
symmetry Space Group: C 1 2 1
R_factor 0.193 R_Free 0.220
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
57.247 53.646 58.074 90.00 114.87 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.49 Å
ligand ZN enzyme

Primary referenceThe X-ray structure of a BAK homodimer reveals an inhibitory zinc binding site., Moldoveanu T, Liu Q, Tocilj A, Watson M, Shore G, Gehring K, Mol Cell. 2006 Dec 8;24(5):677-88. PMID:17157251
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  • Belongs to the bcl-2 (bcl-2) family according to TCDB.
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