3ECS Translation date Sep 01, 2008
title Crystal Structure Of Human Eif2b Alpha
authors T.B.Hiyama, T.Ito, S.Yokoyama, Riken Structural Genomicsproteo Initiative (Rsgi)
compound source
Molecule: Translation Initiation Factor Eif-2b Subunit Alph
Chain: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H
Synonym: Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 2b Alpha, Gdp-Gtp Exchange Factor Subunit Alpha;
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli Bl21
Expression_system_taxid: 511693
Expression_system_strain: Bl21-Codonplus(De3)-Ril
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Pet22b
symmetry Space Group: P 1 21 1
R_factor 0.214 R_Free 0.273
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
70.885 156.394 138.441 90.00 104.20 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.65 Å
ligand CL, MSE, SO4 enzyme
F, A, E, B, H, C, D, G

Primary referenceCrystal Structure of the alpha Subunit of Human Translation Initiation Factor 2B., Hiyama TB, Ito T, Imataka H, Yokoyama S, J Mol Biol. 2009 Jul 23. PMID:19631657
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (375 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3ecs.pdb1.gz) 365 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 3ECS
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3ECS
  • Structure Factors (662 Kb)
  • Retrieve 3ECS in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 3ECS from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 3ecs structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
  • View 3ECS in 3D
  • Proteopedia, because life has more than 2D.
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  • On FirstGlance, an excellent tool for a guided tour on the structure components, by E. Martz.
  • Visual 3D analysis of 3ECS
  • Cartoon representation from PDB Cartoon
  • Ramachandran plot from PDBSum
  • Structure-derived information
  • Electron Density related parameters from EDS Electron Density Server, at Upsala
  • Dipole moment, from Dipole Server at Weizmann Institute
  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • 3D motif for 3ECS, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3ecs from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3ecs_D] [3ecs_C] [3ecs_G] [3ecs_F] [3ecs] [3ecs_B] [3ecs_H] [3ecs_A] [3ecs_E]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [Q14232]
  • Domain organization of [EI2BA_HUMAN] by SWISSPFAM
  • Other resources with information on 3ECS
  • Community annotation for 3ECS at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
  • MMDB (Entrez's Structure Database)
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