3RBL Lyase date Mar 29, 2011
title Crystal Structure Of Human Aromatic L-Amino Acid Decarboxyla In The Apo Form
authors G.Giardina, R.Montioli, S.Gianni, B.Cellini, A.Paiardini, C.Borri Voltattorni, F.Cutruzzola
compound source
Molecule: Aromatic L-Amino Acid Decarboxylase
Chain: A, B
Synonym: Aadc, Dopa Decarboxylase, Ddc
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Aadc
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
Expression_system_strain: Jm109
Expression_system_vector_type: Plasmid
Expression_system_plasmid: Ptrchis2a
symmetry Space Group: P 41 21 2
R_factor 0.236 R_Free 0.294
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
179.640 179.640 74.950 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 3.24 Å
ligand CL enzyme Lyase E.C. BRENDA
A, B

Primary referenceOpen conformation of human DOPA decarboxylase reveals the mechanism of PLP addition to Group II decarboxylases., Giardina G, Montioli R, Gianni S, Cellini B, Paiardini A, Voltattorni CB, Cutruzzola F, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 20;108(51):20514-9. Epub 2011 Dec 5. PMID:22143761
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