3U8Z Signaling Protein date Oct 17, 2011
title Human Merlin Ferm Domain
authors S.D.Yogesha, A.J.Sharff, M.Giovannini, G.Bricogne, T.Izard
compound source
Molecule: Merlin
Chain: A, B, C, D
Fragment: Ferm Domain (Unp Residues 20-312)
Synonym: Moesin-Ezrin-Radixin-Like Protein, Neurofibromin-2 Schwannomerlin, Schwannomin;
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Gene: Nf2, Sch
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 469008
Expression_system_strain: Bl21(De3) Ril
symmetry Space Group: P 41 21 2
R_factor 0.200 R_Free 0.229
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
105.446 105.446 329.997 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.64 Å
A, D, C, B

Primary referenceUnfurling of the band 4.1, ezrin, radixin, moesin (FERM) domain of the merlin tumor suppressor., Yogesha SD, Sharff AJ, Giovannini M, Bricogne G, Izard T, Protein Sci. 2011 Oct 19. doi: 10.1002/pro.751. PMID:22012890
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  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (378 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3u8z.pdb1.gz) 192 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3u8z.pdb2.gz) 184 Kb
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3U8Z
  • Structure Factors (1126 Kb)
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  • 3D motif for 3U8Z, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3u8z from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3u8z_D] [3u8z_C] [3u8z_A] [3u8z_B] [3u8z]
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  • Domains found in 3U8Z: [B41] [FERM_C ] by SMART
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