4BD2 Apoptosis date Oct 04, 2012
title Bax Domain Swapped Dimer In Complex With Bidbh3
authors P.E.Czabotar, D.Westphal, J.M.Adams, P.M.Colman
compound source
Molecule: Apoptosis Regulator Bax
Chain: A
Fragment: Residues 1-171
Synonym: Bax, Bcl-2-Like Protein 4, Bcl2-L-4
Engineered: Yes
Mutation: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562

Molecule: Bh3-Interacting Domain Death Agonist
Chain: C
Fragment: Residues 76-109
Synonym: Bidbh3, P22 Bid, Bid, Bh3-Interacting Domain Death P P15 Bid, Bh3-Interacting Domain Death Agonist P13, P13 B Bh3-Interacting Domain Death Agonist P11, P11 Bid

Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
symmetry Space Group: P 43 21 2
R_factor 0.1763 R_Free 0.2270
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
101.962 101.962 37.548 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.21 Å


Primary referenceBax Crystal Structures Reveal How BH3 Domains Activate Bax and Nucleate Its Oligomerization to Induce Apoptosis., Czabotar PE, Westphal D, Dewson G, Ma S, Hockings C, Fairlie WD, Lee EF, Yao S, Robin AY, Smith BJ, Huang DC, Kluck RM, Adams JM, Colman PM, Cell. 2013 Jan 31;152(3):519-31. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2012.12.031. PMID:23374347
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