4INS Hormone date Jul 10, 1989
title The Structure Of 2zn Pig Insulin Crystals At 1.5 Angstroms R
authors G.G.Dodson, E.J.Dodson, D.C.Hodgkin, N.W.Isaacs, M.Vijayan
compound source
Molecule: Insulin (Chain A)
Chain: A, C
Engineered: Yes
Organism_scientific: Sus Scrofa
Organism_common: Pig
Organism_taxid: 9823

Molecule: Insulin (Chain B)
Chain: B, D
Engineered: Yes

Organism_scientific: Sus Scrofa
Organism_common: Pig
Organism_taxid: 9823
symmetry Space Group: H 3
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
82.500 82.500 34.000 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 1.50 Å
ligand ZN enzyme
note 4INS (Molecule of the Month:pdb14)supersedes 1INS
related structures by homologous chain: 1TGR, 1ZEH
A, C

D, B

Primary referenceThe structure of 2Zn pig insulin crystals at 1.5 A resolution., Baker EN, Blundell TL, Cutfield JF, Cutfield SM, Dodson EJ, Dodson GG, Hodgkin DM, Hubbard RE, Isaacs NW, Reynolds CD, et al., Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 1988 Jul 6;319(1195):369-456. PMID:2905485
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (30 Kb) [Save to disk]
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  • Biological Unit Coordinates (4ins.pdb3.gz) 73 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (4ins.pdb4.gz) 44 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (4ins.pdb5.gz) 33 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (4ins.pdb6.gz) 26 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (4ins.pdb7.gz) 26 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 4INS
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 4INS
  • Likely Quarternary Molecular Structure file(s) for 4INS
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 4INS
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  • Structure-derived information
  • Conformational Epitope Prediction for 4INS 4INSA 4INSB 4INSC 4INSD from the CEP Server.
  • Dipole moment, from Dipole Server at Weizmann Institute
  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • 3D motif for 4INS, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Classification of representative domains in scop (Structural Classification of Proteins)
        - Domain d4ins.1, region B:,A [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d4ins.2, region D:,C [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
  • Fold representative 4ins from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [4ins_B] [4ins_C] [4ins_D] [4ins] [4ins_A]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P01315]
  • Domain organization of [INS_PIG] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 4INS: [IlGF ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 4INS
  • Community annotation for 4INS at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
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