4PL8 Contractile Protein Structural Protein date May 16, 2014
title Structure Of Rabbit Skeletal Muscle Actin In Complex With A Peptide Comprising Thymosin Beta4 And The Lysine-Rich Regio Cordon-Bleu
authors B.Xue, R.C.Robinson
compound source
Molecule: Actin, Alpha Skeletal Muscle
Chain: A, B
Synonym: Alpha-Actin-1
Organism_scientific: Oryctolagus Cuniculus
Organism_common: Rabbit
Organism_taxid: 9986
Tissue: Skeletal Muscle

Molecule: Thymosin Beta-4,Protein Cordon-Bleu,Thymosin Beta
Chain: H
Synonym: T Beta-4,Fx,T Beta-4,Fx
Engineered: Yes

Synthetic: Yes
Organism_scientific: Homo Sapiens
Organism_common: Human
Organism_taxid: 9606
symmetry Space Group: P 43 21 2
R_factor 0.171 R_Free 0.207
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
93.640 93.640 206.274 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.00 Å
ligand ATP, CA, HIC enzyme
A, B


Primary referenceStructural basis of thymosin-beta4/profilin exchange leading to actin filament polymerization., Xue B, Leyrat C, Grimes JM, Robinson RC, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 13. pii: 201412271. PMID:25313062
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