PDBe 1gfw

X-ray diffraction
2.8Å resolution

THE 2.8 ANGSTROM CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF CASPASE-3 (APOPAIN OR CPP32)IN COMPLEX WITH AN ISATIN SULFONAMIDE INHIBITOR.

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Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Strict requirement for an Asp residue at positions P1 and P4. It has a preferred cleavage sequence of Asp-Xaa-Xaa-Asp-|- with a hydrophobic amino-acid residue at P2 and a hydrophilic amino-acid residue at P3, although Val or Ala are also accepted at this position
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assemblies composition:
hetero dimer (preferred)
hetero octamer
hetero tetramer
Entry contents:
2 distinct polypeptide molecules
Macromolecules (2 distinct):
Caspase-3 subunit p17 Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 147 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 16.64 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
UniProt:
  • Canonical: P42574 (Residues: 29-175; Coverage: 53%)
Gene names: CASP3, CPP32
Structure domains: Rossmann fold
Caspase-3 subunit p12 Chain: B
Molecule details ›
Chain: B
Length: 97 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 11.42 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
UniProt:
  • Canonical: P42574 (Residues: 181-277; Coverage: 35%)
Gene names: CASP3, CPP32
Structure domains: Caspase-like

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: NSLS BEAMLINE X12B
Spacegroup: I222
Unit cell:
a: 67.2Å b: 83.3Å c: 96Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R-values:
R R work R free
0.2 0.2 0.285
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)