PDBe 1uwc

X-ray diffraction
1.08Å resolution

Feruloyl esterase from Aspergillus niger

Source organism: Aspergillus niger
Primary publication:
Structure of a feruloyl esterase from Aspergillus niger.
Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 60 878-87 (2004)
PMID: 15103133

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Feruloyl-polysaccharide + H(2)O = ferulate + polysaccharide
Biochemical function:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Feruloyl esterase A Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 261 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 28.47 KDa
Source organism: Aspergillus niger
Expression system: Aspergillus oryzae
  • Canonical: O42807 (Residues: 22-281; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: faeA
Sequence domains: Lipase (class 3)
Structure domains: Rossmann fold

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: SRS BEAMLINE PX9.6
Spacegroup: P1
Unit cell:
a: 38.759Å b: 40.182Å c: 77.953Å
α: 74.96° β: 78.63° γ: 71.1°
R R work R free
0.116 0.115 0.138
Expression system: Aspergillus oryzae