PDBe 2h4e

X-ray diffraction
1.45Å resolution

Crystal structure of Cys10 sulfonated transthyretin

Source organism: Homo sapiens
Primary publication:
Structural basis for the protective role of sulfite against transthyretin amyloid formation.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1774 59-64 (2007)
PMID: 17175208

Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo tetramer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Transthyretin Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 127 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 13.86 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: P02766 (Residues: 21-147; Coverage: 100%)
Gene names: PALB, TTR
Sequence domains: HIUase/Transthyretin family
Structure domains: Transthyretin/hydroxyisourate hydrolase domain

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:

1 modified residue:

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE ID14-4
Spacegroup: P21212
Unit cell:
a: 42.331Å b: 85.945Å c: 63.404Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.184 0.183 0.198
Expression system: Escherichia coli