PDBe 3nkf

X-ray diffraction
2.9Å resolution

Crystal structure of human ligand-free mature caspase-6 with intersubunit linker attached


Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Strict requirement for Asp at position P1 and has a preferred cleavage sequence of Val-Glu-His-Asp-|-
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assemblies composition:
homo tetramer
homo dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Caspase-6 Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 277 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 31.94 KDa
Source organism: synthetic construct
Expression system: Not provided
  • Canonical: P55212 (Residues: 24-293; Coverage: 92%)
Gene names: CASP6, MCH2
Sequence domains: Caspase domain
Structure domains: Rossmann fold

Ligands and Environments

No bound ligands

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: NSLS BEAMLINE X6A
Spacegroup: P21
Unit cell:
a: 63.29Å b: 90.814Å c: 85.912Å
α: 90° β: 91.04° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.219 0.216 0.27
Expression system: Not provided