PDBe 4ykh

X-ray diffraction
1.52Å resolution

Thirty minutes iron loaded human H ferritin

Source organism: Homo sapiens
Primary publication:
Iron binding to human heavy-chain ferritin.
Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 71 1909-20 (2015)
PMID: 26327381

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
4 Fe(2+) + 4 H(+) + O(2) = 4 Fe(3+) + 2 H(2)O
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo 24-mer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Ferritin heavy chain Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 183 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 21.26 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
  • Canonical: P02794 (Residues: 1-183; Coverage: 100%)
Gene names: FTH, FTH1, FTHL6, OK/SW-cl.84, PIG15
Sequence domains: Ferritin-like domain
Structure domains: Ferritin

Ligands and Environments

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: DIAMOND BEAMLINE I04-1
Spacegroup: F432
Unit cell:
a: 184.05Å b: 184.05Å c: 184.05Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.166 0.165 0.187
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)