PDBe 4fm8

X-ray diffraction
1.9Å resolution

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Broad endopeptidase specificity. Cleaves Glu-Val-Asn-Leu-|-Asp-Ala-Glu-Phe in the Swedish variant of Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein.
Biological process:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Macromolecule:
Beta-secretase 1 Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 404 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 45.16 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
UniProt:
  • Canonical: P56817 (Residues: 58-453; Coverage: 83%)
Gene names: BACE, BACE1, KIAA1149
Sequence domains: Eukaryotic aspartyl protease
Structure domains: Acid Proteases

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: RIGAKU MICROMAX-007 HF
Spacegroup: C2221
Unit cell:
a: 74.719Å b: 103.262Å c: 98.619Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R-values:
R R work R free
0.201 0.199 0.252
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)