X-ray diffraction
2Å resolution

Crystal Structure of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor complexed with (S,R)-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4,5-dihydro-5-isoxazole-acetic acid methyl ester (ISO-1)


Function and Biology Details

Reactions catalysed:
Keto-phenylpyruvate = enol-phenylpyruvate
L-dopachrome = 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylate

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo trimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor Chains: A, B, C
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C
Length: 114 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 12.36 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
  • Canonical: P14174 (Residues: 2-115; Coverage: 99%)
Gene names: GLIF, MIF, MMIF
Sequence domains: Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF)
Structure domains: Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: RIGAKU RU200
Spacegroup: P3121
Unit cell:
a: 95.8Å b: 95.8Å c: 104.12Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R R work R free
0.237 0.237 0.262
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)