Electron Microscopy
30Å resolution

W-shaped trans interactions of cadherins model based on fitting C-cadherin (1L3W) to 3D map of desmosomes obtained by electron tomography

Source organism: Mus musculus
Primary publication:
Untangling desmosomal knots with electron tomography.
Science 302 109-13 (2003)
PMID: 14526082
Related structures: EMD-1052

Function and Biology Details

Biochemical function:
  • not assigned
Biological process:
  • not assigned
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo tetramer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
EP-cadherin Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 880 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 97.75 KDa
Source organism: Mus musculus

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
Resolution: 30Å
Relevant EMDB volumes: EMD-1052