X-ray diffraction
1.51Å resolution

Structure of an amyloid forming peptide VQIVYK from the repeat region of Tau

Source organism: Homo sapiens
Entry authors: Sambashivan S, Sawaya MR, Eisenberg D

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
Microtubule-associated protein tau Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 6 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 750 Da
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Not provided
  • Canonical: P10636 (Residues: 623-628; Coverage: 1%)
Gene names: MAPT, MAPTL, MTBT1, TAU

Ligands and Environments

No bound ligands
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE ID13
Spacegroup: P21
Unit cell:
a: 4.863Å b: 61.926Å c: 15.413Å
α: 90° β: 98.11° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.207 0.206 0.225
Expression system: Not provided