X-ray diffraction
2.05Å resolution

Human NEP complexed with a bifunctional NEP/DPP IV inhibitor

Source organism: Homo sapiens
Primary publication:
Structural studies of a bifunctional inhibitor of neprilysin and DPP-IV.
Acta Crystallogr. D Biol. Crystallogr. 63 975-81 (2007)
PMID: 17704566

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Preferential cleavage of polypeptides between hydrophobic residues, particularly with Phe or Tyr at P1'.
Biochemical function:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Neprilysin Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 696 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 79.53 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Canonical: P08473 (Residues: 55-750; Coverage: 93%)
Gene names: EPN, MME
Sequence domains:
Structure domains:

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ENRAF-NONIUS FR591
Spacegroup: P3221
Unit cell:
a: 107.123Å b: 107.123Å c: 112.375Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R R work R free
0.21 0.207 0.268
Expression system: Saccharomyces cerevisiae