Structure analysis

Crystal structure of the C(30) carotenoid dehydrosqualene synthase from Staphylococcus aureus complexed with bisphosphonate BPH-652

X-ray diffraction
2.38Å resolution
Source organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents: 1 distinct polypeptide molecule


Assembly 1 (preferred)
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Multimeric state: monomeric

Binding statistics and energies are not available for this assembly


Chain: A
Length: 293 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 34.79 KDa
Source organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: A9JQL9 (Residues: 1-287; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: crtM
Pfam: Squalene/phytoene synthase
CATH: Farnesyl Diphosphate Synthase

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