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X-ray diffraction
2.2Å resolution

Crystal structure of the human BACE1 catalytic domain in complex with 4-(4-fluoro-benzyl)-piperazine-2-carboxylic acid (2-mercapto-ethyl)-amide

Released:
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Entry authors: Randal M, Lam MB, Romanowski MJ

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Broad endopeptidase specificity. Cleaves Glu-Val-Asn-Leu-|-Asp-Ala-Glu-Phe in the Swedish variant of Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein.
Biological process:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Macromolecule:
Beta-secretase 1 Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 405 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 45.12 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli
UniProt:
  • Canonical: P56817 (Residues: 43-446; Coverage: 84%)
Gene names: BACE, BACE1, KIAA1149
Sequence domains: Eukaryotic aspartyl protease
Structure domains: Acid Proteases

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ALS BEAMLINE 5.0.1
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 47.21Å b: 93.289Å c: 100.329Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R-values:
R R work R free
0.231 0.229 0.269
Expression system: Escherichia coli