X-ray diffraction
2.4Å resolution

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
Beta-secretase 2 Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 386 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 42.05 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
  • Canonical: Q9Y5Z0 (Residues: 75-460; Coverage: 78%)
Gene names: AEPLC, ALP56, ASP21, BACE2, CDA13, UNQ418/PRO852
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: SLS BEAMLINE X10SA
Spacegroup: P21
Unit cell:
a: 47.31Å b: 89.249Å c: 98.85Å
α: 90° β: 96.96° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.186 0.183 0.241
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)