X-ray diffraction
1.5Å resolution

The co-complex structure of the translation initiation factor eIF4E with the inhibitor 4EGI-1 reveals an allosteric mechanism for dissociating eIF4G


Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4E Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 191 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 22.29 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21
  • Canonical: P06730 (Residues: 28-217; Coverage: 88%)
Gene names: EIF4E, EIF4EL1, EIF4F
Sequence domains: Eukaryotic initiation factor 4E
Structure domains: RNA Cap, Translation Initiation Factor Eif4e

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 24-ID-C
Spacegroup: P21
Unit cell:
a: 39.34Å b: 73.2Å c: 65.72Å
α: 90° β: 106.25° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.172 0.172 0.193
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21