Williamson, R.A. and Panagiotidou, P. and Mott, J.D. and Howard, M.J. (2008) Dynamic characterisation of the netrin-like domain of human type 1 procollagen C-proteinase enhancer and comparison to the N-terminal domain of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases (TIMP). Molecular Biosystems, 4 (5). pp. 417-425. ISSN 1742-206X .
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The backbone mobility of the C-terminal domain of procollagen C-proteinase enhancer (NTR(PCOLCE1)), part of a connective tissue glycoprotein, was determined using (15)N NMR spectroscopy. NTR(PCOLCE1) has been shown to be a netrin-like domain and adopts an OB-fold such as that found in the N-terminal domain of tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases-1 (N-TIMP-1), N-TIMP-2, the laminin-binding domain of agrin and the C-terminal domain of complement protein C5. NMR relaxation dynamics of NTR(PCOLCE1) highlight conformational flexibility in the N-terminus, strand A and the proximal CD loop. This region in N-TIMP is known to be essential for inhibitory activity against the matrix metalloproteinases and suggests that this region is of equal importance for NTR(PCOLCE1), although the specific functional activity of the NTR(PCOLCE1) domain is still unknown. Dynamics observed within the structural core of NTR(PCOLCE1) that are not observed in N-TIMP molecules suggest that although the two domains have a similar architecture, the NTR(PCOLCE1) domain will show different thermodynamic properties on binding and hence the target molecule could be somewhat different from that observed for the TIMPs. ModelFree order parameters show that NTR(PCOLCE1) has more flexibility than both N-TIMP-1 and N-TIMP-2.
|Additional information:||1742-206X (Print) Journal Article|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Amino Acid Sequence Cloning, Molecular Extracellular Matrix Proteins/*chemistry Glycoproteins/*chemistry Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Molecular Sequence Data Protein Folding Protein Precursors/chemistry Protein Structure, Tertiary Receptors, Cell Surface/*chemistry Sequence Alignment Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases/*chemistry binding domain active domain induced fit glycoprotein spectroscopy mechanism sequence|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences > Protein Science Group|
|Depositing User:||Richard Williamson|
|Date Deposited:||10 Mar 2009 18:58|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:20|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5325 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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