Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of complexes of peptide inhibitors with human recombinant and mouse submandibular renins
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Inhibitor-complexed crystals of mouse and human renins suitable for X-ray analysis have been prepared. The mouse renin is complexed with a non-hydrolysable decapeptide analogue of rat angiotensinogen containing a hydroxyethylene isostere in place of the scissile bond. The crystals are monoclinic, space group P2(1) with cell dimensions a = 78.3 Å, b = 117.8 Å, c = 85.9 A, β = 101.18 degrees containing four molecules per asymmetric unit. The human renin is fully glycosylated and complexed with a tetrapeptide containing norstatine. The complex crystallises in the cubic space group P2(1)3 with a = 143.1 Å and has two molecules in the asymmetric unit. The rotation function of the mouse renin complex indicates pseudo 222 symmetry while that of human renin indicates a pseudo 2-fold axis. Full structural analyses of the two complexes are underway.
|Journal||Journal of Molecular Biology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1992|