The solution conformation of a synthetic snake venom toxin waglerin I, has been determined by using proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. By a combination of various two-dimensional NMR techniques, the 1H-NMR spectrum of waglerin I was completely assigned. A set of 247 interproton distance restraints was derived from nuclear Overhauser enhancement (NOE) measurements. These NOE constraints, in addition to the 2 dihedral angle restraints (from coupling constant measurements) and 7 ω torsion angle restraints for prolines, formed the basis of three-dimensional structure determined by molecular dynamics techniques. The 19 structures that were obtained satisfy the experimental restraints, and display small deviation from idealized covalent geometry. Analysis of converged structures indicates that the toxin has no special secondary structure. In the solution structure of waglerin I, the central ring region is well defined but the N- and C-termini possesses more disorder.
|頁（從 - 到）||145-155|
|期刊||Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Protein Structure and Molecular Enzymology|
|出版狀態||已發佈 - 1996 1月 4|
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