Table 3

Metrics of Asp-box β-propellers as function of the number of blades

Distances (Å)

6-bladed, 1v0e

7-bladed, 3bf7

10-bladed, 3f6k


Strand 4-4

20

19

17


Strand 3-3

15

15

15


Strand 2-2

11

11

12


Strand 1-1

5

7

10


Tunnel dimensions

Occluded

9 by 11

25 by 37


Strand to strand distances and tunnel dimensions are shown for selected examples of Asp-box β-propellers with different sizes; the 6-bladed β-propeller of K1F bacteriophage sialidase (1v0e), the 7-bladed β-propeller of YP_299179.1 (3bf7) and the 10-bladed β-propeller of sortilin (3f6k).

Quistgaard and Thirup BMC Structural Biology 2009 9:46   doi:10.1186/1472-6807-9-46

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