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30 31 31 32 33 33 35 37 37 41 42 43 44 47 47 51 51 53 54 56 57 Abstract Integrins are a structurally elaborate family of adhesion molecules that transmit signals bidirectionally across the plasma membrane by undergoing large-scale structural rearrangements. By regulating cell-cell and cell-matrix contacts, integrins participate in a wide-range of biological interactions including development, tissue repair, angiogenesis, inflammation and hemostasis.
2002). Two recent mutational studies provide direct evidence that downward movement of the 7-helix of the I-like domain activates ligand binding. Mutagenic introduction of a disulfide bond between the I-like 6-strand and 7-helix designed to stabilize the 7-helix in the conformation seen in the bent crystal structure abolished the ability to activate ligand binding by integrin IIb3. , 2004b). In another study, the effect of 7-helix displacement on the 6-7 loop was mimicked by shortening the 7-helix by 4 residue deletions of $1 turn of 7-helix.
The bipolar sites thus stabilize two alternative phases of adhesion. The higher affinity of Ca2þ than Mg2þ at the LIMBS is explained by the presence of three carbonyl O coordinations, for which Ca2þ has greater propensity than Mg2þ (Fig. 7A). The activating effect of Mn2þ and inhibitory effect of Ca2þ at the ADMIDAS may similarly be explained by the propensity of Ca2þ but not Mn2þ to form a carbonyl O coordination to the backbone of the 6-7 loop (Fig. 7B). This carbonyl coordination to Ca2þ seen in closed structures with Ca2þ (Fig.