Summary: 3'5'-cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase
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|3'5'-cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase|
|PDB structures||RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum|
|Gene Ontology||AmiGO / EGO|
3'5'-cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases (EC 126.96.36.199, cyclic 3',5'-mononucleotide phosphodiesterase, PDE, cyclic 3',5'-nucleotide phosphodiesterase, cyclic 3',5'-phosphodiesterase, 3',5'-nucleotide phosphodiesterase, 3':5'-cyclic nucleotide 5'-nucleotidohydrolase, 3',5'-cyclonucleotide phosphodiesterase, 3', 5'-cyclic nucleoside monophosphate phosphodiesterase, 3': 5'-monophosphate phosphodiesterase (cyclic CMP), cytidine 3':5'-monophosphate phosphodiesterase (cyclic CMP), cyclic 3',5-nucleotide monophosphate phosphodiesterase, nucleoside 3',5'-cyclic phosphate diesterase, nucleoside-3',5-monophosphate phosphodiesterase) are a family of phosphodiesterases. Generally, these enzymes hydrolyze some nucleoside 3’,5’-cyclic phosphate to some nucleoside 5’-phosphate. Some examples of nucleoside 3’,5’-cyclic phosphate include:
- 3',5'-cyclic AMP
- 3',5'-cyclic dAMP
- 3',5'-cyclic IMP
- 3',5'-cyclic GMP
- 3',5'-cyclic CMP
Retinal 3',5'-cGMP phosphodiesterase (PDE) is located in photoreceptor outer segments and is an important enzyme in phototransduction.
PDE in rod cells are oligomeric, made up of two heavy catalytic subunits, α (90 kDa) and β (85 kDa,) and two lighter inhibitory γ subunits (11 kDa each).
PDE in rod cells are activated by transducin. Transducin is a G protein which upon GDP/GTP exchange in the transducin α subunit catalyzed by photolyzed rhodopsin. The transducin α subunit (Tα) is released from the β and γ complex and diffuses into the cytoplasmic solution to interact and activate PDE.
Activation by Tα
There are two proposed mechanisms for the activation of PDE. The first proposes that the two inhibitory subunits are differentially bound, sequentially removable and exchangeable between the native complex PDEαβγ2 and PDEαβ. GTP-bound-Tα removes the inihibitory γ subunits one at a time from the αβ catalytic subunits. The second and more likely mechanism states that the GTP-Tα complex binds to the γ subunits but rather than dissociating from the catalytic subunits, it stays with the PDEαβ complex. Binding of the GTP-Tα complex to the PDE γ subunits likely causes a conformational shift in the PDE, allowing better access to the site of cGMP hydrolysis on PDEαβ.
The binding site for PDE α and β subunits are likely to be in the central region of the PDE γ subunits. The C-terminal of the PDE γ subunit is likely to be involved in inhibition of PDE α and β subunits, the binding site for Tα and GTPase accelerating activity for the GTP-bound Tα.
In cones, PDE is a homodimer of alpha chains, associated with several smaller subunits. Both rod and cone PDEs catalyze the hydrolysis of cAMP or cGMP to their 5’ monophosphate form. Both enzymes also bind cGMP with high affinity. The cGMP-binding sites are located in the N-terminal half of the protein sequence, while the catalytic core resides in the C-terminal portion.
Human genes encoding proteins containing this domain include:
- PDE1A, PDE1B, PDE1B2, PDE1C, PDE2A, PDE3A, PDE3B, PDE4A, PDE4B, PDE4B5, PDE4C, PDE4D,
- PDE5A, PDE6A, PDE6B, PDE6C, PDE7A, PDE7B, PDE8A, PDE8B, PDE9A,
- PDE10A, PDE10A2, PDE11A,
- Arkinstall S, Watson SP (1994). "Opsins". The G-protein linked receptor factsbook. Boston: Academic Press. pp. 214–222. ISBN 0-12-738440-5.
- Deterre P, Bigay J, Forquet F, Robert M, Chabre M (April 1988). "cGMP phosphodiesterase of retinal rods is regulated by two inhibitory subunits". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 85 (8): 2424–8. doi:10.1073/pnas.85.8.2424. PMC 280009. PMID 2833739.
- Kroll S, Phillips WJ, Cerione RA (March 1989). "The regulation of the cyclic GMP phosphodiesterase by the GDP-bound form of the alpha subunit of transducin". J. Biol. Chem. 264 (8): 4490–7. PMID 2538446.
- Liu Y, Arshavsky VY, Ruoho AE (January 1999). "Interaction sites of the C-terminal region of the cGMP phosphodiesterase inhibitory subunit with the GDP-bound transducin alpha-subunit". Biochem. J. 337 (2): 281–8. PMC 1219963. PMID 9882626.
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InterPro entry IPR002073
The cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases (PDE) comprise a group of enzymes that degrade the phosphodiester bond in the second messenger molecules cAMP and cGMP. They are divided into 11 families. They regulate the localisation, duration and amplitude of cyclic nucleotide signalling within subcellular domains. PDEs are therefore important for signal transduction.
PDE enzymes are often targets for pharmacological inhibition due to their unique tissue distribution, structural properties, and functional properties. Inhibitors include: Roflumilast for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma [PUBMED:18447606], Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction [PUBMED:18367027] and Cilostazol for peripheral arterial occlusive disease [PUBMED:18436153], amongst others.
Retinal 3',5'-cGMP phosphodiesterase is located in photoreceptor outer segments: it is light activated, playing a pivotal role in signal transduction. In rod cells, PDE is oligomeric, comprising an alpha-, a beta- and 2 gamma-subunits, while in cones, PDE is a homodimer of alpha chains, which are associated with several smaller subunits. Both rod and cone PDEs catalyse the hydrolysis of cAMP or cGMP to the corresponding nucleoside 5' monophosphates, both enzymes also binding cGMP with high affinity. The cGMP-binding sites are located in the N-terminal half of the protein sequence, while the catalytic core resides in the C-terminal portion.This entry represents the catalytic domain of PDE which is multihelical and can be divided into three subdomains.
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|Molecular function||3',5'-cyclic-nucleotide phosphodiesterase activity (GO:0004114)|
|Biological process||signal transduction (GO:0007165)|
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|Average length of the domain:||218.10 aa|
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