Alpha-hemolysin - P09616 (HLA_STAAU)


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  • Number of PDB entries for P09616: 6
Alpha-toxin binds to the membrane of eukaryotic cells resulting in the release of low-molecular weight molecules and leading to an eventual osmotic lysis. Heptamer oligomerization and pore formation is required for lytic activity. (data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Self-assembles to form first, a non-lytic oligomeric intermediate, and then, a mushroom-shaped homoheptamer structure of 100 Angstroms in length and up to 100 Angstroms in diameter. (data source: UniProt  )
The mushroom-shaped heptamer is composed of a cap domain (comprising 7 beta sandwiches and the amino latches of each protomer), 7 rim regions whose protruding strands may interact with the membrane bilayer, and the stem domain (52 Angstroms in length, 26 Angstroms in diameter) which forms the transmembrane pore. (data source: UniProt  )
Other Gene names: hly hla
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