4KNU

Copper nitrite reductase from Nitrosomonas europaea at pH 6.5


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.209 
  • R-Value Work: 0.171 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.173 

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Literature

Characterization of a nitrite reductase involved in nitrifier denitrification.

Lawton, T.J.Bowen, K.E.Sayavedra-Soto, L.A.Arp, D.J.Rosenzweig, A.C.

(2013) J Biol Chem 288: 25575-25583

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.484543
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4KNS, 4KNT, 4KNU

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Nitrifier denitrification is the conversion of nitrite to nitrous oxide by ammonia-oxidizing organisms. This process, which is distinct from denitrification, is active under aerobic conditions in the model nitrifier Nitrosomonas europaea. The central enz ...

    Nitrifier denitrification is the conversion of nitrite to nitrous oxide by ammonia-oxidizing organisms. This process, which is distinct from denitrification, is active under aerobic conditions in the model nitrifier Nitrosomonas europaea. The central enzyme of the nitrifier dentrification pathway is a copper nitrite reductase (CuNIR). To understand how a CuNIR, typically inactivated by oxygen, functions in this pathway, the enzyme isolated directly from N. europaea (NeNIR) was biochemically and structurally characterized. NeNIR reduces nitrite at a similar rate to other CuNIRs but appears to be oxygen tolerant. Crystal structures of oxidized and reduced NeNIR reveal a substrate channel to the active site that is much more restricted than channels in typical CuNIRs. In addition, there is a second fully hydrated channel leading to the active site that likely acts a water exit pathway. The structure is minimally affected by changes in pH. Taken together, these findings provide insight into the molecular basis for NeNIR oxygen tolerance.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Multicopper oxidase type 1 ABCDEF285Nitrosomonas europaea ATCC 19718Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: aniANE0924
EC: 1.7.2.1
Find proteins for Q82VX5 (Nitrosomonas europaea (strain ATCC 19718 / CIP 103999 / KCTC 2705 / NBRC 14298))
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q82VX5
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GOL
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A, F
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CU
Query on CU

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A, B, C, D, E, F
COPPER (II) ION
Cu
JPVYNHNXODAKFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CL
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B, C, E
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.209 
  • R-Value Work: 0.171 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.173 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 51.087α = 90
b = 136.94β = 101.18
c = 121.486γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-07-24
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-08-14
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2013-09-18
    Changes: Database references