5OQT

Crystal structure of a bacterial cationic amino acid transporter (CAT) homologue


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.86 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.271 
  • R-Value Work: 0.215 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.218 

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Literature

Structural basis for amino acid transport by the CAT family of SLC7 transporters.

Jungnickel, K.E.J.Parker, J.L.Newstead, S.

(2018) Nat Commun 9: 550-550

  • DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03066-6
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Amino acids play essential roles in cell biology as regulators of metabolic pathways. Arginine in particular is a major signalling molecule inside the cell, being a precursor for both l-ornithine and nitric oxide (NO) synthesis and a key regulator of ...

    Amino acids play essential roles in cell biology as regulators of metabolic pathways. Arginine in particular is a major signalling molecule inside the cell, being a precursor for both l-ornithine and nitric oxide (NO) synthesis and a key regulator of the mTORC1 pathway. In mammals, cellular arginine availability is determined by members of the solute carrier (SLC) 7 family of cationic amino acid transporters. Whereas CAT-1 functions to supply cationic amino acids for cellular metabolism, CAT-2A and -2B are required for macrophage activation and play important roles in regulating inflammation. Here, we present the crystal structure of a close homologue of the mammalian CAT transporters that reveals how these proteins specifically recognise arginine. Our structural and functional data provide a model for cationic amino acid transport in mammalian cells and reveals mechanistic insights into proton-coupled, sodium-independent amino acid transport in the wider APC superfamily.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QU, UK. simon.newstead@bioch.ox.ac.uk.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Amino acid transporterA471Geobacillus kaustophilus HTA426Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: GK0930
Membrane protein
Mpstruc
Group: 
TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEINS: ALPHA-HELICAL
Sub Group: 
Solute Carrier (SLC) Transporter Superfamily
Protein: 
SLC7 CAT family amino acid transporter, wild-type complexed with L-Ala
Find proteins for Q5L1G5 (Geobacillus kaustophilus (strain HTA426))
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  • Reference Sequence

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Uncharacterized protein YneMC31Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: yneMb4599JW1527.1mgtS
Membrane protein
Mpstruc
Group: 
TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEINS: ALPHA-HELICAL
Sub Group: 
Solute Carrier (SLC) Transporter Superfamily
Protein: 
SLC7 CAT family amino acid transporter, wild-type complexed with L-Ala
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 5 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CLR
Query on CLR

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C
CHOLESTEROL
C27 H46 O
HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
OLC
Query on OLC

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A, C
(2R)-2,3-dihydroxypropyl (9Z)-octadec-9-enoate
C21 H40 O4
RZRNAYUHWVFMIP-GDCKJWNLSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ALA
Query on ALA

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A
ALANINE
C3 H7 N O2
QNAYBMKLOCPYGJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACT
Query on ACT

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A
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
CL
Query on CL

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A
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.86 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.271 
  • R-Value Work: 0.215 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.218 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 76.923α = 90
b = 83.148β = 90
c = 119.744γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
BUSTERrefinement
DIALSdata reduction
Aimlessdata scaling
PHASERphasing

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Wellcome TrustUnited Kingdom102890/Z/13/Z
European CommissionUnited KingdomNanoMem

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2018-02-14
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-02-21
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-02-28
    Changes: Derived calculations
  • Version 1.3: 2018-04-25
    Changes: Data collection