5VAO

Crystal structure of eVP30 C-terminus and eNP peptide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.56 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.225 
  • R-Value Work: 0.183 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.185 

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Literature

Ebola virus VP30 and nucleoprotein interactions modulate viral RNA synthesis.

Xu, W.Luthra, P.Wu, C.Batra, J.Leung, D.W.Basler, C.F.Amarasinghe, G.K.

(2017) Nat Commun 8: 15576-15576

  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15576
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5VAP, 5VAO

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ebola virus (EBOV) is an enveloped negative-sense RNA virus that causes sporadic outbreaks with high case fatality rates. Ebola viral protein 30 (eVP30) plays a critical role in EBOV transcription initiation at the nucleoprotein (eNP) gene, with additional roles in the replication cycle such as viral assembly ...

    Ebola virus (EBOV) is an enveloped negative-sense RNA virus that causes sporadic outbreaks with high case fatality rates. Ebola viral protein 30 (eVP30) plays a critical role in EBOV transcription initiation at the nucleoprotein (eNP) gene, with additional roles in the replication cycle such as viral assembly. However, the mechanistic basis for how eVP30 functions during the virus replication cycle is currently unclear. Here we define a key interaction between eVP30 and a peptide derived from eNP that is important to facilitate interactions leading to the recognition of the RNA template. We present crystal structures of the eVP30 C-terminus in complex with this eNP peptide. Functional analyses of the eVP30-eNP interface identify residues that are critical for viral RNA synthesis. Altogether, these results support a model where the eVP30-eNP interaction plays a critical role in transcription initiation and provides a novel target for the development of antiviral therapy.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63105, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Minor nucleoprotein VP30ABCD129Ebola virusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: VP30
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
NPEFGH11Ebola virusMutation(s): 0 
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Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PEG
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B, C, D, E
DI(HYDROXYETHYL)ETHER
C4 H10 O3
MTHSVFCYNBDYFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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B, C, D
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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D
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CL
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B, C, D
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.56 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.225 
  • R-Value Work: 0.183 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.185 
  • Space Group: I 41 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 139.478α = 90
b = 139.478β = 90
c = 161.467γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-3000data scaling
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-3000data reduction
PHASERphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2017-06-21
    Type: Initial release