1AH5

REDUCED FORM SELENOMETHIONINE-LABELLED HYDROXYMETHYLBILANE SYNTHASE DETERMINED BY MAD


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.4 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.235 
  • R-Value Work: 0.168 

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Literature

Determination of the structure of seleno-methionine-labelled hydroxymethylbilane synthase in its active form by multi-wavelength anomalous dispersion.

Hadener, A.Matzinger, P.K.Battersby, A.R.McSweeney, S.Thompson, A.W.Hammersley, A.P.Harrop, S.J.Cassetta, A.Deacon, A.Hunter, W.N.Nieh, Y.P.Raftery, J.Hunter, N.Helliwell, J.R.

(1999) Acta Crystallogr.,Sect.D 55: 631-643


  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The enzyme hydroxymethylbilane synthase (HMBS, E.C. 4.3.1.8) catalyzes the conversion of porphobilinogen into hydroxymethylbilane, a key intermediate for the biosynthesis of heme, chlorophylls, vitamin B12 and related macrocycles. The enzyme is found ...

    The enzyme hydroxymethylbilane synthase (HMBS, E.C. 4.3.1.8) catalyzes the conversion of porphobilinogen into hydroxymethylbilane, a key intermediate for the biosynthesis of heme, chlorophylls, vitamin B12 and related macrocycles. The enzyme is found in all organisms, except viruses. The crystal structure of the selenomethionine-labelled enzyme ([SeMet]HMBS) from Escherichia coli has been solved by the multi-wavelength anomalous dispersion (MAD) experimental method using the Daresbury SRS station 9.5. In addition, [SeMet]HMBS has been studied by MAD at the Grenoble ESRF MAD beamline BM14 (BL19) and this work is described especially with respect to the use of the ESRF CCD detector. The structure at ambient temperature has been refined, the R factor being 16.8% at 2. 4 A resolution. The dipyrromethane cofactor of the enzyme is preserved in its reduced form in the crystal and its geometrical shape is in full agreement with the crystal structures of authentic dipyrromethanes. Proximal to the reactive C atom of the reduced cofactor, spherical density is seen consistent with there being a water molecule ideally placed to take part in the final step of the enzyme reaction cycle. Intriguingly, the loop with residues 47-58 is not ordered in the structure of this form of the enzyme, which carries no substrate. Direct experimental study of the active enzyme is now feasible using time-resolved Laue diffraction and freeze-trapping, building on the structural work described here as the foundation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry, University of Basle, Switzerland. haedener@ubaclu.unibas.ch




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
HYDROXYMETHYLBILANE SYNTHASE
A
313Escherichia coli (strain K12)Gene Names: hemC (popE)
EC: 2.5.1.61
Find proteins for P06983 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
Go to UniProtKB:  P06983
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
DPM
Query on DPM

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A
3-[5-{[3-(2-carboxyethyl)-4-(carboxymethyl)-5-methyl-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl}-4-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-3-yl]propanoic acid
DIPYRROMETHANE COFACTOR
C20 H24 N2 O8
LCAXMKQKEYTFDM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
MSE
Query on MSE
A
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O2 SeMET
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.4 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.235 
  • R-Value Work: 0.168 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 88.470α = 90.00
b = 76.150β = 90.00
c = 50.790γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOSFLMdata reduction
ROTAVATA)data scaling
CCP4data scaling
MLPHAREphasing
X-PLORrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1997-10-15
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2013-09-18
    Type: Non-polymer description