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IDENTIFICATION OF CATALYTICALLY IMPORTANT RESIDUES IN YEAST TRANSKETOLASE


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.263 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 

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Literature

Identification of catalytically important residues in yeast transketolase.

Wikner, C.Nilsson, U.Meshalkina, L.Udekwu, C.Lindqvist, Y.Schneider, G.

(1997) Biochemistry 36: 15643-15649

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi971606b
  • Also Cited By: 1GPU

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The possible roles of four histidine residues in the active site of yeast transketolase were examined by site-directed mutagenesis. Replacement of the invariant His69 with alanine yielded a mutant enzyme with 1.5% of the specific activity of the wild ...

    The possible roles of four histidine residues in the active site of yeast transketolase were examined by site-directed mutagenesis. Replacement of the invariant His69 with alanine yielded a mutant enzyme with 1.5% of the specific activity of the wild-type enzyme and with an increased KM for the donor. This residue is located at the bottom of the substrate cleft close to the C1 hydroxyl group of the donor substrate, and the side chain of His69 might be required for recognition of this hydroxyl group and possibly for maintenance of the proper orientation of the reaction intermediate, (alpha, beta-dihydroxyethyl)thiamin diphosphate. Amino acid replacements of His481 by alanine, serine, and glutamine resulted in mutant enzymes with significantly increased KM values for the donor substrate and specific activities of 4.4%, 1.9%, and 5.5% of the wild-type enzyme. The kinetic data suggest that this residue, although close to the C2 carbonyl oxygen of the substrate, is not absolutely required for stabilization of the negative charge that develops at this oxygen in the transition state. This points toward the 4'-NH2 group of the pyrimidine ring of thiamin diphosphate as the major source of charge stabilization. Mutations at positions His30 and His263 result in mutant enzymes severely impaired in catalytic activity (1.5% and less of the activity of wild-type transketolase). The KM value for the donor substrate was increased for the His30Ala mutant but remained unchanged in the His263Ala enzyme. The side chains of both residues interact with the C3 hydroxyl group of the donor substrate, and the results indicate that the two residues act in concert during proton abstraction of the C3 hydroxyl proton during catalysis.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Molecular Structural Biology, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institute, Doktorsringen 4, S-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
TRANSKETOLASE
A, B
680Saccharomyces cerevisiae (strain ATCC 204508 / S288c)Gene Names: TKL1
EC: 2.2.1.1
Find proteins for P23254 (Saccharomyces cerevisiae (strain ATCC 204508 / S288c))
Go to UniProtKB:  P23254
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
TPP
Query on TPP

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A, B
THIAMINE DIPHOSPHATE
C12 H19 N4 O7 P2 S
AYEKOFBPNLCAJY-UHFFFAOYSA-O
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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A, B
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.263 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 76.100α = 90.00
b = 113.600β = 90.00
c = 162.000γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALEPACKdata scaling
X-PLORphasing
DENZOdata reduction
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORrefinement

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  • Version 1.0: 1998-05-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-05
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  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
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