1FS7

CYTOCHROME C NITRITE REDUCTASE FROM WOLINELLA SUCCINOGENES


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.207 
  • R-Value Work: 0.180 

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Literature

Cytochrome c nitrite reductase from Wolinella succinogenes. Structure at 1.6 A resolution, inhibitor binding, and heme-packing motifs.

Einsle, O.Stach, P.Messerschmidt, A.Simon, J.Kroger, A.Huber, R.Kroneck, P.M.

(2000) J Biol Chem 275: 39608-39616

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M006188200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1FS9, 1FS8, 1FS7

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Cytochrome c nitrite reductase catalyzes the 6-electron reduction of nitrite to ammonia. This second part of the respiratory pathway of nitrate ammonification is a key step in the biological nitrogen cycle. The x-ray structure of the enzyme from the ...

    Cytochrome c nitrite reductase catalyzes the 6-electron reduction of nitrite to ammonia. This second part of the respiratory pathway of nitrate ammonification is a key step in the biological nitrogen cycle. The x-ray structure of the enzyme from the epsilon-proteobacterium Wolinella succinogenes has been solved to a resolution of 1.6 A. It is a pentaheme c-type cytochrome whose heme groups are packed in characteristic motifs that also occur in other multiheme cytochromes. Structures of W. succinogenes nitrite reductase have been obtained with water bound to the active site heme iron as well as complexes with two inhibitors, sulfate and azide, whose binding modes and inhibitory functions differ significantly. Cytochrome c nitrite reductase is part of a highly optimized respiratory system found in a wide range of Gram-negative bacteria. It reduces both anionic and neutral substrates at the distal side of a lysine-coordinated high-spin heme group, which is accessible through two different channels, allowing for a guided flow of reaction educt and product. Based on sequence comparison and secondary structure prediction, we have demonstrated that cytochrome c nitrite reductases constitute a protein family of high structural similarity.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie, Abteilung Strukturforschung, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany. einsle@biochem.mpg.de



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
CYTOCHROME C NITRITE REDUCTASEA485Wolinella succinogenesMutation(s): 0 
EC: 1.7.2.2
Find proteins for Q9S1E5 (Wolinella succinogenes (strain ATCC 29543 / DSM 1740 / LMG 7466 / NCTC 11488 / FDC 602W))
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
HEM
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A
PROTOPORPHYRIN IX CONTAINING FE
C34 H32 Fe N4 O4
KABFMIBPWCXCRK-RGGAHWMASA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Y1
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A
YTTRIUM ION
Y
KAJPZYFHSCFBCI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACT
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A
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
CA
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A
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.60 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.207 
  • R-Value Work: 0.180 
  • Space Group: I 41 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 119.822α = 90
b = 119.822β = 90
c = 186.025γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
AMoREphasing
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2001-01-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Derived calculations, Version format compliance