1HYW

SOLUTION STRUCTURE OF BACTERIOPHAGE LAMBDA GPW


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

The solution structure of bacteriophage lambda protein W, a small morphogenetic protein possessing a novel fold.

Maxwell, K.L.Yee, A.A.Booth, V.Arrowsmith, C.H.Gold, M.Davidson, A.R.

(2001) J Mol Biol 308: 9-14

  • DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.2001.4582
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1HYW

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Protein W (gpW) from bacteriophage lambda is required for the stabilization of DNA within the phage head and for attachment of tails onto the head during morphogenesis. Although comprised of only 68 residues, it likely interacts with at least two oth ...

    Protein W (gpW) from bacteriophage lambda is required for the stabilization of DNA within the phage head and for attachment of tails onto the head during morphogenesis. Although comprised of only 68 residues, it likely interacts with at least two other proteins in the mature phage and with DNA. Thus, gpW is an intriguing subject for detailed structural studies. We have determined its solution structure using NMR spectroscopy and have found it to possesses a novel fold consisting of two alpha-helices and a single two-stranded beta-sheet arranged around a well-packed hydrophobic core. The 14 C-terminal residues of gpW, which are essential for function, are unstructured in solution.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HEAD-TO-TAIL JOINING PROTEIN WA68Escherichia virus LambdaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Wlambdap03
Find proteins for P68660 (Escherichia phage lambda)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P68660
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 1HYW Olderado

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2001-04-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance