1J82

Osmolyte Stabilization of RNase


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.189 

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Literature

Osmolytes stabilize ribonuclease S by stabilizing its fragments S protein and S peptide to compact folding-competent states.

Ratnaparkhi, G.S.Varadarajan, R.

(2001) J.Biol.Chem. 276: 28789-28798

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M101906200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  1J7Z, 1J80, 1J81

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Osmolytes stabilize proteins to thermal and chemical denaturation. We have studied the effects of the osmolytes sarcosine, betaine, trimethylamine-N-oxide, and taurine on the structure and stability of the protein.peptide complex RNase S using x-ray ...

    Osmolytes stabilize proteins to thermal and chemical denaturation. We have studied the effects of the osmolytes sarcosine, betaine, trimethylamine-N-oxide, and taurine on the structure and stability of the protein.peptide complex RNase S using x-ray crystallography and titration calorimetry, respectively. The largest degree of stabilization is achieved with 6 m sarcosine, which increases the denaturation temperatures of RNase S and S pro by 24.6 and 17.4 degrees C, respectively, at pH 5 and protects both proteins against tryptic cleavage. Four crystal structures of RNase S in the presence of different osmolytes do not offer any evidence for osmolyte binding to the folded state of the protein or any perturbation in the water structure surrounding the protein. The degree of stabilization in 6 m sarcosine increases with temperature, ranging from -0.52 kcal mol(-1) at 20 degrees C to -5.4 kcal mol(-1) at 60 degrees C. The data support the thesis that osmolytes that stabilize proteins, do so by perturbing unfolded states, which change conformation to a compact, folding competent state in the presence of osmolyte. The increased stabilization thus results from a decrease in conformational entropy of the unfolded state.


    Organizational Affiliation

    National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore 560 065, India.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
RIBONUCLEASE PANCREATIC
A
16Bos taurusGene Names: RNASE1 (RNS1)
EC: 3.1.27.5
Find proteins for P61823 (Bos taurus)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P61823
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
RIBONUCLEASE PANCREATIC
B
104Bos taurusGene Names: RNASE1 (RNS1)
EC: 3.1.27.5
Find proteins for P61823 (Bos taurus)
Go to Gene View: RNASE1
Go to UniProtKB:  P61823
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
Query on SO4

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B
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
NH2
Query on NH2
A
NON-POLYMERH2 N

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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.189 
  • Space Group: P 31 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 44.960α = 90.00
b = 44.960β = 90.00
c = 97.830γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORphasing
XDSdata reduction
X-PLORrefinement
XDSdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2001-06-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-04
    Type: Refinement description