1KN1

Crystal structure of allophycocyanin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.269 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 

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Literature

Crystal structure of Allophycocyanin from red algae Porphyra yezoensis at 2.2 A resolution

Liu, J.Y.Jiang, T.Zhang, J.P.Liang, D.C.

(1999) J Biol Chem 274: 16945-16952

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.274.24.16945
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1KN1

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The crystal structure of allophycocyanin from red algae Porphyra yezoensis (APC-PY) at 2.2-A resolution has been determined by the molecular replacement method. The crystal belongs to space group R32 with cell parameters a = b = 105.3 A, c = 189.4 A, ...

    The crystal structure of allophycocyanin from red algae Porphyra yezoensis (APC-PY) at 2.2-A resolution has been determined by the molecular replacement method. The crystal belongs to space group R32 with cell parameters a = b = 105.3 A, c = 189.4 A, alpha = beta = 90 degrees, gamma = 120 degrees. After several cycles of refinement using program X-PLOR and model building based on the electron density map, the crystallographic R-factor converged to 19.3% (R-free factor is 26.9%) in the range of 10.0 to 2.2 A. The r.m.s. deviations of bond length and angles are 0.015 A and 2.9 degrees, respectively. In the crystal, two APC-PY trimers associate face to face into a hexamer. The assembly of two trimers within the hexamer is similar to that of C-phycocyanin (C-PC) and R-phycoerythrin (R-PE) hexamers, but the assembly tightness of the two trimers to the hexamer is not so high as that in C-PC and R-PE hexamers. The chromophore-protein interactions and possible pathway of energy transfer were discussed. Phycocyanobilin 1alpha84 of APC-PY forms 5 hydrogen bonds with 3 residues in subunit 2beta of another monomer. In R-PE and C-PC, chromophore 1alpha84 only forms 1 hydrogen bond with 2beta77 residue in subunit 2beta. This result may support and explain great spectrum difference exists between APC trimer and monomer.


    Organizational Affiliation

    National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
AllophycocyaninA160Pyropia yezoensisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: apcA
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
AllophycocyaninB161Pyropia yezoensisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: apcB
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CYC
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A, B
PHYCOCYANOBILIN
C33 H40 N4 O6
VXTXPYZGDQPMHK-GMXXPEQVSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.269 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • Space Group: H 3 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 105.3α = 90
b = 105.3β = 90
c = 189.4γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-GENdata scaling
X-GENdata reduction
AMoREphasing
X-PLORrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2002-12-18
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Refinement description