1MI4

Glyphosate insensitive G96A mutant EPSP synthase liganded with shikimate-3-phosphate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.196 
  • R-Value Work: 0.157 

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Literature

How the mutation glycine96 to alanine confers glyphosate insensitivity to 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate synthase from Escherichia coli.

Eschenburg, S.Healy, M.L.Priestman, M.A.Lushington, G.H.Schonbrunn, E.

(2002) PLANTA 216: 129-135

  • DOI: 10.1007/s00425-002-0908-0

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The enzyme 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate (EPSP) synthase (EC 2.5.1.19) is essential for the biosynthesis of aromatic compounds in plants and microbes and is the unique target of the herbicide glyphosate. One of the first glyphosate-insensitive ...

    The enzyme 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate (EPSP) synthase (EC 2.5.1.19) is essential for the biosynthesis of aromatic compounds in plants and microbes and is the unique target of the herbicide glyphosate. One of the first glyphosate-insensitive enzymes reported was a Gly96Ala mutant of EPSP synthase from Klebsiella pneumoniae. We have introduced this single-site mutation into the highly homologous EPSP synthase from Escherichia coli. The mutant enzyme is insensitive to glyphosate with unaltered affinity for its first substrate, shikimate-3-phosphate (S3P), but displays a 30-fold lower affinity for its second substrate, phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP). Using X-ray crystallography, we solved the structure of Gly96Ala-EPSP synthase liganded with S3P to 0.17 nm resolution. The crystal structure shows that the additional methyl group from Ala96 protrudes into the active site of the enzyme. While the interactions between enzyme and S3P remain unaffected, the accessible volume for glyphosate binding is substantially reduced. Exploiting the crystallographic results for molecular modeling, we demonstrate that PEP but not glyphosate can be docked in the Gly96Ala-modified binding site. The predicted PEP binding site satisfies the earlier proposed interaction pattern for PEP with EPSP synthase and corroborates the assumption that glyphosate and PEP target the same binding site.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research, Department of Biophysics, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase
A
427Escherichia coli (strain K12)Gene Names: aroA
EC: 2.5.1.19
Find proteins for P0A6D3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
Go to UniProtKB:  P0A6D3
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
S3P
Query on S3P

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A
SHIKIMATE-3-PHOSPHATE
C7 H11 O8 P
QYOJSKGCWNAKGW-PBXRRBTRSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
FMT
Query on FMT

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A
FORMIC ACID
C H2 O2
BDAGIHXWWSANSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
S3PKd: 7000 - 8000 nM (99) BINDINGDB
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.196 
  • R-Value Work: 0.157 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 57.760α = 90.00
b = 85.090β = 90.00
c = 87.820γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
XDSdata scaling
CNSphasing
MAR345data collection
CNSrefinement
XDSdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2002-12-18
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-28
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Type: Refinement description