The Receptor Binding Protein P2 of PRD1, a Virus Targeting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Has a Novel Fold Suggesting Multiple Functions.Xu, L., Benson, S.D., Butcher, S.J., Bamford, D.H., Burnett, R.M.
(2003) Structure 11: 309-322
- PubMed: 12623018
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:  1N7V
- PubMed Abstract:
- Stable packing of phage PRD1 DNA requires adsorption protein P2, which binds to the IncP plasmid-encoded conjugative transfer complex
Grahn, A.M.,Caldentey, J.,Bamford, J.K.H.,Bamford, D.H.
(1999) J.BACTERIOL. 181: 6689
- Bacteriophage PRD1: a broad host range dsDNA tectivirus with an internal membrane
Bamford, D.H.,Caldentey, J.,Bamford, J.K.H.
(1995) Adv.Virus Res. 45: 281
- Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of receptor-binding protein P2 of bacteriopahge PRD1
Xu, L.,Butcher, S.J.,Benson, S.D.,Bamford, D.H.,Burnett, R.M.
(2000) J.STRUCT.BIOL. 131: 159
- Viral evolution revealed by bacteriophage PRD1 and human adenovirus coat protein structures
Benson, S.D.,Bamford, J.K.H.,Bamford, D.H.,Burnett, R.M.
(1999) Cell 98: 825
- Bacteriophage PRD1 contains a labile receptor-binding structure at each vertex
Rydman, P.S.,Caldentey, J.,Butcher, S.J.,Fuller, S.D.,Rutten, T.,Bamford, D.H.
(1999) J.Mol.Biol. 291: 575
- A tale of two viruses with therapeutic potential: Structural studies on CELO, an avian adenovirus and the bacteriophage PRD1
(2002) Thesis --: --
Bacteriophage PRD1 is unusual, with an internal lipid membrane, but has striking resemblances to adenovirus that include receptor binding spikes. The PRD1 vertex complex contains P2, a 590 residue monomer that binds to receptors on antibiotic-resista ...
Bacteriophage PRD1 is unusual, with an internal lipid membrane, but has striking resemblances to adenovirus that include receptor binding spikes. The PRD1 vertex complex contains P2, a 590 residue monomer that binds to receptors on antibiotic-resistant strains of E. coli and so is the functional counterpart to adenovirus fiber. P2 structures from two crystal forms, at 2.2 and 2.4 A resolution, reveal an elongated club-shaped molecule with a novel beta propeller "head" showing pseudo-6-fold symmetry. An extended loop with another novel fold forms a long "tail" containing a protruding proline-rich "fin." The head and fin structures are well suited to recognition and attachment, and the tail is likely to trigger the processes of vertex disassembly, membrane tube formation, and subsequent DNA injection.
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