1RRK

Crystal Structure Analysis of the Bb segment of Factor B


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.245 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 

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Literature

Structural analysis of engineered Bb fragment of complement factor B: insights into the activation mechanism of the alternative pathway C3-convertase.

Ponnuraj, K.Xu, Y.Macon, K.Moore, D.Volanakis, J.E.Narayana, S.V.

(2004) Mol.Cell 14: 17-28

  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The C-terminal fragment, Bb, of factor B combines with C3b to form the pivotal C3-convertase, C3bBb, of alternative complement pathway. Bb consists of a von Willebrand factor type A (vWFA) domain that is structurally similar to the I domains of integ ...

    The C-terminal fragment, Bb, of factor B combines with C3b to form the pivotal C3-convertase, C3bBb, of alternative complement pathway. Bb consists of a von Willebrand factor type A (vWFA) domain that is structurally similar to the I domains of integrins and a serine protease (SP) domain that is in inactive conformation. The structure of the C3bBb complex would be important in deciphering the activation mechanism of the SP domain. However, C3bBb is labile and not amenable to X-ray diffraction studies. We engineered a disulfide bond in the vWFA domain of Bb homologous to that shown to lock I domains in active conformation. The crystal structures of Bb(C428-C435) and its inhibitor complexes reveal that the adoption of the "active" conformation by the vWFA domain is not sufficient to activate the C3-convertase catalytic apparatus and also provide insights into the possible mode of C3-convertase activation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering, School of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Complement factor B
A
497Homo sapiensMutation(s): 3 
Gene Names: CFB (BF, BFD)
EC: 3.4.21.47
Find proteins for P00751 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P00751
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NA
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A
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
IOD
Query on IOD

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A
IODIDE ION
I
XMBWDFGMSWQBCA-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
CO
Query on CO

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A
COBALT (II) ION
Co
XLJKHNWPARRRJB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.245 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • Space Group: P 61
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 98.980α = 90.00
b = 98.980β = 90.00
c = 126.428γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
AMoREphasing
HKL-2000data reduction
CNSrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-12-14
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance