1THJ

CARBONIC ANHYDRASE FROM METHANOSARCINA


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.295 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 

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Literature

A left-hand beta-helix revealed by the crystal structure of a carbonic anhydrase from the archaeon Methanosarcina thermophila.

Kisker, C.Schindelin, H.Alber, B.E.Ferry, J.G.Rees, D.C.

(1996) EMBO J. 15: 2323-2330


  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • A carbonic anhydrase from the thermophilic archaeon Methanosarcina thermophila that exhibits no significant sequence similarity to known carbonic anhydrases has recently been characterized. Here we present the structure of this enzyme, which adopts a ...

    A carbonic anhydrase from the thermophilic archaeon Methanosarcina thermophila that exhibits no significant sequence similarity to known carbonic anhydrases has recently been characterized. Here we present the structure of this enzyme, which adopts a left-handed parallel beta-helix fold. This fold is of particular interest since it contains only left-handed crossover connections between the parallel beta-strands, which so far have been observed very infrequently. The active form of the enzyme is a trimer with three zinc-containing active sites, each located at the interface between two monomers. While the arrangement of active site groups differs between this enzyme and the carbonic anhydrases from higher vertebrates, there are structural similarities in the zinc coordination environment, suggestive of convergent evolution dictated by the chemical requirements for catalysis of the same reaction. Based on sequence similarities, the structure of this enzyme is the prototype of a new class of carbonic anhydrases with representatives in all three phylogenetic domains of life.


    Related Citations: 
    • A Carbonic Anhydrase from the Archaeon Methanosarcina Thermophila
      Alber, B.E.,Ferry, J.G.
      (1994) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 91: 6909


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA. kisker@citray.caltech.edu




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
CARBONIC ANHYDRASE
A, B, C
214Methanosarcina thermophilaMutation(s): 0 
EC: 4.2.1.1
Find proteins for P40881 (Methanosarcina thermophila)
Go to UniProtKB:  P40881
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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A, B, C
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.295 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 
  • Space Group: P 43 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 71.840α = 90.00
b = 71.840β = 90.00
c = 333.513γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
ROTAVATAdata scaling
X-PLORphasing
X-PLORmodel building
AGROVATAdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1996-10-14
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance