1UTX

Regulation of Cytolysin Expression by Enterococcus faecalis: Role of CylR2


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.9 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.193 
  • R-Value Work: 0.153 

wwPDB Validation 3D Report Full Report


This is version 1.3 of the entry. See complete history

Literature

Structure and DNA-Binding Properties of the Cytolysin Regulator CylR2 from Enterococcus Faecalis

Rumpel, S.Razeto, A.Pillar, C.M.Vijayan, V.Taylor, A.Giller, K.Gilmore, M.S.Becker, S.Zweckstetter, M.

(2004) Embo J. 23: 3632

  • DOI: 10.1038/sj.emboj.7600367

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Enterococcus faecalis is one of the major causes for hospital-acquired antibiotic-resistant infections. It produces an exotoxin, called cytolysin, which is lethal for a wide range of Gram-positive bacteria and is toxic to higher organisms. Recently, ...

    Enterococcus faecalis is one of the major causes for hospital-acquired antibiotic-resistant infections. It produces an exotoxin, called cytolysin, which is lethal for a wide range of Gram-positive bacteria and is toxic to higher organisms. Recently, the regulation of the cytolysin operon was connected to autoinduction by a quorum-sensing mechanism involving the CylR1/CylR2 two-component regulatory system. We report here the crystal structure of CylR2 and its properties in solution as determined by heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy. The structure reveals a rigid dimer containing a helix-turn-helix DNA-binding motif as part of a five-helix bundle that is extended by an antiparallel beta-sheet. We show that CylR2 is a DNA-binding protein that binds specifically to a 22 bp fragment of the cytolysin promoter region. NMR chemical shift perturbation experiments identify surfaces involved in DNA binding and are in agreement with a model for the CylR2/DNA complex that attributes binding specificity to a complex network of CylR2/DNA interactions. Our results propose a mechanism where repression is achieved by CylR2 obstruction of the promoter preventing biosynthesis of the cytolysin operon transcript.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department for NMR-based Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany.




Macromolecules

Find similar proteins by: Sequence  |  Structure

Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
CYLR2
A, B
66Enterococcus faecalisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: cylR2
Find proteins for Q8VL32 (Enterococcus faecalis)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8VL32
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NA
Query on NA

Download SDF File 
Download CCD File 
B
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
IOD
Query on IOD

Download SDF File 
Download CCD File 
A, B
IODIDE ION
I
XMBWDFGMSWQBCA-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.9 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.193 
  • R-Value Work: 0.153 
  • Space Group: P 41
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 63.679α = 90.00
b = 63.679β = 90.00
c = 41.187γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SHELXEphasing
DENZOdata reduction
SHELXDphasing
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

View Full Validation Report or Ramachandran Plots



Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-09-16
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2018-05-30
    Type: Data collection, Database references