1ZH1

Structure of the zinc-binding domain of HCV NS5A


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.286 
  • R-Value Work: 0.227 

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Literature

Structure of the zinc-binding domain of an essential component of the hepatitis C virus replicase.

Tellinghuisen, T.L.Marcotrigiano, J.Rice, C.M.

(2005) Nature 435: 374-379

  • DOI: 10.1038/nature03580
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1ZH1

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a human pathogen affecting nearly 3% of the world's population. Chronic infections can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. The RNA replication machine of HCV is a multi-subunit membrane-associated complex. The non-structura ...

    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a human pathogen affecting nearly 3% of the world's population. Chronic infections can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. The RNA replication machine of HCV is a multi-subunit membrane-associated complex. The non-structural protein NS5A is an active component of HCV replicase, as well as a pivotal regulator of replication and a modulator of cellular processes ranging from innate immunity to dysregulated cell growth. NS5A is a large phosphoprotein (56-58 kDa) with an amphipathic alpha-helix at its amino terminus that promotes membrane association. After this helix region, NS5A is organized into three domains. The N-terminal domain (domain I) coordinates a single zinc atom per protein molecule. Mutations disrupting either the membrane anchor or zinc binding of NS5A are lethal for RNA replication. However, probing the role of NS5A in replication has been hampered by a lack of structural information about this multifunctional protein. Here we report the structure of NS5A domain I at 2.5-A resolution, which contains a novel fold, a new zinc-coordination motif and a disulphide bond. We use molecular surface analysis to suggest the location of protein-, RNA- and membrane-interaction sites.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease, Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue Box 64, New York, New York 10021, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
non-structural polyproteinAB163Hepacivirus CMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Nonstructural protein 5A
EC: 3.4.22 (UniProt), 3.4.21.98 (UniProt), 3.6.1.15 (UniProt), 3.6.4.13 (UniProt), 2.7.7.48 (UniProt)
Find proteins for Q9WMX2 (Hepatitis C virus genotype 1b (isolate Con1))
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9WMX2
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
Query on ZN

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A, B
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.286 
  • R-Value Work: 0.227 
  • Space Group: P 41 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 55.28α = 90
b = 55.28β = 90
c = 312.3γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SOLVEphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-05-24
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance