1AQP

RIBONUCLEASE A COPPER COMPLEX


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.200 

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Literature

Crystal structures of the copper and nickel complexes of RNase A: metal-induced interprotein interactions and identification of a novel copper binding motif.

Balakrishnan, R.Ramasubbu, N.Varughese, K.I.Parthasarathy, R.

(1997) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94: 9620-9625

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.94.18.9620
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1AQP

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • We report the crystal structures of the copper and nickel complexes of RNase A. The overall topology of these two complexes is similar to that of other RNase A structures. However, there are significant differences in the mode of binding of copper and nickel ...

    We report the crystal structures of the copper and nickel complexes of RNase A. The overall topology of these two complexes is similar to that of other RNase A structures. However, there are significant differences in the mode of binding of copper and nickel. There are two copper ions per molecule of the protein, but there is only one nickel ion per molecule of the protein. Significant changes occur in the interprotein interactions as a result of differences in the coordinating groups at the common binding site around His-105. Consequently, the copper- and nickel-ion-bound dimers of RNase A act as nucleation sites for generating different crystal lattices for the two complexes. A second copper ion is present at an active site residue His-119 for which all the ligands are from one molecule of the protein. At this second site, His-119 adopts an inactive conformation (B) induced by the copper. We have identified a novel copper binding motif involving the alpha-amino group and the N-terminal residues.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Biophysics Department and Center for Crystallographic Research, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
RIBONUCLEASE AA124Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RNASE1RNS1
EC: 3.1.27.5 (PDB Primary Data), 4.6.1.18 (UniProt)
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CU
Query on CU

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B [auth A], C [auth A]COPPER (II) ION
Cu
JPVYNHNXODAKFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.200 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 58.18α = 90
b = 53.8β = 118.9
c = 42.9γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORrefinement
X-PLORphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 1997-07-31 
  • Released Date: 1998-05-27 
  • Deposition Author(s): Ramasubbu, N.

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 1998-05-27
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance