1CHN

MAGNESIUM BINDING TO THE BACTERIAL CHEMOTAXIS PROTEIN CHEY RESULTS IN LARGE CONFORMATIONAL CHANGES INVOLVING ITS FUNCTIONAL SURFACE


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.76 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.191 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.191 

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Literature

Magnesium binding to the bacterial chemotaxis protein CheY results in large conformational changes involving its functional surface.

Bellsolell, L.Prieto, J.Serrano, L.Coll, M.

(1994) J Mol Biol 238: 489-495

  • DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1994.1308
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1CHN

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The three-dimensional crystal structure of the bacterial chemotaxis protein CheY with the essential Mg2+ cation bound to the active site reveals large conformational changes caused by the metal binding. Displacements of up to 10 A are observed in several residues at the N terminus of alpha-helix 4 and in the preceding loop ...

    The three-dimensional crystal structure of the bacterial chemotaxis protein CheY with the essential Mg2+ cation bound to the active site reveals large conformational changes caused by the metal binding. Displacements of up to 10 A are observed in several residues at the N terminus of alpha-helix 4 and in the preceding loop. One turn of this helix unwinds, and an Asn residue that was located inside the helix becomes the new N-cap. This supports the important role that N or C-cap residues play in alpha-helix stability. In addition the preceding beta-strand becomes elongated and a new beta-turn appears. The final effect is a significant modification of the surface relief of the protein in a region previously indicated, by genetic analysis, to be essential for CheY function. It is suggested that binding of a divalent cation to CheY could play a significant part in CheY activation and consequently in signal transduction in prokaryotes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Departament de Biologia Molecular i Cel.lular, Centre d'Investigació iDesenvolupament, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
CHEYA128Escherichia coliMutation(s): 0 
UniProt
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MG
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B [auth A]MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.76 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.191 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.191 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 29.9α = 90
b = 44.4β = 102.9
c = 46.9γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORrefinement
X-PLORphasing

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 1994-07-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-03
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-11-29
    Changes: Advisory, Derived calculations, Other