1DOZ

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF FERROCHELATASE


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.216 
  • R-Value Work: 0.183 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.183 

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Literature

Structural and mechanistic basis of porphyrin metallation by ferrochelatase.

Lecerof, D.Fodje, M.Hansson, A.Hansson, M.Al-Karadaghi, S.

(2000) J Mol Biol 297: 221-232

  • DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.2000.3569
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1C1H, 1C9E, 1DOZ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ferrochelatase, the enzyme catalyzing metallation of protoporphyrin IX at the terminal step of heme biosynthesis, was co-crystallized with an isomer mixture of the potent inhibitor N-methylmesoporphyrin (N-MeMP). The X-ray structure revealed the active site of the enzyme, to which only one of the isomers was bound, and for the first time allowed characterization of the mode of porphyrin macrocycle distortion by ferrochelatase ...

    Ferrochelatase, the enzyme catalyzing metallation of protoporphyrin IX at the terminal step of heme biosynthesis, was co-crystallized with an isomer mixture of the potent inhibitor N-methylmesoporphyrin (N-MeMP). The X-ray structure revealed the active site of the enzyme, to which only one of the isomers was bound, and for the first time allowed characterization of the mode of porphyrin macrocycle distortion by ferrochelatase. Crystallization of ferrochelatase and N-MeMP in the presence of Cu(2+) leads to metallation and demethylation of N-MeMP. A mechanism of porphyrin distortion is proposed, which assumes that the enzyme holds pyrrole rings B, C and D in a vice-like grip and forces a 36 degrees tilt on ring A.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biophysics, Lund University, Sweden.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
FERROCHELATASEA309Bacillus subtilisMutation(s): 0 
EC: 4.99.1.1 (PDB Primary Data), 4.99.1.9 (UniProt)
UniProt
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MG
Query on MG

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B [auth A], C [auth A], D [auth A]MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.216 
  • R-Value Work: 0.183 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.183 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 48.51α = 90
b = 49.97β = 90
c = 119.24γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
MAR345data collection
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2000-01-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2014-11-12
    Changes: Structure summary
  • Version 1.4: 2017-10-04
    Changes: Data collection, Refinement description