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NITRITE-SOAKED CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF THE SOLUBLE DOMAIN OF ANIA FROM NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.223 
  • R-Value Work: 0.195 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.195 

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Literature

Crystal structure of the soluble domain of the major anaerobically induced outer membrane protein (AniA) from pathogenic Neisseria: a new class of copper-containing nitrite reductases.

Boulanger, M.J.Murphy, M.E.

(2002) J Mol Biol 315: 1111-1127

  • DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.2001.5251
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The major anaerobically induced outer membrane protein (AniA) from pathogenic Neisseria gonorrhoeae is essential for cell growth under oxygen limiting conditions in the presence of nitrite and is protective against killing by human sera. A phylogenic ...

    The major anaerobically induced outer membrane protein (AniA) from pathogenic Neisseria gonorrhoeae is essential for cell growth under oxygen limiting conditions in the presence of nitrite and is protective against killing by human sera. A phylogenic analysis indicates that AniA is a member of a new class of copper-containing nitrite reductases. Expression of the soluble domain of AniA yields a protein capable of reducing nitrite with specific activity of 160 units/mg, approximately 50 % of that measured for the nitrite reductase from the strong soil denitrifier Alcaligenes faecalis S-6. The crystal structure of the soluble domain of AniA was solved by molecular replacement and sixfold averaging to a resolution of 2.4 A. The nitrite soaked AniA crystal structure refined to 1.95 A reveals a bidentate mode of substrate binding to the type II copper. Despite low sequence identity (approximately 30 %), the core cupredoxin fold of AniA is similar to that found in copper-containing nitrite reductases from soil bacteria. The main structural differences are localized to two attenuated surface loops that map to deletions in the sequence alignment. In soil nitrite reductases, one of these surface loops is positioned near the type I copper site and contributes residues to the docking surface for proteaceous electron donors. In AniA, the attenuation of this loop results in a restructured hydrophobic binding surface that may be required to interact with a lipid anchored azurin. The second attenuated loop is positioned on the opposite side of AniA and may facilitate a more intimate interaction with the lipid membrane. A unique combination of structural effectors surrounding the type I copper site of sAnia contribute to a unusual visible absorption spectra with components observed previously in either green or blue type I copper sites.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Major outer membrane protein PAN 1A, B, C, D, E, F327Neisseria gonorrhoeaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: aniA
EC: 1.7.2.1
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q02219
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CU
Query on CU

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A, B, C, D, E, F
COPPER (II) ION
Cu
JPVYNHNXODAKFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NO2
Query on NO2

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A, C, D, E, F
NITRITE ION
N O2
IOVCWXUNBOPUCH-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.223 
  • R-Value Work: 0.195 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.195 
  • Space Group: P 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 65.29α = 83.89
b = 98.095β = 74.14
c = 102.299γ = 73.32
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
AMoREphasing
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2001-12-05
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance