1N2C

NITROGENASE COMPLEX FROM AZOTOBACTER VINELANDII STABILIZED BY ADP-TETRAFLUOROALUMINATE


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.238 
  • R-Value Work: 0.208 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.208 

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Literature

Structure of ADP x AIF4(-)-stabilized nitrogenase complex and its implications for signal transduction.

Schindelin, H.Kisker, C.Schlessman, J.L.Howard, J.B.Rees, D.C.

(1997) Nature 387: 370-376

  • DOI: 10.1038/387370a0
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1N2C

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The coupling of ATP hydrolysis to electron transfer by the enzyme nitrogenase during biological nitrogen fixation is an important example of a nucleotide-dependent transduction mechanism. The crystal structure has been determined for the complex betw ...

    The coupling of ATP hydrolysis to electron transfer by the enzyme nitrogenase during biological nitrogen fixation is an important example of a nucleotide-dependent transduction mechanism. The crystal structure has been determined for the complex between the Fe-protein and MoFe-protein components of nitrogenase stabilized by ADP x AIF4-, previously used as a nucleoside triphosphate analogue in nucleotide-switch proteins. The structure reveals that the dimeric Fe-protein has undergone substantial conformational changes. The beta-phosphate and AIF4- groups are stabilized through intersubunit contacts that are critical for catalysis and the redox centre is repositioned to facilitate electron transfer. Interactions in the nitrogenase complex have broad implications for signal and energy transduction mechanisms in multiprotein complexes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
NITROGENASE MOLYBDENUM-IRON PROTEINAC491Azotobacter vinelandiiMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nifD
EC: 1.18.6.1
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Entity ID: 2
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NITROGENASE MOLYBDENUM-IRON PROTEINBD522Azotobacter vinelandiiMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nifK
EC: 1.18.6.1
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Entity ID: 3
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NITROGENASE IRON PROTEINEFGH289Azotobacter vinelandiiMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nifH1
EC: 1.18.6.1
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Small Molecules
Ligands 8 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CFM
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A, C
FE-MO-S CLUSTER
Fe7 Mo S9
UZRXIPMKRKMLQF-VGXFRCDIAP
 Ligand Interaction
CLF
Query on CLF

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B, D
FE(8)-S(7) CLUSTER
Fe8 S7
JKVMXLBGZBULKV-DHHOTQGYAO
 Ligand Interaction
ADP
Query on ADP

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E, F, G, H
ADENOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O10 P2
XTWYTFMLZFPYCI-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SF4
Query on SF4

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F, G
IRON/SULFUR CLUSTER
Fe4 S4
LJBDFODJNLIPKO-VKOJMFJBAC
 Ligand Interaction
HCA
Query on HCA

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A, C
3-HYDROXY-3-CARBOXY-ADIPIC ACID
C7 H10 O7
XKJVEVRQMLKSMO-SSDOTTSWSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ALF
Query on ALF

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E, F, G, H
TETRAFLUOROALUMINATE ION
Al F4
UYOMQIYKOOHAMK-UHFFFAOYSA-J
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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B, D
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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E, F, G, H
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.238 
  • R-Value Work: 0.208 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.208 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 79α = 90
b = 299.7β = 90
c = 334.5γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
X-PLORphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 1997-11-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-10
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2019-11-20
    Changes: Advisory, Derived calculations, Other