1OU4

Native PNP +Talo


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.214 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.214 

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Literature

Designer gene therapy using an Escherichia coli purine nucleoside phosphorylase/prodrug system.

Bennett, E.M.Anand, R.Allan, P.W.Hassan, A.E.Hong, J.S.Levasseur, D.N.McPherson, D.T.Parker, W.B.Secrist, J.A.Sorscher, E.J.Townes, T.M.Waud, W.R.Ealick, S.E.

(2003) Chem Biol 10: 1173-1181

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2003.11.008
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1OTX, 1OTY, 1OU4, 1OUM, 1OV6, 1OVG

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Activation of prodrugs by Escherichia coli purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) provides a method for selectively killing tumor cells expressing a transfected PNP gene. This gene therapy approach requires matching a prodrug and a known enzymatic activity present only in tumor cells ...

    Activation of prodrugs by Escherichia coli purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) provides a method for selectively killing tumor cells expressing a transfected PNP gene. This gene therapy approach requires matching a prodrug and a known enzymatic activity present only in tumor cells. The specificity of the method relies on avoiding prodrug cleavage by enzymes already present in the host cells or the intestinal flora. Using crystallographic and computer modeling methods as guides, we have redesigned E. coli PNP to cleave new prodrug substrates more efficiently than does the wild-type enzyme. In particular, the M64V PNP mutant cleaves 9-(6-deoxy-alpha-L-talofuranosyl)-6-methylpurine with a kcat/Km over 100 times greater than for native E. coli PNP. In a xenograft tumor experiment, this compound caused regression of tumors expressing the M64V PNP gene.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Purine nucleoside phosphorylaseA, B, C238Escherichia coliMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DEOD OR PUP OR B4384 OR Z5986 OR ECS5343
EC: 2.4.2.1
UniProt
Find proteins for P0ABP8 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Go to UniProtKB:  P0ABP8
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UniProt GroupP0ABP8
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.214 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.214 
  • Space Group: P 61 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 121.615α = 90
b = 121.615β = 90
c = 243.225γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
CCP4data scaling
CNSphasing

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2004-02-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Derived calculations, Version format compliance