1P5U

X-ray structure of the ternary Caf1M:Caf1:Caf1 chaperone:subunit:subunit complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.99 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.216 
  • R-Value Work: 0.166 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.168 

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Literature

Structure and Biogenesis of the Capsular F1 Antigen from Yersinia pestis. Preserved Folding Energy Drives Fiber Formation

Zavialov, A.V.Berglund, J.Pudney, A.F.Fooks, L.J.Ibrahim, T.M.MacIntyre, S.Knight, S.D.

(2003) Cell 113: 587-596

  • DOI: 10.1016/s0092-8674(03)00351-9
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1P5U, 1P5V

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Most gram-negative pathogens express fibrous adhesive virulence organelles that mediate targeting to the sites of infection. The F1 capsular antigen from the plague pathogen Yersinia pestis consists of linear fibers of a single subunit (Caf1) and serves as a prototype for nonpilus organelles assembled via the chaperone/usher pathway ...

    Most gram-negative pathogens express fibrous adhesive virulence organelles that mediate targeting to the sites of infection. The F1 capsular antigen from the plague pathogen Yersinia pestis consists of linear fibers of a single subunit (Caf1) and serves as a prototype for nonpilus organelles assembled via the chaperone/usher pathway. Genetic data together with high-resolution X-ray structures corresponding to snapshots of the assembly process reveal the structural basis of fiber formation. Comparison of chaperone bound Caf1 subunit with the subunit in the fiber reveals a novel type of conformational change involving the entire hydrophobic core of the protein. The observed conformational change suggests that the chaperone traps a high-energy folding intermediate of Caf1. A model is proposed in which release of the subunit allows folding to be completed, driving fiber formation.


    Related Citations: 
    • Overexpression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the F1 antigen Caf1MCaf1 chaperonesubunit pre-assembly complex from Yersinia pestis
      Zavialov, A., Berglund, J., Knight, S.D.
      (2003) Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 59: 359
    • Donor strand complementation mechanism in the biogenesis of non-pilus systems
      Zavialov, A.V., Kersley, J., Korpela, T., Zav'yalov, V.P., MacIntyre, S., Knight, S.D.
      (2002) Mol Microbiol 45: 983

    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biosciences/Structural Biology, Uppsala Biomedical Center, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 590, SE-751 24 Uppsala, Sweden.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Chaperone protein Caf1MA235Yersinia pestisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: caf1MYPMT1.82Y1098YP_pMT084
UniProt
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
F1 capsule antigenB149Yersinia pestisMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: caf1YPMT1.84Y1100YP_pMT082
UniProt
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
F1 capsule antigenC147Yersinia pestisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: caf1YPMT1.84Y1100YP_pMT082
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.99 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.216 
  • R-Value Work: 0.166 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.168 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 178.816α = 90
b = 69.62β = 90
c = 45.271γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
AMoREphasing
REFMACrefinement
CCP4data scaling

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2003-06-24
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2021-10-27
    Changes: Database references