1T6U

Nickel Superoxide Dismutase (NiSOD) Native 1.30 A Structure


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.201 
  • R-Value Work: 0.158 

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Literature

Nickel superoxide dismutase structure and mechanism.

Barondeau, D.P.Kassmann, C.J.Bruns, C.K.Tainer, J.A.Getzoff, E.D.

(2004) Biochemistry 43: 8038-8047

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi0496081
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1T6I, 1T6Q, 1T6U

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The 1.30 A resolution crystal structure of nickel superoxide dismutase (NiSOD) identifies a novel SOD fold, assembly, and Ni active site. NiSOD is a hexameric assembly of right-handed 4-helix bundles of up-down-up-down topology with N-terminal hooks chelating the active site Ni ions ...

    The 1.30 A resolution crystal structure of nickel superoxide dismutase (NiSOD) identifies a novel SOD fold, assembly, and Ni active site. NiSOD is a hexameric assembly of right-handed 4-helix bundles of up-down-up-down topology with N-terminal hooks chelating the active site Ni ions. This newly identified nine-residue Ni-hook structural motif (His-Cys-X-X-Pro-Cys-Gly-X-Tyr) provides almost all interactions critical for metal binding and catalysis, and thus will likely be diagnostic of NiSODs. Conserved lysine residues are positioned for electrostatic guidance of the superoxide anion to the narrow active site channel. Apo structures show that the Ni-hook motif is unfolded prior to metal binding. The active site Ni geometry cycles from square planar Ni(II), with thiolate (Cys2 and Cys6) and backbone nitrogen (His1 and Cys2) ligands, to square pyramidal Ni(III) with an added axial His1 side chain ligand, consistent with electron paramagentic resonance spectroscopy. Analyses of the three NiSOD structures and comparisons to the Cu,Zn and Mn/Fe SODs support specific molecular mechanisms for NiSOD maturation and catalysis, and identify important structure-function relationships conserved among SODs.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Superoxide dismutase [Ni]
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L
117Streptomyces coelicolorMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: sodNsod1SCO52542SC7G11.16c
EC: 1.15.1.1
UniProt
Find proteins for P80735 (Streptomyces coelicolor (strain ATCC BAA-471 / A3(2) / M145))
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Go to UniProtKB:  P80735
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UniProt GroupP80735
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.201 
  • R-Value Work: 0.158 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 64.147α = 90
b = 111.68β = 94.51
c = 106.834γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SHELXmodel building
SHELXL-97refinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2004-07-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2021-10-27
    Changes: Database references, Derived calculations