1XRD

Light-Harvesting Complex 1 Alfa Subunit from Wild-Type Rhodospirillum rubrum


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 300 
  • Conformers Submitted: 10 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Solution Structures of the Core Light-harvesting alpha and beta Polypeptides from Rhodospirillum rubrum: Implications for the Pigment-Protein and Protein-Protein Interactions

Wang, Z.-Y.Gokan, K.Kobayashi, M.Nozawa, T.

(2005) J Mol Biol 347: 465-477

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2005.01.017
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1WRG, 1XRD

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • We have determined the solution structures of the core light-harvesting (LH1) alpha and beta-polypeptides from wild-type purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum using multidimensional NMR spectroscopy. The two polypeptides form stable alpha helices in organic solution ...

    We have determined the solution structures of the core light-harvesting (LH1) alpha and beta-polypeptides from wild-type purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum using multidimensional NMR spectroscopy. The two polypeptides form stable alpha helices in organic solution. The structure of alpha-polypeptide consists of a long helix of 32 amino acid residues over the central transmembrane domain and a short helical segment at the N terminus that is followed by a three-residue loop. Pigment-coordinating histidine residue (His29) in the alpha-polypeptide is located near the middle of the central helix. The structure of beta-polypeptide shows a single helix of 32 amino acid residues in the membrane-spanning region with the pigment-coordinating histidine residue (His38) at a position close to the C-terminal end of the helix. Strong hydrogen bonds have been identified for the backbone amide protons over the central helical regions, indicating a rigid property of the two polypeptides. The overall structures of the R.rubrum LH1 alpha and beta-polypeptides are different from those previously reported for the LH1 beta-polypeptide of Rhodobacter sphaeroides, but are very similar to the structures of the corresponding LH2 alpha and beta-polypeptides determined by X-ray crystallography. A model constructed for the structural subunit (B820) of LH1 complex using the solution structures reveals several important features on the interactions between the LH1 alpha and beta-polypeptides. The significance of the N-terminal regions of the two polypeptides for stabilizing both B820 and LH1 complexes, as clarified by many experiments, may be attributed to the interactions between the short N-terminal helix (Trp2-Gln6) of alpha-polypeptide and a GxxxG motif in the beta-polypeptide.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Aramaki-aza, Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan. wang@biophys.che.tohoku.ac.jp



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Light-harvesting protein B-880, alpha chainA52Rhodospirillum rubrumMutation(s): 0 
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 300 
  • Conformers Submitted: 10 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 1XRD Olderado

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2005-03-15
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance