1YMN

The study of reductive unfolding pathways of RNase A (Y92L mutant)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.219 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.193 

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Literature

A localized specific interaction alters the unfolding pathways of structural homologues.

Xu, G.Narayan, M.Kurinov, I.Ripoll, D.R.Welker, E.Khalili, M.Ealick, S.E.Scheraga, H.A.

(2006) J Am Chem Soc 128: 1204-1213

  • DOI: 10.1021/ja055313e
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1YMW, 1YMR, 1YMN

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Reductive unfolding studies of proteins are designed to provide information about intramolecular interactions that govern the formation (and stabilization) of the native state and about folding/unfolding pathways. By mutating Tyr92 to G, A, or L in the model protein, bovine pancreatic ribonuclease A, and through analysis of temperature factors and molecular dynamics simulations of the crystal structures of these mutants, it is demonstrated that the markedly different reductive unfolding rates and pathways of ribonuclease A and its structural homologue onconase can be attributed to a single, localized, ring-stacking interaction between Tyr92 and Pro93 in the bovine variant ...

    Reductive unfolding studies of proteins are designed to provide information about intramolecular interactions that govern the formation (and stabilization) of the native state and about folding/unfolding pathways. By mutating Tyr92 to G, A, or L in the model protein, bovine pancreatic ribonuclease A, and through analysis of temperature factors and molecular dynamics simulations of the crystal structures of these mutants, it is demonstrated that the markedly different reductive unfolding rates and pathways of ribonuclease A and its structural homologue onconase can be attributed to a single, localized, ring-stacking interaction between Tyr92 and Pro93 in the bovine variant. The fortuitous location of this specific stabilizing interaction in a disulfide-bond-containing loop region of ribonuclease A results in the localized modulation of protein dynamics that, in turn, enhances the susceptibility of the disulfide bond to reduction leading to an alteration in the reductive unfolding behavior of the homologues. These results have important implications for folding studies involving topological determinants to obtain folding/unfolding rates and pathways, for protein structure-function prediction through fold recognition, and for predicting proteolytic cleavage sites.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-1301, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Ribonuclease pancreaticA124Bos taurusMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: RNASE1RNS1
EC: 3.1.27.5 (PDB Primary Data), 4.6.1.18 (UniProt)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P61823
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.219 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.193 
  • Space Group: P 32 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 67.403α = 90
b = 67.403β = 90
c = 64.201γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2006-01-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance