2AHF

Unsaturated glucuronyl hydrolase mutant D88N


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.52 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.211 
  • R-Value Work: 0.186 

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Literature

Crystal Structure of Unsaturated Glucuronyl Hydrolase Complexed with Substrate: MOLECULAR INSIGHTS INTO ITS CATALYTIC REACTION MECHANISM

Itoh, T.Hashimoto, W.Mikami, B.Murata, K.

(2006) J.Biol.Chem. 281: 29807-29816

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M604975200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Unsaturated glucuronyl hydrolase (UGL), which is a member of glycoside hydrolase family GH-88, is a bacterial enzyme that degrades mammalian glycosaminoglycans and bacterial biofilms. The enzyme, which acts on unsaturated oligosaccharides with an alp ...

    Unsaturated glucuronyl hydrolase (UGL), which is a member of glycoside hydrolase family GH-88, is a bacterial enzyme that degrades mammalian glycosaminoglycans and bacterial biofilms. The enzyme, which acts on unsaturated oligosaccharides with an alpha-glycoside bond produced by microbial polysaccharide lyases responsible for bacterial invasion of host cells, was believed to release 4-deoxy-l-threo-5-hexosulose-uronate (unsaturated glucuronic acid, or DeltaGlcA) and saccharide with a new nonreducing terminus by hydrolyzing the glycosidic bond. We detail the crystal structures of wild-type inactive mutant UGL of Bacillus sp. GL1 and its complex with a substrate (unsaturated chondroitin disaccharide), identify active site residues, and postulate a reaction mechanism catalyzed by UGL that triggers the hydration of the vinyl ether group in DeltaGlcA, based on the structural analysis of the enzyme-substrate complex and biochemical analysis. The proposed catalytic mechanism of UGL is a novel case among known glycosidases. Under the proposed mechanism, Asp-149 acts as a general acid and base catalyst to protonate the DeltaGlcA C4 atom and to deprotonate the water molecule. The deprotonated water molecule attacks the DeltaGlcA C5 atom to yield unstable hemiketal; this is followed by spontaneous conversion to an aldehyde (4-deoxy-l-threo-5-hexosulose-uronate) and saccharide through hemiacetal formation and cleavage of the glycosidic bond. UGL is the first clarified alpha(6)/alpha(6)-barrel enzyme using aspartic acid as the general acid/base catalyst.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Applied Life Sciences and Division of Food Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
unsaturated glucuronyl hydrolase
A, B
377Bacillus sp. (strain GL1)Mutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: ugl
EC: 3.2.1.179
Find proteins for Q9RC92 (Bacillus sp. (strain GL1))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q9RC92
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.52 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.211 
  • R-Value Work: 0.186 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 87.905α = 90.00
b = 95.385β = 90.00
c = 95.285γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
CNSrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-08-15
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Source and taxonomy, Version format compliance