2B59

The type II cohesin dockerin complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.11 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.246 
  • R-Value Work: 0.205 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.205 

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Literature

Mechanism of bacterial cell-surface attachment revealed by the structure of cellulosomal type II cohesin-dockerin complex.

Adams, J.J.Pal, G.Jia, Z.Smith, S.P.

(2006) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103: 305-310

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0507109103
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2B59

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Bacterial cell-surface attachment of macromolecular complexes maintains the microorganism in close proximity to extracellular substrates and allows for optimal uptake of hydrolytic byproducts. The cellulosome is a large multienzyme complex used by ma ...

    Bacterial cell-surface attachment of macromolecular complexes maintains the microorganism in close proximity to extracellular substrates and allows for optimal uptake of hydrolytic byproducts. The cellulosome is a large multienzyme complex used by many anaerobic bacteria for the efficient degradation of plant cell-wall polysaccharides. The mechanism of cellulosome retention to the bacterial cell surface involves a calcium-mediated protein-protein interaction between the dockerin (Doc) module from the cellulosomal scaffold and a cohesin (Coh) module of cell-surface proteins located within the proteoglycan layer. Here, we report the structure of an ultra-high-affinity (K(a) = 1.44 x 10(10) M(-1)) complex between type II Doc, together with its neighboring X module from the cellulosome scaffold of Clostridium thermocellum, and a type II Coh module associated with the bacterial cell surface. Identification of X module-Doc and X module-Coh contacts reveal roles for the X module in Doc stability and enhanced Coh recognition. This extremely tight interaction involves one face of the Coh and both helices of the Doc and comprises significant hydrophobic character and a complementary extensive hydrogen-bond network. This structure represents a unique mechanism for cell-surface attachment in anaerobic bacteria and provides a rationale for discriminating between type I and type II Coh modules.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Protein Function Discovery Group, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
COG1196: Chromosome segregation ATPasesA187Hungateiclostridium thermocellum ATCC 27405Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: SdbACthe_1307
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Cellulosomal scaffolding protein AB172Hungateiclostridium thermocellumMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: cipA
Find proteins for Q06851 (Hungateiclostridium thermocellum (strain ATCC 27405 / DSM 1237 / JCM 9322 / NBRC 103400 / NCIMB 10682 / NRRL B-4536 / VPI 7372))
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CA
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B
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.11 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.246 
  • R-Value Work: 0.205 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.205 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 45.568α = 90
b = 52.22β = 90
c = 156.262γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data reduction
SOLVEphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-10-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Source and taxonomy, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Refinement description