2D01

Wild Type Photoactive Yellow Protein, P65 Form


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.34 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.189 
  • R-Value Work: 0.152 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.154 

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Literature

The Crystal Structure of the R52Q Mutant Demonstrates a Role for R52 in Chromophore pK(a) Regulation in Photoactive Yellow Protein

Shimizu, N.Kamikubo, H.Yamazaki, Y.Imamoto, Y.Kataoka, M.

(2006) Biochemistry 45: 3542-3547

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi051430a
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2D02, 2D01

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Mutating arginine 52 to glutamine (R52Q) in photoactive yellow protein (PYP) increases the pK(a) of the chromophore by 1 pH unit. The structure of the R52Q PYP mutant was determined by X-ray crystallography and was compared to the structure of wild-t ...

    Mutating arginine 52 to glutamine (R52Q) in photoactive yellow protein (PYP) increases the pK(a) of the chromophore by 1 pH unit. The structure of the R52Q PYP mutant was determined by X-ray crystallography and was compared to the structure of wild-type PYP to assess the role of R52 in pK(a) regulation. The essential differences between R52Q and the wild type were confined to the loop region containing the 52nd residue. While the hydrogen bonds involving the chromophore were unchanged by the mutation, removing the guanidino group generated a cavity near the chromophore; this cavity is occupied by two water molecules. In the wild type, R52 forms hydrogen bonds with T50 and Y98; these hydrogen bonds are lost in R52Q. Q52 is linked to Y98 by hydrogen bonding through the two water molecules. R52 acts as a lid on the chromophore binding pocket and controls the accessibility of the exterior solvent and the pK(a) of the chromophore. R52 is found to flip out during the formation of PYP(M). The result of this movement is quite similar to the altered structure of R52Q. Thus, we propose that conformational changes at R52 are partly responsible for pK(a) regulation during the photocycle.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Group, Research and Utilization Division, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Hyogo, Japan.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Photoactive yellow proteinA125Halorhodospira halophilaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: pyp
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Go to UniProtKB:  P16113
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
HC4
Query on HC4

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4'-HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID
C9 H8 O3
NGSWKAQJJWESNS-ZZXKWVIFSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.34 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.189 
  • R-Value Work: 0.152 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.154 
  • Space Group: P 65
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 40.422α = 90
b = 40.422β = 90
c = 118.131γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

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