2E7Z

Acetylene Hydratase from Pelobacter acetylenicus


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.26 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.195 
  • R-Value Work: 0.160 

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Literature

Structure of the non-redox-active tungsten/[4Fe:4S] enzyme acetylene hydratase

Seiffert, G.B.Ullmann, G.M.Messerschmidt, A.Schink, B.Kroneck, P.M.H.Einsle, O.

(2007) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.Usa 104: 3073-3077

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0610407104

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The tungsten-iron-sulfur enzyme acetylene hydratase stands out from its class because it catalyzes a nonredox reaction, the hydration of acetylene to acetaldehyde. Sequence comparisons group the protein into the dimethyl sulfoxide reductase family, a ...

    The tungsten-iron-sulfur enzyme acetylene hydratase stands out from its class because it catalyzes a nonredox reaction, the hydration of acetylene to acetaldehyde. Sequence comparisons group the protein into the dimethyl sulfoxide reductase family, and it contains a bis-molybdopterin guanine dinucleotide-ligated tungsten atom and a cubane-type [4Fe:4S] cluster. The crystal structure of acetylene hydratase at 1.26 A now shows that the tungsten center binds a water molecule that is activated by an adjacent aspartate residue, enabling it to attack acetylene bound in a distinct, hydrophobic pocket. This mechanism requires a strong shift of pK(a) of the aspartate, caused by a nearby low-potential [4Fe:4S] cluster. To access this previously unrecognized W-Asp active site, the protein evolved a new substrate channel distant from where it is found in other molybdenum and tungsten enzymes.


    Related Citations: 
    • Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the tungsten-dependent acetylene hydratase from Pelobacter acetylenicus
      Einsle, O.,Niessen, H.,Abt, D.J.,Seiffert, G.,Schink, B.,Huber, R.,Messerschmidt, A.,Kroneck, P.M.H.
      (2005) Acta Crystallogr.,Sect.F 61: 299


    Organizational Affiliation

    Fachbereich Biologie, Universit├Ąt Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Acetylene hydratase Ahy
A
727Pelobacter acetylenicusMutation(s): 0 
EC: 4.2.1.112
Find proteins for Q71EW5 (Pelobacter acetylenicus)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q71EW5
Small Molecules
Ligands 6 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SF4
Query on SF4

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A
IRON/SULFUR CLUSTER
Fe4 S4
LJBDFODJNLIPKO-VKOJMFJBAC
 Ligand Interaction
NA
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A
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACT
Query on ACT

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A
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
W
Query on W

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A
TUNGSTEN ION
W
FZFRVZDLZISPFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MPD
Query on MPD

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A
(4S)-2-METHYL-2,4-PENTANEDIOL
C6 H14 O2
SVTBMSDMJJWYQN-YFKPBYRVSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MGD
Query on MGD

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A
2-AMINO-5,6-DIMERCAPTO-7-METHYL-3,7,8A,9-TETRAHYDRO-8-OXA-1,3,9,10-TETRAAZA-ANTHRACEN-4-ONE GUANOSINE DINUCLEOTIDE
MOLYBDOPTERIN GUANOSINE DINUCLEOTIDE
C20 H26 N10 O13 P2 S2
VQAGYJCYOLHZDH-ILXWUORBSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.26 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.195 
  • R-Value Work: 0.160 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 120.776α = 90.00
b = 71.971β = 124.26
c = 106.760γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MAR345data collection
DENZOdata reduction
SHELXDphasing
REFMACrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2007-02-27
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Type: Refinement description