2EQB

Crystal structure of the Rab GTPase Sec4p, the Sec2p GEF domain, and phosphate complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.298 
  • R-Value Work: 0.273 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.273 

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Literature

Crystal structure of the Sec4p{middle dot}Sec2p complex in the nucleotide exchanging intermediate state

Sato, Y.Fukai, S.Ishitani, R.Nureki, O.

(2007) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104: 8305-8310

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0701550104
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2EQB

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Vesicular transport during exocytosis is regulated by Rab GTPase (Sec4p in yeast), which is activated by a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) called Sec2p. Here, we report the crystal structure of the Sec2p GEF domain in a complex with the nucleotide-free Sec4p at 2 ...

    Vesicular transport during exocytosis is regulated by Rab GTPase (Sec4p in yeast), which is activated by a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) called Sec2p. Here, we report the crystal structure of the Sec2p GEF domain in a complex with the nucleotide-free Sec4p at 2.7 A resolution. Upon complex formation, the Sec2p helices approach each other, flipping the side chain of Phe-109 toward Leu-104 and Leu-108 of Sec2p. These three residues provide a hydrophobic platform to attract the side chains of Phe-49, Ile-53, and Ile-55 in the switch I region as well as Phe-57 and Trp-74 in the interswitch region of Sec4p. Consequently, the switch I and II regions are largely deformed, to create a flat hydrophobic interface that snugly fits the surface of the Sec2p coiled coil. These drastic conformational changes disrupt the interactions between switch I and the bound guanine nucleotide, which facilitates the GDP release. Unlike the recently reported 3.3 A structure of the Sec4p.Sec2p complex, our structure contains a phosphate ion bound to the P-loop, which may represent an intermediate state of the nucleotide exchange reaction.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Information, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta-cho, Midori-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 226-8501, Japan.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Ras-related protein SEC4A174Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Rab guanine nucleotide exchange factor SEC2B, C97Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PO4
Query on PO4

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D [auth A], E [auth C]PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.298 
  • R-Value Work: 0.273 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.273 
  • Space Group: I 2 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 116.581α = 90
b = 117.422β = 90
c = 123.332γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
ADSCdata collection
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SHARPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2007-05-22
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance