2FCN

X-ray Crystal Structure of a Chemically Synthesized [D-Val35]Ubiquitin with a Cubic Space Group


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.278 
  • R-Value Work: 0.231 

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Literature

Dissecting the energetics of protein alpha-helix C-cap termination through chemical protein synthesis.

Bang, D.Gribenko, A.V.Tereshko, V.Kossiakoff, A.A.Kent, S.B.Makhatadze, G.I.

(2006) Nat.Chem.Biol. 2: 139-143

  • DOI: 10.1038/nchembio766
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The alpha-helix is a fundamental protein structural motif and is frequently terminated by a glycine residue. Explanations for the predominance of glycine at the C-cap terminal portions of alpha-helices have invoked uniquely favorable energetics of th ...

    The alpha-helix is a fundamental protein structural motif and is frequently terminated by a glycine residue. Explanations for the predominance of glycine at the C-cap terminal portions of alpha-helices have invoked uniquely favorable energetics of this residue in a left-handed conformation or enhanced solvation of the peptide backbone because of the absence of a side chain. Attempts to quantify the contributions of these two effects have been made previously, but the issue remains unresolved. Here we have used chemical protein synthesis to dissect the energetic basis of alpha-helix termination by comparing a series of ubiquitin variants containing an L-amino acid or the corresponding D-amino acid at the C-cap Gly35 position. D-Amino acids can adopt a left-handed conformation without energetic penalty, so the contributions of conformational strain and backbone solvation can thus be separated. Analysis of the thermodynamic data revealed that the preference for glycine at the C' position of a helix is predominantly a conformational effect.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, Center for Integrative Science, 929 East 57th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Ubiquitin
A, B
76N/AMutation(s): 2 
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ACT
Query on ACT

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

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A, B
CADMIUM ION
Cd
WLZRMCYVCSSEQC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
DVA
Query on DVA
A, B
D-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O2

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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.278 
  • R-Value Work: 0.231 
  • Space Group: P 43 3 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 106.152α = 90.00
b = 106.152β = 90.00
c = 106.152γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOLREPphasing
REFMACrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling
HKL-2000data reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-01-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Advisory, Version format compliance