2G5B

Crystal Structure of the anti-Bax monoclonal antibody 6A7 and a Bax peptide.


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.275 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 

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Literature

Elucidation of some Bax conformational changes through crystallization of an antibody-peptide complex.

Peyerl, F.W.Dai, S.Murphy, G.A.Crawford, F.White, J.Marrack, P.Kappler, J.W.

(2007) Cell Death Differ 14: 447-452

  • DOI: 10.1038/sj.cdd.4402025
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The Bcl-2 family member Bax plays a critical role in apoptosis. In healthy resting cells, Bax resides in the cytoplasm and loosely attached to the mitochondrial membrane. Apoptotic stimuli induce Bax activation, which is characterized by translocatio ...

    The Bcl-2 family member Bax plays a critical role in apoptosis. In healthy resting cells, Bax resides in the cytoplasm and loosely attached to the mitochondrial membrane. Apoptotic stimuli induce Bax activation, which is characterized by translocation and multimerization on the mitochondrial membrane surface resulting in exposure of an amino terminal epitope recognized by the monoclonal antibody 6A7. To understand the structural changes that occur during Bax activation, we determined the crystal structure of a Bax peptide bound to the 6A7 Fab fragment to a resolution of 2.3 A. The structure reveals the conformation of the 6A7 peptide epitope on Bax in the activated form and elucidates the extensive structural changes that Bax must undergo during the conversion from its native to its activated conformation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    1Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Integrated Department of Immunology, Zuckerman Family/Canyon Ranch Crystallography Laboratory, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
6A7 Fab Light ChainA, C, E, G217Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
6A7 Fab Heavy ChainB, D, F, H222Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Bax PeptideI, J, K, L7N/AMutation(s): 0 
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PHAROS  Q07812
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Oligosaccharides
Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation
beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
M, O
3 N-Glycosylation
Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
N
2 N-Glycosylation
Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation
alpha-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
P
3 N-Glycosylation
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
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A, C, E, G
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.275 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 166.528α = 90
b = 183.897β = 90
c = 67.081γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
AMoREphasing

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-07-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Non-polymer description, Version format compliance
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Atomic model, Data collection, Derived calculations, Structure summary