2MC9

Cat r 1


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Primary identification, biochemical characterization, and immunologic properties of the allergenic pollen cyclophilin cat R 1.

Ghosh, D.Mueller, G.A.Schramm, G.Edwards, L.L.Petersen, A.London, R.E.Haas, H.Gupta Bhattacharya, S.

(2014) J.Biol.Chem. 289: 21374-21385

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M114.559971

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Cyclophilin (Cyp) allergens are considered pan-allergens due to frequently reported cross-reactivity. In addition to well studied fungal Cyps, a number of plant Cyps were identified as allergens (e.g. Bet v 7 from birch pollen, Cat r 1 from periwinkl ...

    Cyclophilin (Cyp) allergens are considered pan-allergens due to frequently reported cross-reactivity. In addition to well studied fungal Cyps, a number of plant Cyps were identified as allergens (e.g. Bet v 7 from birch pollen, Cat r 1 from periwinkle pollen). However, there are conflicting data regarding their antigenic/allergenic cross-reactivity, with no plant Cyp allergen structures available for comparison. Because amino acid residues are fairly conserved between plant and fungal Cyps, it is particularly interesting to check whether they can cross-react. Cat r 1 was identified by immunoblotting using allergic patients' sera followed by N-terminal sequencing. Cat r 1 (∼ 91% sequence identity to Bet v 7) was cloned from a cDNA library and expressed in Escherichia coli. Recombinant Cat r 1 was utilized to confirm peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans-isomerase (PPIase) activity by a PPIase assay and the allergenic property by an IgE-specific immunoblotting and rat basophil leukemia cell (RBL-SX38) mediator release assay. Inhibition-ELISA showed cross-reactive binding of serum IgE from Cat r 1-allergic individuals to fungal allergenic Cyps Asp f 11 and Mala s 6. The molecular structure of Cat r 1 was determined by NMR spectroscopy. The antigenic surface was examined in relation to its plant, animal, and fungal homologues. The structure revealed a typical cyclophilin fold consisting of a compact β-barrel made up of seven anti-parallel β-strands along with two surrounding α-helices. This is the first structure of an allergenic plant Cyp revealing high conservation of the antigenic surface particularly near the PPIase active site, which supports the pronounced cross-reactivity among Cyps from various sources.


    Organizational Affiliation

    From the Bose Institute, 93/1 APC Road, Kolkata 700009, India, djghosh@yahoo.com.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase
A
178Catharanthus roseusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PCKR1
EC: 5.2.1.8
Find proteins for Q39613 (Catharanthus roseus)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q39613
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-06-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-10-08
    Type: Database references