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Structure of the tetrameric building block of the Salmonella Typhimurium PrgI Type three secretion system needle


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLID-STATE NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 640 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Atomic structure and handedness of the building block of a biological assembly.

Loquet, A.Habenstein, B.Chevelkov, V.Vasa, S.K.Giller, K.Becker, S.Lange, A.

(2013) J Am Chem Soc 135: 19135-19138

  • DOI: 10.1021/ja411362q
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
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  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Noncovalent supramolecular assemblies possess in general several unique subunit-subunit interfaces.The basic building block of such an assembly consists of several subunits and contains all unique interfaces. Atomic-resolution structures of monomeric subunits are typically accessed by crystallography or solution NMR and fitted into electron microscopy density maps ...

    Noncovalent supramolecular assemblies possess in general several unique subunit-subunit interfaces.The basic building block of such an assembly consists of several subunits and contains all unique interfaces. Atomic-resolution structures of monomeric subunits are typically accessed by crystallography or solution NMR and fitted into electron microscopy density maps. However, the structure of the intact building block in the assembled state remains unknown with this hybrid approach. Here, we present the solid-state NMR atomic structure of the building block of the type III secretion system needle. The building block structure consists of a homotetrameric subunit complex with three unique supramolecular interfaces. Side-chain positions at the interfaces were solved at atomic detail. The high-resolution structure reveals unambiguously the helical handedness of the assembly, determined to be right-handed for the type III secretion system needle.Additionally, the axial rise per subunit could be extracted from the tetramer structure and independently validated by mass-per-length measurements.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of NMR-based Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry , Am Fassberg 11, 37077 Göttingen, Germany.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Protein PrgIA, B, C, D80Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium str. LT2Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: prgISTM2873
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Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLID-STATE NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 640 
  • Conformers Submitted: 15 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 2MEX Olderado

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2013-12-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-01-15
    Changes: Database references, Experimental preparation