2Q2B

Crystal structure of the C-terminal domain of mouse acyl-CoA thioesterase 7


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.288 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 

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Literature

Structural basis for recruitment of tandem hotdog domains in acyl-CoA thioesterase 7 and its role in inflammation.

Forwood, J.K.Thakur, A.S.Guncar, G.Marfori, M.Mouradov, D.Meng, W.Robinson, J.Huber, T.Kellie, S.Martin, J.L.Hume, D.A.Kobe, B.

(2007) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.Usa 104: 10382-10387

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0700974104
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Acyl-CoA thioesterases (Acots) catalyze the hydrolysis of fatty acyl-CoA to free fatty acid and CoA and thereby regulate lipid metabolism and cellular signaling. We present a comprehensive structural and functional characterization of mouse acyl-CoA ...

    Acyl-CoA thioesterases (Acots) catalyze the hydrolysis of fatty acyl-CoA to free fatty acid and CoA and thereby regulate lipid metabolism and cellular signaling. We present a comprehensive structural and functional characterization of mouse acyl-CoA thioesterase 7 (Acot7). Whereas prokaryotic homologues possess a single thioesterase domain, mammalian Acot7 contains a pair of domains in tandem. We determined the crystal structures of both the N- and C-terminal domains of the mouse enzyme, and inferred the structure of the full-length enzyme using a combination of chemical cross-linking, mass spectrometry, and molecular modeling. The quaternary arrangement in Acot7 features a trimer of hotdog fold dimers. Both domains of Acot7 are required for activity, but only one of two possible active sites in the dimer is functional. Asn-24 and Asp-213 (from N- and C-domains, respectively) were identified as the catalytic residues through site-directed mutagenesis. An enzyme with higher activity than wild-type Acot7 was obtained by mutating the residues in the nonfunctional active site. Recombinant Acot7 was shown to have the highest activity toward arachidonoyl-CoA, suggesting a function in eicosanoid metabolism. In line with the proposal, Acot7 was shown to be highly expressed in macrophages and up-regulated by lipopolysaccharide. Overexpression of Acot7 in a macrophage cell line modified the production of prostaglandins D2 and E2. Together, the results link the molecular and cellular functions of Acot7 and identify the enzyme as a candidate drug target in inflammatory disease.


    Organizational Affiliation

    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia. jforwood@csu.edu.au




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Cytosolic acyl coenzyme A thioester hydrolase
A, B
179Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Acot7 (Bach)
EC: 3.1.2.2
Find proteins for Q91V12 (Mus musculus)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q91V12
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.288 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • Space Group: H 3 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 136.743α = 90.00
b = 136.743β = 90.00
c = 99.833γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data scaling
REFMACrefinement
CrystalCleardata collection
HKL-2000data reduction
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2007-07-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Advisory, Derived calculations, Version format compliance