2Q3Y

Ancestral Corticiod Receptor in Complex with DOC


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.240 
  • R-Value Work: 0.196 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.196 

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Literature

Crystal structure of an ancient protein: evolution by conformational epistasis

Ortlund, E.A.Bridgham, J.T.Redinbo, M.R.Thornton, J.W.

(2007) Science 317: 1544-1548

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1142819
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2Q1H, 2Q1V, 2Q3Y

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The structural mechanisms by which proteins have evolved new functions are known only indirectly. We report x-ray crystal structures of a resurrected ancestral protein-the approximately 450 million-year-old precursor of vertebrate glucocorticoid (GR) and mineralocorticoid (MR) receptors ...

    The structural mechanisms by which proteins have evolved new functions are known only indirectly. We report x-ray crystal structures of a resurrected ancestral protein-the approximately 450 million-year-old precursor of vertebrate glucocorticoid (GR) and mineralocorticoid (MR) receptors. Using structural, phylogenetic, and functional analysis, we identify the specific set of historical mutations that recapitulate the evolution of GR's hormone specificity from an MR-like ancestor. These substitutions repositioned crucial residues to create new receptor-ligand and intraprotein contacts. Strong epistatic interactions occur because one substitution changes the conformational position of another site. "Permissive" mutations-substitutions of no immediate consequence, which stabilize specific elements of the protein and allow it to tolerate subsequent function-switching changes-played a major role in determining GR's evolutionary trajectory.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Ancestral Corticiod ReceptorA249unidentifiedMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Nuclear receptor 0B2B10N/AMutation(s): 0 
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PHAROS:  Q15466
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Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
1CA
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C [auth A]DESOXYCORTICOSTERONE
C21 H30 O3
ZESRJSPZRDMNHY-YFWFAHHUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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D [auth A]GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.240 
  • R-Value Work: 0.196 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.196 
  • Space Group: P 43 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 78.995α = 90
b = 78.995β = 90
c = 112.467γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
Blu-Icedata collection
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2007-09-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Non-polymer description, Version format compliance