2VSK

Hendra virus attachment glycoprotein in complex with human cell surface receptor ephrinB2


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.350 
  • R-Value Work: 0.300 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.300 

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Literature

Structural Basis of Nipah and Hendra Virus Attachment to Their Cell-Surface Receptor Ephrin-B2

Bowden, T.A.Aricescu, A.R.Gilbert, R.J.Grimes, J.M.Jones, E.Y.Stuart, D.I.

(2008) Nat Struct Mol Biol 15: 567

  • DOI: 10.1038/nsmb.1435
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2VSK, 2VSM

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Nipah and Hendra viruses are emergent paramyxoviruses, causing disease characterized by rapid onset and high mortality rates, resulting in their classification as Biosafety Level 4 pathogens. Their attachment glycoproteins are essential for the recognition of the cell-surface receptors ephrin-B2 (EFNB2) and ephrin-B3 (EFNB3) ...

    Nipah and Hendra viruses are emergent paramyxoviruses, causing disease characterized by rapid onset and high mortality rates, resulting in their classification as Biosafety Level 4 pathogens. Their attachment glycoproteins are essential for the recognition of the cell-surface receptors ephrin-B2 (EFNB2) and ephrin-B3 (EFNB3). Here we report crystal structures of both Nipah and Hendra attachment glycoproteins in complex with human EFNB2. In contrast to previously solved paramyxovirus attachment complexes, which are mediated by sialic acid interactions, the Nipah and Hendra complexes are maintained by an extensive protein-protein interface, including a crucial phenylalanine side chain on EFNB2 that fits snugly into a hydrophobic pocket on the viral protein. By analogy with the development of antivirals against sialic acid binding viruses, these results provide a structural template to target antiviral inhibition of protein-protein interactions.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Structural Biology, University of Oxford, Henry Wellcome Building of Genomic Medicine, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7BN, UK.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HEMAGGLUTININ-NEURAMINIDASEA, C416Hendra henipavirusMutation(s): 0 
EC: 3.2.1.18
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
EPHRIN-B2B, D138Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: EFNB2EPLG5HTKLLERK5
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PHAROS:  P52799
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.350 
  • R-Value Work: 0.300 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.300 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 56.25α = 90
b = 106.17β = 90
c = 196.16γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XDSdata scaling
PHASERphasing

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2008-05-20
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
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  • Version 1.3: 2018-02-28
    Changes: Source and taxonomy