2XW9

Crystal Structure of Complement Factor D mutant S183A


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.176 
  • R-Value Work: 0.144 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.145 

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Literature

Structures of C3B in Complex with Factors B and D Give Insight Into Complement Convertase Formation.

Forneris, F.Ricklin, D.Wu, J.Tzekou, A.Wallace, R.S.Lambris, J.D.Gros, P.

(2010) Science 330: 1816

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1195821
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2XWJ, 2XWA, 2XWB, 2XW9

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Activation of the complement cascade induces inflammatory responses and marks cells for immune clearance. In the central complement-amplification step, a complex consisting of surface-bound C3b and factor B is cleaved by factor D to generate active conve ...

    Activation of the complement cascade induces inflammatory responses and marks cells for immune clearance. In the central complement-amplification step, a complex consisting of surface-bound C3b and factor B is cleaved by factor D to generate active convertases on targeted surfaces. We present crystal structures of the pro-convertase C3bB at 4 angstrom resolution and its complex with factor D at 3.5 angstrom resolution. Our data show how factor B binding to C3b forms an open "activation" state of C3bB. Factor D specifically binds the open conformation of factor B through a site distant from the catalytic center and is activated by the substrate, which displaces factor D's self-inhibitory loop. This concerted proteolytic mechanism, which is cofactor-dependent and substrate-induced, restricts complement amplification to C3b-tagged target cells.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Crystal and Structural Chemistry, Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, Netherlands.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
COMPLEMENT FACTOR D A228Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: CFDDFPFD
EC: 3.4.21.46
Find proteins for P00746 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P00746
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PHAROS:  P00746
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.176 
  • R-Value Work: 0.144 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.145 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 39.51α = 90
b = 49.55β = 105.64
c = 55.48γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
iMOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-01-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-04-11
    Changes: Database references, Non-polymer description, Version format compliance