2AFH

Crystal Structure of Nucleotide-Free Av2-Av1 Complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.1 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.221 
  • R-Value Work: 0.172 

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Literature

Nitrogenase Complexes: Multiple Docking Sites for a Nucleotide Switch Protein

Tezcan, F.A.Kaiser, J.T.Mustafi, D.Walton, M.Y.Howard, J.B.Rees, D.C.

(2005) Science 309: 1377-1380

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1115653
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
  • Also Cited By: 4WZB

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) hydrolysis in the nitrogenase complex controls the cycle of association and dissociation between the electron donor adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase) (Fe-protein) and its target catalytic protein (MoFe-protein), driving t ...

    Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) hydrolysis in the nitrogenase complex controls the cycle of association and dissociation between the electron donor adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase) (Fe-protein) and its target catalytic protein (MoFe-protein), driving the reduction of dinitrogen into ammonia. Crystal structures in different nucleotide states have been determined that identify conformational changes in the nitrogenase complex during ATP turnover. These structures reveal distinct and mutually exclusive interaction sites on the MoFe-protein surface that are selectively populated, depending on the Fe-protein nucleotide state. A consequence of these different docking geometries is that the distance between redox cofactors, a critical determinant of the intermolecular electron transfer rate, is coupled to the nucleotide state. More generally, stabilization of distinct docking geometries by different nucleotide states, as seen for nitrogenase, could enable nucleotide hydrolysis to drive the relative motion of protein partners in molecular motors and other systems.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 114-96, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Nitrogenase molybdenum-iron protein
A, C
491Azotobacter vinelandiiMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nifD
EC: 1.18.6.1
Find proteins for P07328 (Azotobacter vinelandii)
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Nitrogenase molybdenum-iron protein
B, D
522Azotobacter vinelandiiMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nifK
EC: 1.18.6.1
Find proteins for P07329 (Azotobacter vinelandii)
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Nitrogenase iron protein 1
E, F
289Azotobacter vinelandiiMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nifH1
EC: 1.18.6.1
Find proteins for P00459 (Azotobacter vinelandii)
Go to UniProtKB:  P00459
Small Molecules
Ligands 12 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SF4
Query on SF4

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E
IRON/SULFUR CLUSTER
Fe4 S4
LJBDFODJNLIPKO-VKOJMFJBAC
 Ligand Interaction
NA
Query on NA

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B
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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B, D
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CFN
Query on CFN

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A, C
FE(7)-MO-S(9)-N CLUSTER
Fe7 Mo N S9
OSSJGSCTDHHOOW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PG4
Query on PG4

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B, E
TETRAETHYLENE GLYCOL
C8 H18 O5
UWHCKJMYHZGTIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
P6G
Query on P6G

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D
HEXAETHYLENE GLYCOL
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL PEG400
C12 H26 O7
IIRDTKBZINWQAW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PGE
Query on PGE

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A, B, C, D
TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL
C6 H14 O4
ZIBGPFATKBEMQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PEG
Query on PEG

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B, D
DI(HYDROXYETHYL)ETHER
C4 H10 O3
MTHSVFCYNBDYFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
TRS
Query on TRS

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B, C
2-AMINO-2-HYDROXYMETHYL-PROPANE-1,3-DIOL
TRIS BUFFER
C4 H12 N O3
LENZDBCJOHFCAS-UHFFFAOYSA-O
 Ligand Interaction
1PE
Query on 1PE

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B, C
PENTAETHYLENE GLYCOL
PEG400
C10 H22 O6
JLFNLZLINWHATN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CLF
Query on CLF

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B, C
FE(8)-S(7) CLUSTER
Fe8 S7
JKVMXLBGZBULKV-DHHOTQGYAO
 Ligand Interaction
HCA
Query on HCA

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A, C
3-HYDROXY-3-CARBOXY-ADIPIC ACID
C7 H10 O7
XKJVEVRQMLKSMO-SSDOTTSWSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.1 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.221 
  • R-Value Work: 0.172 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 170.911α = 90.00
b = 75.893β = 90.00
c = 223.665γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOLREPphasing
CNSrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling
HKL-2000data reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-09-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance