2BVL

Crystal structure of the catalytic domain of toxin B from Clostridium difficile in complex with UDP, Glc and manganese ion


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.197 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.198 

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Literature

Structural Basis for the Function of Clostridium Difficile Toxin B.

Reinert, D.J.Jank, T.Aktories, K.Schulz, G.E.

(2005) J Mol Biol 351: 973

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2005.06.071
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2BVM, 2BVL

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Toxin B is a member of the family of large clostridial cytotoxins which are of great medical importance. Its catalytic fragment was crystallized in the presence of UDP-glucose and Mn2+. The structure was determined at 2.2 A resolution, showing that toxin B belongs to the glycosyltransferase type A family ...

    Toxin B is a member of the family of large clostridial cytotoxins which are of great medical importance. Its catalytic fragment was crystallized in the presence of UDP-glucose and Mn2+. The structure was determined at 2.2 A resolution, showing that toxin B belongs to the glycosyltransferase type A family. However, toxin B contains as many as 309 residues in addition to the common chainfold, which most likely contribute to the target specificity. A superposition with other glycosyltransferases shows the expected positions of the acceptor oxygen atom during glucosyl transfer and indicates further that the reaction proceeds probably along a single-displacement pathway. The C1'' donor carbon atom position is defined by the bound UDP and glucose. It assigns the surface area of toxin B that forms the interface to the target protein during the modifying reaction. A docking attempt brought the known acceptor atom, Thr37 O(gamma1) of the switch I region of the RhoA:GDP target structure, near the expected position. The relative orientation of the two proteins was consistent with both being attached to a membrane. Sequence comparisons between toxin B variants revealed that the highest exchange rate occurs around the active center at the putative docking interface, presumably due to a continuous hit-and-evasion struggle between Clostridia and their eukaryotic hosts.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Albertstr. 21, 79104 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
TOXIN BA543Clostridioides difficileMutation(s): 3 
Gene Names: tcdBtoxB
EC: 2.4.1 (PDB Primary Data), 3.4.22 (UniProt)
Find proteins for P18177 (Clostridioides difficile)
Explore P18177 
Go to UniProtKB:  P18177
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 5 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
TBR
Query on TBR

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F [auth A], G [auth A], H [auth A], I [auth A]HEXATANTALUM DODECABROMIDE
Br12 Ta6
YWYIQTPPCOBSGN-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
UDP
Query on UDP

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C [auth A]URIDINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C9 H14 N2 O12 P2
XCCTYIAWTASOJW-XVFCMESISA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GLC
Query on GLC

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D [auth A]alpha-D-glucopyranose
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-DVKNGEFBSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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E [auth A]SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
MN
Query on MN

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B [auth A]MANGANESE (II) ION
Mn
WAEMQWOKJMHJLA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.244 
  • R-Value Work: 0.197 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.198 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 63.01α = 90
b = 95.797β = 90
c = 112.915γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XSCALEdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2005-08-03
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Advisory, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Data collection, Derived calculations, Other, Structure summary