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SUBSITE MAPPING OF THE ACTIVE SITE OF HUMAN PANCREATIC ALPHA-AMYLASE USING SUBSTRATES, THE PHARMACOLOGICAL INHIBITOR ACARBOSE, AND AN ACTIVE SITE VARIANT


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.167 

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Literature

Subsite mapping of the human pancreatic alpha-amylase active site through structural, kinetic, and mutagenesis techniques.

Brayer, G.D.Sidhu, G.Maurus, R.Rydberg, E.H.Braun, C.Wang, Y.Nguyen, N.T.Overall, C.M.Withers, S.G.

(2000) Biochemistry 39: 4778-4791

  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • We report a multifaceted study of the active site region of human pancreatic alpha-amylase. Through a series of novel kinetic analyses using malto-oligosaccharides and malto-oligosaccharyl fluorides, an overall cleavage action pattern for this enzyme ...

    We report a multifaceted study of the active site region of human pancreatic alpha-amylase. Through a series of novel kinetic analyses using malto-oligosaccharides and malto-oligosaccharyl fluorides, an overall cleavage action pattern for this enzyme has been developed. The preferred binding/cleavage mode occurs when a maltose residue serves as the leaving group (aglycone sites +1 and +2) and there are three sugars in the glycon (-1, -2, -3) sites. Overall it appears that five binding subsites span the active site, although an additional glycon subsite appears to be a significant factor in the binding of longer substrates. Kinetic parameters for the cleavage of substrates modified at the 2 and 4' ' positions also highlight the importance of these hydroxyl groups for catalysis and identify the rate-determining step. Further kinetic and structural studies pinpoint Asp197 as being the likely nucleophile in catalysis, with substitution of this residue leading to an approximately 10(6)-fold drop in catalytic activity. Structural studies show that the original pseudo-tetrasaccharide structure of acarbose is modified upon binding, presumably through a series of hydrolysis and transglycosylation reactions. The end result is a pseudo-pentasaccharide moiety that spans the active site region with its N-linked "glycosidic" bond positioned at the normal site of cleavage. Interestingly, the side chains of Glu233 and Asp300, along with a water molecule, are aligned about the inhibitor N-linked glycosidic bond in a manner suggesting that these might act individually or collectively in the role of acid/base catalyst in the reaction mechanism. Indeed, kinetic analyses show that substitution of the side chains of either Glu233 or Asp300 leads to as much as a approximately 10(3)-fold decrease in catalytic activity. Structural analyses of the Asp300Asn variant of human pancreatic alpha-amylase and its complex with acarbose clearly demonstrate the importance of Asp300 to the mode of inhibitor binding.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T 1Z3, Canada. brayer@laue.biochem.ubc.ca




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
ALPHA-AMYLASE
A
496Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: AMY2A
EC: 3.2.1.1
Find proteins for P04746 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: AMY2A
Go to UniProtKB:  P04746
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CL
Query on CL

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A
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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A
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
PCA
Query on PCA
A
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H7 N O3GLU
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.167 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 52.800α = 90.00
b = 68.770β = 90.00
c = 131.360γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2001-06-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-26
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance