2EVS

Crystal structure of human Glycolipid Transfer Protein complexed with n-hexyl-beta-D-glucoside


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.236 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.192 

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Literature

The liganding of glycolipid transfer protein is controlled by glycolipid acyl structure.

Malinina, L.Malakhova, M.L.Kanack, A.T.Lu, M.Abagyan, R.Brown, R.E.Patel, D.J.

(2006) PLoS Biol 4: e362-e362

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040362
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2EUK, 2EUM, 2EVD, 2EVL, 2EVS, 2EVT

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Glycosphingolipids (GSLs) play major roles in cellular growth and development. Mammalian glycolipid transfer proteins (GLTPs) are potential regulators of cell processes mediated by GSLs and display a unique architecture among lipid binding/transfer proteins ...

    Glycosphingolipids (GSLs) play major roles in cellular growth and development. Mammalian glycolipid transfer proteins (GLTPs) are potential regulators of cell processes mediated by GSLs and display a unique architecture among lipid binding/transfer proteins. The GLTP fold represents a novel membrane targeting/interaction domain among peripheral proteins. Here we report crystal structures of human GLTP bound to GSLs of diverse acyl chain length, unsaturation, and sugar composition. Structural comparisons show a highly conserved anchoring of galactosyl- and lactosyl-amide headgroups by the GLTP recognition center. By contrast, acyl chain chemical structure and occupancy of the hydrophobic tunnel dictate partitioning between sphingosine-in and newly-observed sphingosine-out ligand-binding modes. The structural insights, combined with computed interaction propensity distributions, suggest a concerted sequence of events mediated by GLTP conformational changes during GSL transfer to and/or from membranes, as well as during GSL presentation and/or transfer to other proteins.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Glycolipid transfer proteinA,
B [auth E]
209Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: GLTP
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Find proteins for Q9NZD2 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9NZD2
PHAROS:  Q9NZD2
GTEx:  ENSG00000139433 
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UniProt GroupQ9NZD2
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.236 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.192 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 157.913α = 90
b = 42.18β = 104.57
c = 70.819γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
CrystalCleardata reduction
AMoREphasing

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2006-11-14
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Advisory, Refinement description, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-18
    Changes: Refinement description
  • Version 1.4: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Data collection, Derived calculations, Structure summary