2G6M

Structure of rat nNOS heme domain (BH4 bound) complexed with CO


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.85 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.251 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 

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Literature

Structural studies of constitutive nitric oxide synthases with diatomic ligands bound.

Li, H.Igarashi, J.Jamal, J.Yang, W.Poulos, T.L.

(2006) J.Biol.Inorg.Chem. 11: 753-768

  • DOI: 10.1007/s00775-006-0123-8
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Crystal structures are reported for the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS)-arginine-CO ternary complex as well as the neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) heme domain complexed with L: -arginine and diatomic ligands, CO or NO, in the presence ...

    Crystal structures are reported for the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS)-arginine-CO ternary complex as well as the neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) heme domain complexed with L: -arginine and diatomic ligands, CO or NO, in the presence of the native cofactor, tetrahydrobiopterin, or its oxidized analogs, dihydrobiopterin and 4-aminobiopterin. The nature of the biopterin has no influence on the diatomic ligand binding. The binding geometries of diatomic ligands to nitric oxide synthase (NOS) follow the {MXY}(n) formalism developed from the inorganic diatomic-metal complexes. The structures reveal some subtle structural differences between eNOS and nNOS when CO is bound to the heme which correlate well with the differences in CO stretching frequencies observed by resonance Raman techniques. The detailed hydrogen-bonding geometries depicted in the active site of nNOS structures indicate that it is the ordered active-site water molecule rather than the substrate itself that would most likely serve as a direct proton donor to the diatomic ligands (CO, NO, as well as O(2)) bound to the heme. This has important implications for the oxygen activation mechanism critical to NOS catalysis.


    Related Citations: 
    • Crystallographic studies on endothelial nitric oxide synthase complexed with nitric oxide and mechanism-based inhibitors.
      Li, H.,Raman, C.S.,Martasek, P.,Masters, B.S.,Poulos, T.L.
      (2001) Biochemistry 40: 5399


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Center in Chemical and Structural Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-3900, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Nitric-oxide synthase, brain
A, B
420Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Nos1 (Bnos)
EC: 1.14.13.39
Find proteins for P29476 (Rattus norvegicus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P29476
Small Molecules
Ligands 6 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
Query on ZN

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A
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACT
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A, B
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
HEM
Query on HEM

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A, B
PROTOPORPHYRIN IX CONTAINING FE
HEME
C34 H32 Fe N4 O4
KABFMIBPWCXCRK-RGGAHWMASA-L
 Ligand Interaction
H4B
Query on H4B

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A, B
5,6,7,8-TETRAHYDROBIOPTERIN
C9 H15 N5 O3
FNKQXYHWGSIFBK-RPDRRWSUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ARG
Query on ARG

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A, B
ARGININE
C6 H15 N4 O2
ODKSFYDXXFIFQN-BYPYZUCNSA-O
 Ligand Interaction
CMO
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A, B
CARBON MONOXIDE
C O
UGFAIRIUMAVXCW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.85 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.251 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 51.850α = 90.00
b = 110.970β = 90.00
c = 164.370γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
CNSphasing
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-08-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance