2GJ7

Crystal Structure of a gE-gI/Fc complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 5 Å

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Literature

Crystal Structure of the HSV-1 Fc Receptor Bound to Fc Reveals a Mechanism for Antibody Bipolar Bridging.

Sprague, E.R.Wang, C.Baker, D.Bjorkman, P.J.

(2006) Plos Biol. 4: 1-12

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040148
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Herpes simplex virus type-1 expresses a heterodimeric Fc receptor, gE-gI, on the surfaces of virions and infected cells that binds the Fc region of host immunoglobulin G and is implicated in the cell-to-cell spread of virus. gE-gI binds immunoglobuli ...

    Herpes simplex virus type-1 expresses a heterodimeric Fc receptor, gE-gI, on the surfaces of virions and infected cells that binds the Fc region of host immunoglobulin G and is implicated in the cell-to-cell spread of virus. gE-gI binds immunoglobulin G at the basic pH of the cell surface and releases it at the acidic pH of lysosomes, consistent with a role in facilitating the degradation of antiviral antibodies. Here we identify the C-terminal domain of the gE ectodomain (CgE) as the minimal Fc-binding domain and present a 1.78-angstroms CgE structure. A 5-angstroms gE-gI/Fc crystal structure, which was independently verified by a theoretical prediction method, reveals that CgE binds Fc at the C(H)2-C(H)3 interface, the binding site for several mammalian and bacterial Fc-binding proteins. The structure identifies interface histidines that may confer pH-dependent binding and regions of CgE implicated in cell-to-cell spread of virus. The ternary organization of the gE-gI/Fc complex is compatible with antibody bipolar bridging, which can interfere with the antiviral immune response.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Ig gamma-1 chain C region
A, B
227Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: IGHG1
Find proteins for P01857 (Homo sapiens)
Go to UniProtKB:  P01857
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Glycoprotein E
F, E
401Human herpesvirus 1 (strain 17)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: gE
Find proteins for P04488 (Human herpesvirus 1 (strain 17))
Go to UniProtKB:  P04488
Small Molecules
Ligands 5 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MAN
Query on MAN

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A, B
ALPHA-D-MANNOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-PQMKYFCFSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
FUC
Query on FUC

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A, B
ALPHA-L-FUCOSE
C6 H12 O5
SHZGCJCMOBCMKK-SXUWKVJYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GAL
Query on GAL

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A, B
BETA-D-GALACTOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-FPRJBGLDSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
BMA
Query on BMA

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A, B
BETA-D-MANNOSE
C6 H12 O6
WQZGKKKJIJFFOK-RWOPYEJCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NAG
Query on NAG

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A, B
N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 5 Å
  • Space Group: P 43 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 174.726α = 90.00
b = 174.726β = 90.00
c = 315.997γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CCP4data scaling
SOLVEphasing
Blu-Icedata collection
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASERphasing
DENZOdata reduction
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-05-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Source and taxonomy, Version format compliance