2R56

Crystal Structure of a Recombinant IgE Fab Fragment in Complex with Bovine Beta-Lactoglobulin Allergen


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.291 
  • R-Value Work: 0.246 

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Literature

Molecular interactions between a recombinant IgE antibody and the beta-lactoglobulin allergen.

Niemi, M.Jylha, S.Laukkanen, M.L.Soderlund, H.Makinen-Kiljunen, S.Kallio, J.M.Hakulinen, N.Haahtela, T.Takkinen, K.Rouvinen, J.

(2007) Structure 15: 1413-1421

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2007.09.012
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2R56

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Allergies are caused by the immune reaction to commonly harmless proteins, allergens. This reaction is typified by immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies. We report the crystal structure of an IgE Fab fragment in complex with beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), one ...

    Allergies are caused by the immune reaction to commonly harmless proteins, allergens. This reaction is typified by immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies. We report the crystal structure of an IgE Fab fragment in complex with beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), one of the major allergens of bovine milk. The solved structure shows how two IgE/Fab molecules bind the dimeric BLG. The epitope of BLG consists of six different short fragments of the polypeptide chain, which are located especially in the beta strands, covering a flat area on the allergen surface. All six CDR (complementary-determining region) loops of the IgE Fab participate in the binding of BLG. The light chain CDR loops are responsible for the binding of the flat beta sheet region of BLG. The IgE epitope is different from common IgG epitopes that are normally located in the exposed loop regions of antigens and observed also in the two recently determined allergen-IgG complexes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry, University of Joensuu, P.O. Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu, Finland.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Beta-lactoglobulinAB162Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: LGB
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
IgE Fab Fragment, light chainLM211Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
IgE Fab Fragment, heavy chainHI221Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
LMT
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A, B
DODECYL-BETA-D-MALTOSIDE
C24 H46 O11
NLEBIOOXCVAHBD-QKMCSOCLSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.291 
  • R-Value Work: 0.246 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 67.04α = 90
b = 100.64β = 90
c = 168.05γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
XSCALEdata scaling
MOLREPphasing
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
ADSCdata collection
XDSdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2007-11-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance