2WII

Complement C3b in complex with factor H domains 1-4


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.252 
  • R-Value Work: 0.217 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.218 

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Literature

Structure of complement fragment C3b-factor H and implications for host protection by complement regulators.

Wu, J.Wu, Y.Q.Ricklin, D.Janssen, B.J.Lambris, J.D.Gros, P.

(2009) Nat Immunol 10: 728-733

  • DOI: 10.1038/ni.1755
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2WII

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Factor H (FH) is an abundant regulator of complement activation and protects host cells from self-attack by complement. Here we provide insight into the regulatory activity of FH by solving the crystal structure of the first four domains of FH in complex with its target, complement fragment C3b ...

    Factor H (FH) is an abundant regulator of complement activation and protects host cells from self-attack by complement. Here we provide insight into the regulatory activity of FH by solving the crystal structure of the first four domains of FH in complex with its target, complement fragment C3b. FH interacted with multiple domains of C3b, covering a large, extended surface area. The structure indicated that FH destabilizes the C3 convertase by competition and electrostatic repulsion and that FH enables proteolytic degradation of C3b by providing a binding platform for protease factor I while stabilizing the overall domain arrangement of C3b. Our results offer general models for complement regulation and provide structural explanations for disease-related mutations in the genes encoding both FH and C3b.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Crystal and Structural Chemistry, Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research, Department of Chemistry, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
COMPLEMENT C3 BETA CHAINA645Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: C3CPAMD1
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PHAROS:  P01024
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
COMPLEMENT C3B ALPHA' CHAINB915Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: C3CPAMD1
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
COMPLEMENT FACTOR HC277Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: CFHHFHF1HF2
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-6)-beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-6)-[beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-3)]beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranoseD6 N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NAG
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V [auth B]2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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F [auth A] , G [auth A] , H [auth A] , I [auth B] , J [auth B] , K [auth B] , L [auth B] , M [auth B] , 
F [auth A],  G [auth A],  H [auth A],  I [auth B],  J [auth B],  K [auth B],  L [auth B],  M [auth B],  N [auth B],  O [auth B],  P [auth B],  Q [auth B],  R [auth B],  S [auth B],  T [auth B],  U [auth B],  W [auth C]
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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CA
Query on CA

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E [auth A]CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.252 
  • R-Value Work: 0.217 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.218 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 223.489α = 90
b = 84.946β = 90
c = 128.77γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2009-06-09
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2018-02-28
    Changes: Database references, Source and taxonomy
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Atomic model, Data collection, Derived calculations, Other, Structure summary