2WW8

Structure of the pilus adhesin (RrgA) from Streptococcus pneumoniae


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.235 
  • R-Value Work: 0.195 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.197 

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Literature

Structural Basis of Host Cell Recognition by the Pilus Adhesin from Streptococcus Pneumoniae

Izore, T.Contreras-Martel, C.El-Mortaji, L.Manzano, C.Terrasse, R.Vernet, T.Di-Guilmi, A.M.Dessen, A.

(2010) Structure 18: 106

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2009.10.019
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2WW8

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Pili are fibrous virulence factors associated directly to the bacterial surface that play critical roles in adhesion and recognition of host cell receptors. The human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae carries a single pilus-related adhesin (RrgA) that is key for infection establishment and provides protection from bacterial challenge in animal infection models, but details of these roles remain unclear ...

    Pili are fibrous virulence factors associated directly to the bacterial surface that play critical roles in adhesion and recognition of host cell receptors. The human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae carries a single pilus-related adhesin (RrgA) that is key for infection establishment and provides protection from bacterial challenge in animal infection models, but details of these roles remain unclear. Here we report the high-resolution crystal structure of RrgA, a 893-residue elongated macromolecule whose fold contains four domains presenting both eukaryotic and prokaryotic origins. RrgA harbors an integrin I collagen-recognition domain decorated with two inserted "arms" that fold into a positively charged cradle, as well as three "stalk-forming" domains. We show by site-specific mutagenesis, mass spectrometry, and thermal shift assays that intradomain isopeptide bonds play key roles in stabilizing RrgA's stalk. The high sequence similarity between RrgA and its homologs in other Gram-positive microorganisms suggests common strategies for ECM recognition and immune evasion.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institut de Biologie Structurale Jean-Pierre Ebel, UMR 5075 (CEA, CNRS, UJF), Grenoble, France.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
CELL WALL SURFACE ANCHOR FAMILY PROTEINA893Streptococcus pneumoniaeMutation(s): 0 
Find proteins for A0A0H2UNT6 (Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 4 (strain ATCC BAA-334 / TIGR4))
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Go to UniProtKB:  A0A0H2UNT6
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EPE
Query on EPE

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E [auth A], F [auth A]4-(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-1-PIPERAZINE ETHANESULFONIC ACID
C8 H18 N2 O4 S
JKMHFZQWWAIEOD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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C [auth A], D [auth A]CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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B [auth A]MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.235 
  • R-Value Work: 0.195 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.197 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 51.081α = 90
b = 82.7β = 90
c = 299.338γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XSCALEdata scaling
autoSHARPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2010-01-19
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Advisory, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2013-03-06
    Changes: Data collection