3BH9

Crystal Structure of RTY Phosphopeptide Bound to Human Class I MHC HLA-A2


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.229 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.199 

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Literature

Phosphorylation-dependent interaction between antigenic peptides and MHC class I: a molecular basis for the presentation of transformed self

Mohammed, F.Cobbold, M.Zarling, A.L.Salim, M.Barrett-Wilt, G.A.Shabanowitz, J.Hunt, D.F.Engelhard, V.H.Willcox, B.E.

(2008) Nat Immunol 9: 1236-1243

  • DOI: 10.1038/ni.1660
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3BH8, 3BGM, 3BHB, 3BH9

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Protein phosphorylation generates a source of phosphopeptides that are presented by major histocompatibility complex class I molecules and recognized by T cells. As deregulated phosphorylation is a hallmark of malignant transformation, the differential display of phosphopeptides on cancer cells provides an immunological signature of 'transformed self' ...

    Protein phosphorylation generates a source of phosphopeptides that are presented by major histocompatibility complex class I molecules and recognized by T cells. As deregulated phosphorylation is a hallmark of malignant transformation, the differential display of phosphopeptides on cancer cells provides an immunological signature of 'transformed self'. Here we demonstrate that phosphorylation can considerably increase peptide binding affinity for HLA-A2. To understand this, we solved crystal structures of four phosphopeptide-HLA-A2 complexes. These identified a novel peptide-binding motif centered on a solvent-exposed phosphate anchor. Our findings indicate that deregulated phosphorylation can create neoantigens by promoting binding to major histocompatibility complex molecules or by affecting the antigenic identity of presented epitopes. These results highlight the potential of phosphopeptides as novel targets for cancer immunotherapy.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Cancer Research UK Institute for Cancer Studies, School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HLA class I histocompatibility antigen, A-2 alpha chainA275Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HLA-AHLAA
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PHAROS  P04439
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Beta-2-microglobulinB100Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2MCDABP0092HDCMA22P
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PHAROS  P61769
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
decameric peptide from Protein POF1BC10N/AMutation(s): 0 
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Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EDO
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B, C
1,2-ETHANEDIOL
C2 H6 O2
LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NA
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A
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
SEP
Query on SEP
CL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC3 H8 N O6 PSER
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.229 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.199 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 117.6α = 90
b = 53.1β = 104.8
c = 75.7γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
XSCALEdata scaling
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
XDSdata reduction
MOLREPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-10-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Advisory, Data collection