3DWG

Crystal structure of a sulfur carrier protein complex found in the cysteine biosynthetic pathway of Mycobacterium tuberculosis


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.53 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.217 
  • R-Value Work: 0.176 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.178 

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Literature

Crystal structure of a sulfur carrier protein complex found in the cysteine biosynthetic pathway of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Jurgenson, C.T.Burns, K.E.Begley, T.P.Ealick, S.E.

(2008) Biochemistry 47: 10354-10364

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi800915j
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3DWG, 3DWI, 3DWM

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The structure of the protein complex CysM-CysO from a new cysteine biosynthetic pathway found in the H37Rv strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been determined at 1.53 A resolution. CysM (Rv1336) is a PLP-containing beta-replacement enzyme and Cy ...

    The structure of the protein complex CysM-CysO from a new cysteine biosynthetic pathway found in the H37Rv strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been determined at 1.53 A resolution. CysM (Rv1336) is a PLP-containing beta-replacement enzyme and CysO (Rv1335) is a sulfur carrier protein with a ubiquitin-like fold. CysM catalyzes the replacement of the acetyl group of O-acetylserine by CysO thiocarboxylate to generate a protein-bound cysteine that is released in a subsequent proteolysis reaction. The protein complex in the crystal structure is asymmetric with one CysO protomer binding to one end of a CysM dimer. Additionally, the structures of CysM and CysO were determined individually at 2.8 and 2.7 A resolution, respectively. Sequence alignments with homologues and structural comparisons with CysK, a cysteine synthase that does not utilize a sulfur carrier protein, revealed high conservation of active site residues; however, residues in CysM responsible for CysO binding are not conserved. Comparison of the CysM-CysO binding interface with other sulfur carrier protein complexes revealed a similarity in secondary structural elements that contribute to complex formation in the ThiF-ThiS and MoeB-MoaD systems, despite major differences in overall folds. Comparison of CysM with and without bound CysO revealed conformational changes associated with CysO binding.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-1301, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Cysteine synthase BAB325Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37RvMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: cysMRv1336MT1377MTCY130.21
EC: 2.5.1.47 (PDB Primary Data), 2.5.1.113 (UniProt)
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
9.5 kDa culture filtrate antigen cfp10AC93Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37RvMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: cfp10ARv1335MT1376.1MTCY130.20cysO
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PLP
Query on PLP

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A, B
PYRIDOXAL-5'-PHOSPHATE
C8 H10 N O6 P
NGVDGCNFYWLIFO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.53 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.217 
  • R-Value Work: 0.176 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.178 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 55.81α = 90
b = 80.426β = 105.74
c = 89.619γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SHARPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-09-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Source and taxonomy, Version format compliance