3F9G

Crystal Structure of the F140A mutant of SARS-Coronovirus 3C-like Protease at pH 6.5


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.306 
  • R-Value Work: 0.232 

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Literature

Two adjacent mutations on the dimer interface of SARS coronavirus 3C-like protease cause different conformational changes in crystal structure.

Hu, T.Zhang, Y.Li, L.Wang, K.Chen, S.Chen, J.Ding, J.Jiang, H.Shen, X.

(2009) Virology 388: 324-334

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2009.03.034
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The 3C-like protease of SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV 3CL(pro)) is vital for SARS-CoV replication and is a promising drug target. It has been extensively proved that only the dimeric enzyme is active. Here we discovered that two adjacent mutations (Ser1 ...

    The 3C-like protease of SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV 3CL(pro)) is vital for SARS-CoV replication and is a promising drug target. It has been extensively proved that only the dimeric enzyme is active. Here we discovered that two adjacent mutations (Ser139_Ala and Phe140_Ala) on the dimer interface resulted in completely different crystal structures of the enzyme, demonstrating the distinct roles of these two residues in maintaining the active conformation of SARS-CoV 3CL(pro). S139A is a monomer that is structurally similar to the two reported monomers G11A and R298A. However, this mutant still retains a small fraction of dimer in solution, which might account for its remaining activity. F140A is a dimer with the most collapsed active pocket discovered so far, well-reflecting the stabilizing role of this residue. Moreover, a plausible dimerization mechanism was also deduced from structural analysis. Our work is expected to provide insight on the dimerization-function relationship of SARS-CoV 3CL(pro).


    Organizational Affiliation

    Drug Discovery and Design Center, State Key Laboratory of Drug Research, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 555 Zuchongzhi Road, Pudong, Shanghai 201203, China.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
3C-like proteinase
A, B
303Human SARS coronavirusMutation(s): 1 
Find proteins for P0C6U8 (Human SARS coronavirus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P0C6U8
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.306 
  • R-Value Work: 0.232 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 61.248α = 90.00
b = 67.957β = 90.00
c = 149.286γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
REFMACrefinement
d*TREKdata scaling
d*TREKdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2009-09-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance