3LAI

Structural insights into the molecular mechanism of H-NOX activation


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.14 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.224 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 

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Literature

Structural insights into the molecular mechanism of H-NOX activation.

Olea, C.Herzik, M.A.Kuriyan, J.Marletta, M.A.

(2010) Protein Sci 19: 881-887

  • DOI: 10.1002/pro.357
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Nitric oxide (NO) signaling in mammals controls important processes such as smooth muscle relaxation and neurotransmission by the activation of soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC). NO binding to the heme domain of sGC leads to dissociation of the iron-histidine (Fe-His) bond, which is required for enzyme activity ...

    Nitric oxide (NO) signaling in mammals controls important processes such as smooth muscle relaxation and neurotransmission by the activation of soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC). NO binding to the heme domain of sGC leads to dissociation of the iron-histidine (Fe-His) bond, which is required for enzyme activity. The heme domain of sGC belongs to a larger class of proteins called H-NOX (Heme-Nitric oxide/OXygen) binding domains. Previous crystallographic studies on H-NOX domains demonstrate a correlation between heme bending and protein conformation. It was unclear, however, whether these structural changes were important for signal transduction. Subsequent NMR solution structures of H-NOX proteins show a conformational change upon disconnection of the heme and proximal helix, similar to those observed in the crystallographic studies. The atomic details of these conformational changes, however, are lacking in the NMR structures especially at the heme pocket. Here, a high-resolution crystal structure of an H-NOX mutant mimicking a broken Fe-His bond is reported. This mutant exhibits specific changes in heme conformation and major N-terminal displacements relative to the wild-type H-NOX protein. Fe-His ligation is ubiquitous in all H-NOX domains, and therefore, the heme and protein conformational changes observed in this study are likely to occur throughout the H-NOX family when NO binding leads to rupture of the Fe-His bond.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Methyl-accepting chemotaxis proteinA, B, C188Caldanaerobacter subterraneus subsp. tengcongensisMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: Tar4TTE0680
Find proteins for Q8RBX6 (Caldanaerobacter subterraneus subsp. tengcongensis (strain DSM 15242 / JCM 11007 / NBRC 100824 / MB4))
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q8RBX6
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
HEM
Query on HEM

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A, B, C
PROTOPORPHYRIN IX CONTAINING FE
C34 H32 Fe N4 O4
KABFMIBPWCXCRK-RGGAHWMASA-L
 Ligand Interaction
IMD
Query on IMD

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A, B, C
IMIDAZOLE
C3 H5 N2
RAXXELZNTBOGNW-UHFFFAOYSA-O
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.14 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.224 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 61.354α = 90
b = 86.502β = 90
c = 122.749γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2010-03-16
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance