3OM2

Crystal structure of B. megaterium levansucrase mutant D257A


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.9 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.217 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 

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Literature

Polysaccharide Synthesis of the Levansucrase SacB from Bacillus megaterium Is Controlled by Distinct Surface Motifs.

Strube, C.P.Homann, A.Gamer, M.Jahn, D.Seibel, J.Heinz, D.W.

(2011) J.Biol.Chem. 286: 17593-17600

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.203166
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  3OM5, 3OM6, 3OM7

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Despite the widespread biological function of carbohydrates, the polysaccharide synthesis mechanisms of glycosyltransferases remain largely unexplored. Bacterial levansucrases (glycoside hydrolase family 68) synthesize high molecular weight, β-(2,6)- ...

    Despite the widespread biological function of carbohydrates, the polysaccharide synthesis mechanisms of glycosyltransferases remain largely unexplored. Bacterial levansucrases (glycoside hydrolase family 68) synthesize high molecular weight, β-(2,6)-linked levan from sucrose by transfer of fructosyl units. The kinetic and biochemical characterization of Bacillus megaterium levansucrase SacB variants Y247A, Y247W, N252A, D257A, and K373A reveal novel surface motifs remote from the sucrose binding site with distinct influence on the polysaccharide product spectrum. The wild type activity (k(cat)) and substrate affinity (K(m)) are maintained. The structures of the SacB variants reveal clearly distinguishable subsites for polysaccharide synthesis as well as an intact active site architecture. These results lead to a new understanding of polysaccharide synthesis mechanisms. The identified surface motifs are discussed in the context of related glycosyltransferases.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7B, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Levansucrase
A
456Bacillus megaterium (strain DSM 319)Gene Names: sacB
EC: 2.4.1.10
Find proteins for D5DC07 (Bacillus megaterium (strain DSM 319))
Go to UniProtKB:  D5DC07
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
CIT
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A
CITRIC ACID
C6 H8 O7
KRKNYBCHXYNGOX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
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A
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.9 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.217 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 49.003α = 90.00
b = 55.289β = 90.00
c = 163.614γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALAdata scaling
MOLREPphasing
DNAdata collection
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
XDSdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-03-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance