3QD9

C72S/C353S mutant of Trypanosoma brucei QSOX containing an interdomain disulfide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 

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Literature

The dynamic disulphide relay of quiescin sulphydryl oxidase.

Alon, A.Grossman, I.Gat, Y.Kodali, V.K.DiMaio, F.Mehlman, T.Haran, G.Baker, D.Thorpe, C.Fass, D.

(2012) Nature 488: 414-418

  • DOI: 10.1038/nature11267
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Protein stability, assembly, localization and regulation often depend on the formation of disulphide crosslinks between cysteine side chains. Enzymes known as sulphydryl oxidases catalyse de novo disulphide formation and initiate intra- and intermole ...

    Protein stability, assembly, localization and regulation often depend on the formation of disulphide crosslinks between cysteine side chains. Enzymes known as sulphydryl oxidases catalyse de novo disulphide formation and initiate intra- and intermolecular dithiol/disulphide relays to deliver the disulphides to substrate proteins. Quiescin sulphydryl oxidase (QSOX) is a unique, multi-domain disulphide catalyst that is localized primarily to the Golgi apparatus and secreted fluids and has attracted attention owing to its overproduction in tumours. In addition to its physiological importance, QSOX is a mechanistically intriguing enzyme, encompassing functions typically carried out by a series of proteins in other disulphide-formation pathways. How disulphides are relayed through the multiple redox-active sites of QSOX and whether there is a functional benefit to concatenating these sites on a single polypeptide are open questions. Here we present the first crystal structure of an intact QSOX enzyme, derived from a trypanosome parasite. Notably, sequential sites in the disulphide relay were found more than 40 Å apart in this structure, too far for direct disulphide transfer. To resolve this puzzle, we trapped and crystallized an intermediate in the disulphide hand-off, which showed a 165° domain rotation relative to the original structure, bringing the two active sites within disulphide-bonding distance. The comparable structure of a mammalian QSOX enzyme, also presented here, shows further biochemical features that facilitate disulphide transfer in metazoan orthologues. Finally, we quantified the contribution of concatenation to QSOX activity, providing general lessons for the understanding of multi-domain enzymes and the design of new catalytic relays.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
QSOX from Trypanosoma brucei (TbQSOX)
A, B, C, D
470Trypanosoma brucei brucei (strain 927/4 GUTat10.1)Mutation(s): 2 
EC: 1.8.3.2
Find proteins for Q585M6 (Trypanosoma brucei brucei (strain 927/4 GUTat10.1))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q585M6
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
FAD
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A, B, C, D
FLAVIN-ADENINE DINUCLEOTIDE
C27 H33 N9 O15 P2
VWWQXMAJTJZDQX-UYBVJOGSSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 81.040α = 90.00
b = 120.310β = 105.44
c = 106.220γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHASERphasing
ADSCdata collection
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
PHENIXrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2011-01-18 
  • Released Date: 2012-05-30 
  • Deposition Author(s): Alon, A., Fass, D.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-05-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-08-22
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2012-08-29
    Type: Database references