3REV

Crystal structure of human alloreactive tcr nb20


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.266 
  • R-Value Work: 0.232 

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Literature

Structural and energetic evidence for highly peptide-specific tumor antigen targeting via allo-MHC restriction.

Simpson, A.A.Mohammed, F.Salim, M.Tranter, A.Rickinson, A.B.Stauss, H.J.Moss, P.A.Steven, N.M.Willcox, B.E.

(2011) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 108: 21176-21181

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1108422109
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Immunotherapies targeting peptides presented by allogeneic MHC molecules offer the prospect of circumventing tolerance to key tumor-associated self-antigens. However, the degree of antigen specificity mediated by alloreactive T cells, and their abili ...

    Immunotherapies targeting peptides presented by allogeneic MHC molecules offer the prospect of circumventing tolerance to key tumor-associated self-antigens. However, the degree of antigen specificity mediated by alloreactive T cells, and their ability to discriminate normal tissues from transformed cells presenting elevated antigen levels, is poorly understood. We examined allorecognition of an HLA-A2-restricted Hodgkin's lymphoma-associated antigen and were able to isolate functionally antigen-specific allo-HLA-A2-restricted T cells from multiple donors. Binding and structural studies, focused on a prototypic allo-HLA-A2-restricted T-cell receptor (TCR) termed NB20 derived from an HLA-A3 homozygote, suggested highly peptide-specific allorecognition that was energetically focused on antigen, involving direct recognition of a distinct allopeptide presented within a conserved MHC recognition surface. Although NB20/HLA-A2 affinity was unremarkable, TCR/MHC complexes were very short-lived, consistent with suboptimal TCR triggering and tolerance to low antigen levels. These data provide strong molecular evidence that within the functionally heterogeneous alloreactive repertoire, there is the potential for highly antigen-specific "allo-MHC-restricted" recognition and suggest a kinetic mechanism whereby allo-MHC-restricted T cells may discriminate normal from transformed tissue, thereby outlining a suitable basis for broad-based therapeutic targeting of tolerizing tumor antigens.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Birmingham Cancer Research UK Cancer Centre, School of Cancer Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
TCR NB20 ALPHA CHAIN
A
203N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
TCR NB20 BETA CHAIN
B
240N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EDO
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B
1,2-ETHANEDIOL
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
C2 H6 O2
LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.266 
  • R-Value Work: 0.232 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 66.240α = 90.00
b = 72.770β = 90.00
c = 96.070γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CrystalCleardata collection
MOSFLMdata reduction
CNSrefinement
SCALAdata scaling
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2012-01-18
    Type: Initial release