3SUC

Crystal structure of the pre-mature bacteriophage phi29 gene product 12


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.15 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.291 
  • R-Value Work: 0.261 

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Literature

Crystallographic Insights Into the Autocatalytic Assembly Mechanism of a Bacteriophage Tail Spike

Xiang, Y.G Leiman, P.Li, L.Grimes, S.Anderson, D.L.Rossmann, M.G.

(2009) Mol.Cell 34: 375-386

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2009.04.009
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The tailed bacteriophage phi29 has 12 "appendages" (gene product 12, gp12) attached to its neck region that participate in host cell recognition and entry. In the cell, monomeric gp12 undergoes proteolytic processing that releases the C-terminal doma ...

    The tailed bacteriophage phi29 has 12 "appendages" (gene product 12, gp12) attached to its neck region that participate in host cell recognition and entry. In the cell, monomeric gp12 undergoes proteolytic processing that releases the C-terminal domain during assembly into trimers. We report here crystal structures of the protein before and after catalytic processing and show that the C-terminal domain of gp12 is an "autochaperone" that aids trimerization. We also show that autocleavage of the C-terminal domain is a posttrimerization event that is followed by a unique ATP-dependent release. The posttranslationally modified N-terminal part has three domains that function to attach the appendages to the phage, digest the cell wall teichoic acids, and bind irreversibly to the host, respectively. Structural and sequence comparisons suggest that some eukaryotic and bacterial viruses as well as bacterial adhesins might have a similar maturation mechanism as is performed by phi29 gp12 for Bacillus subtilis.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Preneck appendage protein
A
772Bacillus phage phi29Mutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: 12
Find proteins for P20345 (Bacillus phage phi29)
Go to UniProtKB:  P20345
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ATP
Query on ATP

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A
ADENOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O13 P3
ZKHQWZAMYRWXGA-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CA
Query on CA

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A
CALCIUM ION
Ca
BHPQYMZQTOCNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.15 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.291 
  • R-Value Work: 0.261 
  • Space Group: H 3 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 95.889α = 90.00
b = 95.889β = 90.00
c = 795.391γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
REFMACrefinement
PHASERphasing
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-08-03
    Type: Initial release