3TA3

Structure of the mouse CD1d-Glc-DAG-s2-iNKT TCR complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.205 

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Literature

Unique Interplay between Sugar and Lipid in Determining the Antigenic Potency of Bacterial Antigens for NKT Cells.

Girardi, E.Yu, E.D.Li, Y.Tarumoto, N.Pei, B.Wang, J.Illarionov, P.Kinjo, Y.Kronenberg, M.Zajonc, D.M.

(2011) Plos Biol. 9: e1001189-e1001189

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001189

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells are an evolutionary conserved T cell population characterized by features of both the innate and adaptive immune response. Studies have shown that iNKT cells are required for protective responses to Gram-positi ...

    Invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells are an evolutionary conserved T cell population characterized by features of both the innate and adaptive immune response. Studies have shown that iNKT cells are required for protective responses to Gram-positive pathogens such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, and that these cells recognize bacterial diacylglycerol antigens presented by CD1d, a non-classical antigen-presenting molecule. The combination of a lipid backbone containing an unusual fatty acid, vaccenic acid, as well as a glucose sugar that is weaker or not stimulatory when linked to other lipids, is required for iNKT cell stimulation by these antigens. Here we have carried out structural and biophysical studies that illuminate the reasons for the stringent requirement for this unique combination. The data indicate that vaccenic acid bound to the CD1d groove orients the protruding glucose sugar for TCR recognition, and it allows for an additional hydrogen bond of the glucose with CD1d when in complex with the TCR. Furthermore, TCR binding causes an induced fit in both the sugar and CD1d, and we have identified the CD1d amino acids important for iNKT TCR recognition and the stability of the ternary complex. The studies show also how hydrogen bonds formed by the glucose sugar can account for the distinct binding kinetics of the TCR for this CD1d-glycolipid complex. Therefore, our studies illuminate the mechanism of glycolipid recognition for antigens from important pathogens.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Cell Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, La Jolla, California, United States of America.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Antigen-presenting glycoprotein CD1d1
A
285Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Cd1d1 (Cd1.1)
Find proteins for P11609 (Mus musculus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P11609
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Beta-2-microglobulin
B
99Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2m
Find proteins for P01887 (Mus musculus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P01887
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Valpha14 chimera (mouse variable domain, human constant domain)
C
209N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Vbeta8.2 chimera (mouse variable domain, human constant domain)
D
241Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TRBC2 (TCRBC2)
Find proteins for A0A5B9 (Homo sapiens)
Go to UniProtKB:  A0A5B9
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
FUC
Query on FUC

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A
ALPHA-L-FUCOSE
C6 H12 O5
SHZGCJCMOBCMKK-SXUWKVJYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NAG
Query on NAG

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A
N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
3TF
Query on 3TF

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A
(2S)-1-(alpha-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-3-(hexadecanoyloxy)propan-2-yl (11Z)-octadec-11-enoate
C43 H80 O10
FJAAFGBZVPKOCR-HBHGLPGMSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.205 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 78.150α = 90.00
b = 190.720β = 90.00
c = 150.880γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
Blu-Icedata collection
REFMACrefinement
SCALAdata scaling
MOSFLMdata reduction
MOLREPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-11-23
    Type: Initial release