3TLZ

Microcin C7 self immunity protein MccF mutant W186F in complex with Adenosine Monophosphate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.193 
  • R-Value Work: 0.173 

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Literature

Structure and function of a serine carboxypeptidase adapted for degradation of the protein synthesis antibiotic microcin C7.

Agarwal, V.Tikhonov, A.Metlitskaya, A.Severinov, K.Nair, S.K.

(2012) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 109: 4425-4430

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1114224109
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Several classes of naturally occurring antimicrobials exert their antibiotic activity by specifically targeting aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, validating these enzymes as drug targets. The aspartyl tRNA synthetase "Trojan horse" inhibitor microcin C7 (M ...

    Several classes of naturally occurring antimicrobials exert their antibiotic activity by specifically targeting aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, validating these enzymes as drug targets. The aspartyl tRNA synthetase "Trojan horse" inhibitor microcin C7 (McC7) consists of a nonhydrolyzable aspartyl-adenylate conjugated to a hexapeptide carrier that facilitates active import into bacterial cells through an oligopeptide transport system. Subsequent proteolytic processing releases the toxic compound inside the cell. Producing strains of McC7 must protect themselves against autotoxicity that may result from premature processing. The mccF gene confers resistance against endogenous and exogenous McC7 by hydrolyzing the amide bond that connects the peptide and nucleotide moieties of McC7. We present here crystal structures of MccF, in complex with various ligands. The MccF structure is similar to that of dipeptide ld-carboxypeptidase, but with an additional loop proximal to the active site that serves as the primary determinant for recognition of adenylated substrates. Wild-type MccF only hydrolyzes the naturally occurring aspartyl phosphoramidate McC7 and synthetic peptidyl sulfamoyl adenylates that contain anionic side chains. We show that substitutions of two active site MccF residues result in a specificity switch toward aromatic aminoacyl-adenylate substrates. These results suggest how MccF-like enzymes may be used to avert various toxic aminoacyl-adenylates that accumulate during antibiotic biosynthesis or in normal metabolism of the cell.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, Institute for Genomic Biology, and Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 600 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
MccF
A, B
371Escherichia coliMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: mccF
Find proteins for Q47511 (Escherichia coli)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q47511
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EDO
Query on EDO

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A, B
1,2-ETHANEDIOL
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
C2 H6 O2
LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
AMP
Query on AMP

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A, B
ADENOSINE MONOPHOSPHATE
C10 H14 N5 O7 P
UDMBCSSLTHHNCD-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.193 
  • R-Value Work: 0.173 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 54.553α = 90.00
b = 90.189β = 101.38
c = 73.322γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-02-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-03-28
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2012-04-04
    Type: Database references