3TRD

Structure of an alpha-beta serine hydrolase homologue from Coxiella burnetii


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.200 
  • R-Value Work: 0.166 

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Literature

Structural genomics for drug design against the pathogen Coxiella burnetii.

Franklin, M.C.Cheung, J.Rudolph, M.J.Burshteyn, F.Cassidy, M.Gary, E.Hillerich, B.Yao, Z.K.Carlier, P.R.Totrov, M.Love, J.D.

(2015) Proteins 83: 2124-2136

  • DOI: 10.1002/prot.24841
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Coxiella burnetii is a highly infectious bacterium and potential agent of bioterrorism. However, it has not been studied as extensively as other biological agents, and very few of its proteins have been structurally characterized. To address this sit ...

    Coxiella burnetii is a highly infectious bacterium and potential agent of bioterrorism. However, it has not been studied as extensively as other biological agents, and very few of its proteins have been structurally characterized. To address this situation, we undertook a study of critical metabolic enzymes in C. burnetii that have great potential as drug targets. We used high-throughput techniques to produce novel crystal structures of 48 of these proteins. We selected one protein, C. burnetii dihydrofolate reductase (CbDHFR), for additional work to demonstrate the value of these structures for structure-based drug design. This enzyme's structure reveals a feature in the substrate binding groove that is different between CbDHFR and human dihydrofolate reductase (hDHFR). We then identified a compound by in silico screening that exploits this binding groove difference, and demonstrated that this compound inhibits CbDHFR with at least 25-fold greater potency than hDHFR. Since this binding groove feature is shared by many other prokaryotes, the compound identified could form the basis of a novel antibacterial agent effective against a broad spectrum of pathogenic bacteria.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Special Projects Division, New York Structural Biology Center, New York.,Molsoft, LLC, San Diego, California.,Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Alpha/beta hydrolase
A
208Coxiella burnetii (strain RSA 493 / Nine Mile phase I)Mutation(s): 0 
Find proteins for Q83AV9 (Coxiella burnetii (strain RSA 493 / Nine Mile phase I))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q83AV9
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PO4
Query on PO4

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A
PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
NA
Query on NA

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A
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ACT
Query on ACT

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A
ACETATE ION
C2 H3 O2
QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.200 
  • R-Value Work: 0.166 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 49.861α = 90.00
b = 55.905β = 90.00
c = 62.513γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
HKL-2000data collection
HKL-2000data reduction
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data scaling
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASERphasing
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-09-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-06-24
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2016-01-27
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2017-11-08
    Type: Refinement description