3URE

Repack mutant (T181I, W199L, Q210I) of alpha-Lytic Protease


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.49 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.170 
  • R-Value Work: 0.137 

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Literature

Functional modulation of a protein folding landscape via side-chain distortion.

Kelch, B.A.Salimi, N.L.Agard, D.A.

(2012) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 109: 9414-9419

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1119274109
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ultrahigh-resolution (< 1.0 Å) structures have revealed unprecedented and unexpected details of molecular geometry, such as the deformation of aromatic rings from planarity. However, the functional utility of such energetically costly strain is unkno ...

    Ultrahigh-resolution (< 1.0 Å) structures have revealed unprecedented and unexpected details of molecular geometry, such as the deformation of aromatic rings from planarity. However, the functional utility of such energetically costly strain is unknown. The 0.83 Å structure of α-lytic protease (αLP) indicated that residues surrounding a conserved Phe side-chain dictate a rotamer which results in a ~6° distortion along the side-chain, estimated to cost 4 kcal/mol. By contrast, in the closely related protease Streptomyces griseus Protease B (SGPB), the equivalent Phe adopts a different rotamer and is undistorted. Here, we report that the αLP Phe side-chain distortion is both functional and conserved in proteases with large pro regions. Sequence analysis of the αLP serine protease family reveals a bifurcation separating those sequences expected to induce distortion and those that would not, which correlates with the extent of kinetic stability. Structural and folding kinetics analyses of family members suggest that distortion of this side-chain plays a role in increasing kinetic stability within the αLP family members that use a large Pro region. Additionally, structural and kinetic folding studies of mutants demonstrate that strain alters the folding free energy landscape by destabilizing the transition state (TS) relative to the native state (N). Although side-chain distortion comes at a cost of foldability, it suppresses the rate of unfolding, thereby enhancing kinetic stability and increasing protein longevity under harsh extracellular conditions. This ability of a structural distortion to enhance function is unlikely to be unique to αLP family members and may be relevant in other proteins exhibiting side-chain distortions.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Alpha-lytic protease
A, B
198Lysobacter enzymogenesMutation(s): 3 
Gene Names: alpha-LP
EC: 3.4.21.12
Find proteins for P00778 (Lysobacter enzymogenes)
Go to UniProtKB:  P00778
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
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A, B
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.49 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.170 
  • R-Value Work: 0.137 
  • Space Group: P 61 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 84.325α = 90.00
b = 84.325β = 90.00
c = 235.103γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
MOLREPphasing
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
HKL-2000data collection

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-05-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-07-18
    Type: Database references