3WPE

Crystal structure of bovine TLR9 in complex with agonistic DNA1668_12mer


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.38 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.217 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.220 

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Literature

Structural basis of CpG and inhibitory DNA recognition by Toll-like receptor 9

Ohto, U.Shibata, T.Tanji, H.Ishida, H.Krayukhina, E.Uchiyama, S.Miyake, K.Shimizu, T.

(2015) Nature 520: 702-705

  • DOI: 10.1038/nature14138
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3WPB, 3WPC, 3WPD, 3WPE, 3WPF, 3WPG, 3WPH, 3WPI

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Innate immunity serves as the first line of defence against invading pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are examples of innate immune receptors, which sense specific molecular patterns from pathogens and activate immune responses ...

    Innate immunity serves as the first line of defence against invading pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are examples of innate immune receptors, which sense specific molecular patterns from pathogens and activate immune responses. TLR9 recognizes bacterial and viral DNA containing the cytosine-phosphate-guanine (CpG) dideoxynucleotide motif. The molecular basis by which CpG-containing DNA (CpG-DNA) elicits immunostimulatory activity via TLR9 remains to be elucidated. Here we show the crystal structures of three forms of TLR9: unliganded, bound to agonistic CpG-DNA, and bound to inhibitory DNA (iDNA). Agonistic-CpG-DNA-bound TLR9 formed a symmetric TLR9-CpG-DNA complex with 2:2 stoichiometry, whereas iDNA-bound TLR9 was a monomer. CpG-DNA was recognized by both protomers in the dimer, in particular by the amino-terminal fragment (LRRNT-LRR10) from one protomer and the carboxy-terminal fragment (LRR20-LRR22) from the other. The iDNA, which formed a stem-loop structure suitable for binding by intramolecular base pairing, bound to the concave surface from LRR2-LRR10. This structure serves as an important basis for improving our understanding of the functional mechanisms of TLR9.


    Organizational Affiliation

    1] Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan [2] Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Saitama 332-0012, Japan.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Toll-like receptor 9A801Bos taurusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TLR9
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UniProt GroupQ5I2M5
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
DNA (5'-D(*CP*AP*TP*GP*AP*CP*GP*TP*TP*CP*CP*T)-3')B [auth C]12synthetic construct
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.38 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.217 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.220 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 115.82α = 90
b = 113.08β = 100.61
c = 67.43γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOLREPphasing
REFMACrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2015-02-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-05-06
    Changes: Database references