3B5X

Crystal Structure of MsbA from Vibrio cholerae


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 5.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.360 
  • R-Value Work: 0.348 

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Literature

Flexibility in the ABC transporter MsbA: Alternating access with a twist.

Ward, A.Reyes, C.L.Yu, J.Roth, C.B.Chang, G.

(2007) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104: 19005-19010

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0709388104
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3B5W, 3B5X, 3B5Y, 3B5Z, 3B60

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters are integral membrane proteins that translocate a wide variety of substrates across cellular membranes and are conserved from bacteria to humans. Here we compare four x-ray structures of the bacterial ABC lipid flippase, MsbA, trapped in different conformations, two nucleotide-bound structures and two in the absence of nucleotide ...

    ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters are integral membrane proteins that translocate a wide variety of substrates across cellular membranes and are conserved from bacteria to humans. Here we compare four x-ray structures of the bacterial ABC lipid flippase, MsbA, trapped in different conformations, two nucleotide-bound structures and two in the absence of nucleotide. Comparison of the nucleotide-free conformations of MsbA reveals a flexible hinge formed by extracellular loops 2 and 3. This hinge allows the nucleotide-binding domains to disassociate while the ATP-binding half sites remain facing each other. The binding of the nucleotide causes a packing rearrangement of the transmembrane helices and changes the accessibility of the transporter from cytoplasmic (inward) facing to extracellular (outward) facing. The inward and outward openings are mediated by two different sets of transmembrane helix interactions. Altogether, the conformational changes between these structures suggest that large ranges of motion may be required for substrate transport.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Departments of Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, CB-105, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Lipid A export ATP-binding/permease protein msbAA, B582Vibrio choleraeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: msbA
EC: 3.6.3 (PDB Primary Data), 7.5.2.6 (UniProt)
Membrane protein
Mpstruc
Group: 
TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEINS: ALPHA-HELICAL
Sub Group: 
ATP Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporters
Protein: 
MsbA Lipid "flippase" with bound AMPPNP
Find proteins for Q9KQW9 (Vibrio cholerae serotype O1 (strain ATCC 39315 / El Tor Inaba N16961))
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 5.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.360 
  • R-Value Work: 0.348 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 120.59α = 90
b = 150.42β = 90
c = 148.88γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHASESphasing

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2007-12-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance