3BY8

Crystal Structure of the E.coli DcuS Sensor Domain


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.232 
  • R-Value Work: 0.219 

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Literature

Crystal Structures of C4-Dicarboxylate Ligand Complexes with Sensor Domains of Histidine Kinases DcuS and DctB.

Cheung, J.Hendrickson, W.A.

(2008) J Biol Chem 283: 30256-30265

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M805253200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3BY8, 3BY9

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Two-component signaling systems allow bacteria to adapt to changing environments. Typically, a chemical or other stimulus is detected by the periplasmic sensor domain of a transmembrane histidine kinase sensor, which in turn relays a signal through a ...

    Two-component signaling systems allow bacteria to adapt to changing environments. Typically, a chemical or other stimulus is detected by the periplasmic sensor domain of a transmembrane histidine kinase sensor, which in turn relays a signal through a phosphotransfer cascade to the cognate cytoplasmic response regulator. Such systems lead ultimately to changes in gene expression or cell motility. Mechanisms of ligand binding and signal transduction through the cell membrane in histidine kinases are not fully understood. In an effort to further understand such processes, we have solved the crystal structures of the periplasmic sensor domains of Escherichia coli DcuS and of Vibrio cholerae DctB in complex with the respective cognate ligands, malate and succinate. Both proteins are involved in the regulation of the transport and metabolism of C(4)-dicarboxylates, but they are not highly related by sequence similarity. Our work reveals that despite disparate sizes, both structures contain a similar characteristic alpha/beta PDC (PhoQ-DcuS-CitA) sensor-domain fold and display similar modes of ligand binding, suggesting similar mechanisms of function.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Sensor protein dcuSA142N/AMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: dcuSyjdH
EC: 2.7.13.3
Find proteins for P0AEC8 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Go to UniProtKB:  P0AEC8
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MLT
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A
D-MALATE
C4 H6 O5
BJEPYKJPYRNKOW-UWTATZPHSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.45 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.232 
  • R-Value Work: 0.219 
  • Space Group: P 31 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 86.111α = 90
b = 86.111β = 90
c = 35.207γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
DMphasing
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-08-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2017-10-25
    Changes: Refinement description