3DVW

Crystal structure of reduced DsbA1 from Neisseria meningitidis


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.211 
  • R-Value Work: 0.181 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.181 

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Literature

Biochemical and structural study of the homologues of the thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase DsbA in Neisseria meningitidis.

Lafaye, C.Iwema, T.Carpentier, P.Jullian-Binard, C.Kroll, J.S.Collet, J.F.Serre, L.

(2009) J Mol Biol 392: 952-966

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2009.07.056
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3DVW, 3DVX, 3HZ8

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Bacterial virulence depends on the correct folding of surface-exposed proteins, a process catalyzed by the thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase DsbA, which facilitates the synthesis of disulfide bonds in Gram-negative bacteria. The Neisseria meningitidis g ...

    Bacterial virulence depends on the correct folding of surface-exposed proteins, a process catalyzed by the thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase DsbA, which facilitates the synthesis of disulfide bonds in Gram-negative bacteria. The Neisseria meningitidis genome possesses three genes encoding active DsbAs: DsbA1, DsbA2 and DsbA3. DsbA1 and DsbA2 have been characterized as lipoproteins involved in natural competence and in host interactive biology, while the function of DsbA3 remains unknown. This work reports the biochemical characterization of the three neisserial enzymes and the crystal structures of DsbA1 and DsbA3. As predicted by sequence homology, both enzymes adopt the classic Escherichia coli DsbA fold. The most striking feature shared by all three proteins is their exceptional oxidizing power. With a redox potential of -80 mV, the neisserial DsbAs are the most oxidizing thioredoxin-like enzymes known to date. Consistent with these findings, thermal studies indicate that their reduced form is also extremely stable. For each of these enzymes, this study shows that a threonine residue found within the active-site region plays a key role in dictating this extraordinary oxidizing power. This result highlights how residues located outside the CXXC motif may influence the redox potential of members of the thioredoxin family.


    Related Citations: 
    • Preliminary crystallographic data of the three homologues of the thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase DsbA in Neisseria meningitidis.
      Lafaye, C., Iwema, T., Ferrer, J.L., Kroll, J.S., Griat, M., Serre, L.
      (2008) Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 64: 111

    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratoire des Protéines Membranaires, Institut de Biologie Structurale, CEA/CNRS/Université Joseph Fourier, 41 rue Jules Horowitz, 38027 Grenoble Cedex 01, France.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Thiol:disulfide interchange protein DsbAA193Neisseria meningitidis MC58Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: dsbA-1NMB0278
Find proteins for Q9K189 (Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (strain MC58))
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9K189
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  • Reference Sequence
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.211 
  • R-Value Work: 0.181 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.181 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 44.08α = 90
b = 46.418β = 90
c = 79.93γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
XNEMOdata collection
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
SHARPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2008-07-21 
  • Released Date: 2009-08-04 
  • Deposition Author(s): Lafaye, C., Serre, L.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2009-08-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance