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Crystal Structure of Lipoprotein GNA1946 from Neisseria meningitidis


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.15 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.229 
  • R-Value Work: 0.204 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 

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Literature

Crystal structure of lipoprotein GNA1946 from Neisseria meningitidis

Yang, X.Wu, Z.Wang, X.Yang, C.Xu, H.Shen, Y.

(2009) J Struct Biol 168: 437-443

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2009.09.001
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • GNA1946, a conserved outer membrane lipoprotein from Neisseria meningitidis, has been identified as a candidate antigen for an urgently needed broad-spectrum meningococcal vaccine. It has been predicted to be a periplasmic receptor in the D-methionin ...

    GNA1946, a conserved outer membrane lipoprotein from Neisseria meningitidis, has been identified as a candidate antigen for an urgently needed broad-spectrum meningococcal vaccine. It has been predicted to be a periplasmic receptor in the D-methionine uptake ABC transporter system. The crystal structure of GNA1946 was solved by the single-wavelength anomalous dispersion (SAD) method to a resolution of 2.25 A, and it reveals a Venus flytrap-like structure. GNA1946 consists of two globular lobes connected by a hinge region. Surprisingly, the structure showed an L-methionine bound within the cleft between the lobes. A comparison of GNA1946 with two other outer membrane lipoproteins, the L-methionine-binding Tp32 from Treponema pallidum and the dipeptide GlyMet-binding protein Pg110 from Staphylococcus aureus, revealed that although these three proteins share low sequence similarities, there is a high degree of structural conservation and similar substrate-binding frameworks. Our results reveal that GNA1946 is an L-methionine binding lipoprotein in the outer membrane, and should function as an initial receptor for ABC transporters with high affinity and specificity. The GNA1946 structure reported here should provide a valuable starting point for the development of a broad-spectrum meningococcal vaccine.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Tianjin Key Laboratory of Protein Science, The College of Life Science, Nankai University, Tianjin, China.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Outer membrane lipoprotein GNA1946A, B, C, D, E, F245Neisseria meningitidisMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: gna1946B1A92_06690
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MET
Query on MET

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A, B, C, D, E, F
METHIONINE
C5 H11 N O2 S
FFEARJCKVFRZRR-BYPYZUCNSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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A, B, C, D, E, F
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.15 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.229 
  • R-Value Work: 0.204 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 109.215α = 90
b = 122.75β = 90
c = 160.306γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CrystalCleardata collection
PHASESphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2009-10-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2014-02-12
    Changes: Database references