3LZD

Crystal structure of Dph2 from Pyrococcus horikoshii with 4Fe-4S cluster


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.252 
  • R-Value Work: 0.204 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 

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Literature

Diphthamide biosynthesis requires an organic radical generated by an iron-sulphur enzyme.

Zhang, Y.Zhu, X.Torelli, A.T.Lee, M.Dzikovski, B.Koralewski, R.M.Wang, E.Freed, J.Krebs, C.Ealick, S.E.Lin, H.

(2010) Nature 465: 891-896

  • DOI: 10.1038/nature09138
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3LZC, 3LZD

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Archaeal and eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2 contain a unique post-translationally modified histidine residue called diphthamide, which is the target of diphtheria toxin. The biosynthesis of diphthamide was proposed to involve three steps, with the first being the formation of a C-C bond between the histidine residue and the 3-amino-3-carboxypropyl group of S-adenosyl-l-methionine (SAM) ...

    Archaeal and eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2 contain a unique post-translationally modified histidine residue called diphthamide, which is the target of diphtheria toxin. The biosynthesis of diphthamide was proposed to involve three steps, with the first being the formation of a C-C bond between the histidine residue and the 3-amino-3-carboxypropyl group of S-adenosyl-l-methionine (SAM). However, further details of the biosynthesis remain unknown. Here we present structural and biochemical evidence showing that the first step of diphthamide biosynthesis in the archaeon Pyrococcus horikoshii uses a novel iron-sulphur-cluster enzyme, Dph2. Dph2 is a homodimer and each of its monomers can bind a [4Fe-4S] cluster. Biochemical data suggest that unlike the enzymes in the radical SAM superfamily, Dph2 does not form the canonical 5'-deoxyadenosyl radical. Instead, it breaks the C(gamma,Met)-S bond of SAM and generates a 3-amino-3-carboxypropyl radical. Our results suggest that P. horikoshii Dph2 represents a previously unknown, SAM-dependent, [4Fe-4S]-containing enzyme that catalyses unprecedented chemistry.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Dph2A, B378Pyrococcus horikoshiiMutation(s): 0 
EC: 2.5.1.108
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Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SF4
Query on SF4

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C [auth A], E [auth B]IRON/SULFUR CLUSTER
Fe4 S4
LJBDFODJNLIPKO-VKOJMFJBAC
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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D [auth A], F [auth B], G [auth B]SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.252 
  • R-Value Work: 0.204 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 55.695α = 90
b = 80.525β = 90
c = 162.142γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2010-07-14
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance