3RFY

Crystal structure of arabidopsis thaliana cyclophilin 38 (ATCYP38)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.39 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.266 
  • R-Value Work: 0.248 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.248 

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Literature

Crystal structure of Arabidopsis cyclophilin38 reveals a previously uncharacterized immunophilin fold and a possible autoinhibitory mechanism.

Vasudevan, D.Fu, A.Luan, S.Swaminathan, K.

(2012) Plant Cell 24: 2666-2674

  • DOI: 10.1105/tpc.111.093781
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3RFY

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Cyclophilin38 (CYP38) is one of the highly divergent cyclophilins from Arabidopsis thaliana. Here, we report the crystal structure of the At-CYP38 protein (residues 83 to 437 of 437 amino acids) at 2.39-Å resolution. The structure reveals two distinct domains: an N-terminal helical bundle and a C-terminal cyclophilin β-barrel, connected by an acidic loop ...

    Cyclophilin38 (CYP38) is one of the highly divergent cyclophilins from Arabidopsis thaliana. Here, we report the crystal structure of the At-CYP38 protein (residues 83 to 437 of 437 amino acids) at 2.39-Å resolution. The structure reveals two distinct domains: an N-terminal helical bundle and a C-terminal cyclophilin β-barrel, connected by an acidic loop. Two N-terminal β-strands become part of the C-terminal cyclophilin β-barrel, thereby making a previously undiscovered domain organization. This study shows that CYP38 does not possess peptidyl-prolyl cis/trans isomerase activity and identifies a possible interaction of CYP38 with the E-loop of chlorophyll protein47 (CP47), a component of photosystem II. The interaction of CYP38 with the E-loop of CP47 is mediated through its cyclophilin domain. The N-terminal helical domain is closely packed together with the putative C-terminal cyclophilin domain and establishes a strong intramolecular interaction, thereby preventing the access of the cyclophilin domain to other proteins. This was further verified by protein-protein interaction assays using the yeast two-hybrid system. Furthermore, the non-Leucine zipper N-terminal helical bundle contains several new elements for protein-protein interaction that may be of functional significance. Together, this study provides the structure of a plant cyclophilin and explains a possible mechanism for autoinhibition of its function through an intramolecular interaction.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase CYP38, chloroplasticA369Arabidopsis thalianaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: At3g01480CYP38F4P13.3
EC: 5.2.1.8
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.39 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.266 
  • R-Value Work: 0.248 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.248 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 57.69α = 90
b = 96.72β = 90
c = 166.82γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
SnBphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2012-06-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-06-27
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2013-10-16
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2017-11-08
    Changes: Refinement description