4AGT

Crystal Structure of Fucose binding lectin from Aspergillus Fumigatus (AFL) in complex with Fuc1-6GlcNAc.


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.212 
  • R-Value Work: 0.172 

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Literature

Structural Insights Into Aspergillus Fumigatus Lectin Specificity: Afl Binding Sites are Functionally Non-Equivalent

Houser, J.Komarek, J.Cioci, G.Varrot, A.Imberty, A.Wimmerova, M.

(2015) Acta Crystallogr.,Sect.D 71: 442

  • DOI: 10.1107/S1399004714026595
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The Aspergillus fumigatus lectin AFL was recently described as a new member of the AAL lectin family. As a lectin from an opportunistic pathogen, it might play an important role in the interaction of the pathogen with the human host. A detailed study ...

    The Aspergillus fumigatus lectin AFL was recently described as a new member of the AAL lectin family. As a lectin from an opportunistic pathogen, it might play an important role in the interaction of the pathogen with the human host. A detailed study of structures of AFL complexed with several monosaccharides and oligosaccharides, including blood-group epitopes, was combined with affinity data from SPR and discussed in the context of previous findings. Its six binding sites are non-equivalent, and owing to minor differences in amino-acid composition they exhibit a marked difference in specific ligand recognition. AFL displays a high affinity in the micromolar range towards oligosaccharides which were detected in plants and also those bound on the human epithelia. All of these results indicate AFL to be a complex member of the lectin family and a challenging target for future medical research and, owing to its binding properties, a potentially useful tool in specific biotechnological applications.


    Organizational Affiliation

    CERMAV-CNRS, UPR5301, affiliated with Université de Grenoble and ICMG, BP53, 38041 Grenoble CEDEX 9, France.,Laboratoire d'Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, 31077 Toulouse CEDEX, France.,Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
FUCOSE-SPECIFIC LECTIN FLEA
A, B
315Neosartorya fumigata (strain ATCC MYA-4609 / Af293 / CBS 101355 / FGSC A1100)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: fleA
Find proteins for Q4WW81 (Neosartorya fumigata (strain ATCC MYA-4609 / Af293 / CBS 101355 / FGSC A1100))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q4WW81
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NA
Query on NA

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A
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
FUC
Query on FUC

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A, B
ALPHA-L-FUCOSE
C6 H12 O5
SHZGCJCMOBCMKK-SXUWKVJYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NDG
Query on NDG

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A, B
2-(ACETYLAMINO)-2-DEOXY-A-D-GLUCOPYRANOSE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-PVFLNQBWSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NAG
Query on NAG

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B
N-ACETYL-D-GLUCOSAMINE
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.212 
  • R-Value Work: 0.172 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 47.410α = 90.00
b = 88.350β = 102.99
c = 79.780γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALAdata scaling
REFMACrefinement
MOLREPphasing
XDSdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-02-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-03-11
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2015-03-25
    Type: Database references