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

    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