4B2S

Solution structure of CCP modules 11-12 of complement factor H


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: LOWEST ENERGY 

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Literature

Solution Structure of Ccp Modules 10-12 Illuminates Functional Architecture of the Complement Regulator, Factor H.

Makou, E.Mertens, H.D.Maciejewski, M.Soares, D.C.Matis, I.Schmidt, C.Q.Herbert, A.P.Svergun, D.I.Barlow, P.N.

(2012) J.Mol.Biol. 424: 295

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2012.09.013
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The 155-kDa plasma glycoprotein factor H (FH), which consists of 20 complement control protein (CCP) modules, protects self-tissue but not foreign organisms from damage by the complement cascade. Protection is achieved by selective engagement of FH, ...

    The 155-kDa plasma glycoprotein factor H (FH), which consists of 20 complement control protein (CCP) modules, protects self-tissue but not foreign organisms from damage by the complement cascade. Protection is achieved by selective engagement of FH, via CCPs 1-4, CCPs 6-8 and CCPs 19-20, with polyanion-rich host surfaces that bear covalently attached, activation-specific, fragments of complement component C3. The role of intervening CCPs 9-18 in this process is obscured by lack of structural knowledge. We have concatenated new high-resolution solution structures of overlapping recombinant CCP pairs, 10-11 and 11-12, to form a three-dimensional structure of CCPs 10-12 and validated it by small-angle X-ray scattering of the recombinant triple-module fragment. Superimposing CCP 12 of this 10-12 structure with CCP 12 from the previously solved CCP 12-13 structure yielded an S-shaped structure for CCPs 10-13 in which modules are tilted by 80-110° with respect to immediate neighbors, but the bend between CCPs 10 and 11 is counter to the arc traced by CCPs 11-13. Including this four-CCP structure in interpretation of scattering data for the longer recombinant segments, CCPs 10-15 and 8-15, implied flexible attachment of CCPs 8 and 9 to CCP 10 but compact and intimate arrangements of CCP 14 with CCPs 12, 13 and 15. Taken together with difficulties in recombinant production of module pairs 13-14 and 14-15, the aberrant structure of CCP 13 and the variability of 13-14 linker sequences among orthologues, a structural dependency of CCP 14 on its neighbors is suggested; this has implications for the FH mechanism.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Schools of Chemistry and Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JJ, UK.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
COMPLEMENT FACTOR H
A
127Homo sapiensGene Names: CFH (HF, HF1, HF2)
Find proteins for P08603 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: CFH
Go to UniProtKB:  P08603
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: LOWEST ENERGY 
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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2012-10-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-11-28
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2013-05-01
    Type: Atomic model
  • Version 1.3: 2013-05-08
    Type: Derived calculations