4BDN

Crystal structure of the GluK2 K531A-T779G LBD dimer in complex with glutamate


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.248 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 

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Literature

Correlating Efficacy and Desensitization with Gluk2 Ligand-Binding Domain Movements.

Nayeem, N.Mayans, O.Green, T.

(2013) Open Biol. 3: 0051

  • DOI: 10.1098/rsob.130051
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Gating of AMPA- and kainate-selective ionotropic glutamate receptors can be defined in terms of ligand affinity, efficacy and the rate and extent of desensitization. Crucial insights into all three elements have come from structural studies of the li ...

    Gating of AMPA- and kainate-selective ionotropic glutamate receptors can be defined in terms of ligand affinity, efficacy and the rate and extent of desensitization. Crucial insights into all three elements have come from structural studies of the ligand-binding domain (LBD). In particular, binding-cleft closure is associated with efficacy, whereas dissociation of the dimer formed by neighbouring LBDs is linked with desensitization. We have explored these relationships in the kainate-selective subunit GluK2 by studying the effects of mutating two residues (K531 and R775) that form key contacts within the LBD dimer interface, but whose truncation unexpectedly attenuates desensitization. One mutation (K531A) also switches the relative efficacies of glutamate and kainate. LBD crystal structures incorporating these mutations revealed several conformational changes that together explain their phenotypes. K531 truncation results in new dimer contacts, consistent with slower desensitization and sideways movement in the ligand-binding cleft correlating with efficacy. The tested mutants also disrupted anion binding; no chloride was detected in the dimer-interface site, including in R775A where absence of chloride was the only structural change evident. From this, we propose that the charge balance in the GluK2 LBD dimer interface maintains a degree of instability, necessary for rapid and complete desensitization.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GE, UK.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR, IONOTROPIC KAINATE 2
A, B, C, D
261Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 2 
Gene Names: Grik2 (Glur6)
Find proteins for P42260 (Rattus norvegicus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P42260
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NA
Query on NA

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A, B, C, D
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GLU
Query on GLU

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A, B, C, D
GLUTAMIC ACID
C5 H9 N O4
WHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.248 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 85.729α = 90.00
b = 100.133β = 90.00
c = 126.199γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
PHASERphasing
XSCALEdata scaling
XDSdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-04-10
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-06-12
    Type: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2015-04-29
    Type: Data collection