4GLA

OBody NL8 bound to hen egg-white lysozyme


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.75 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.296 
  • R-Value Work: 0.226 

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Literature

Tracking Molecular Recognition at the Atomic Level with a New Protein Scaffold Based on the OB-Fold.

Steemson, J.D.Baake, M.Rakonjac, J.Arcus, V.L.Liddament, M.T.

(2014) Plos One 9: e86050-e86050

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086050
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The OB-fold is a small, versatile single-domain protein binding module that occurs in all forms of life, where it binds protein, carbohydrate, nucleic acid and small-molecule ligands. We have exploited this natural plasticity to engineer a new class ...

    The OB-fold is a small, versatile single-domain protein binding module that occurs in all forms of life, where it binds protein, carbohydrate, nucleic acid and small-molecule ligands. We have exploited this natural plasticity to engineer a new class of non-immunoglobulin alternatives to antibodies with unique structural and biophysical characteristics. We present here the engineering of the OB-fold anticodon recognition domain from aspartyl tRNA synthetase taken from the thermophile Pyrobaculum aerophilum. For this single-domain scaffold we have coined the term OBody. Starting from a naïve combinatorial library, we engineered an OBody with 3 nM affinity for hen egg-white lysozyme, by optimising the affinity of a naïve OBody 11,700-fold over several affinity maturation steps, using phage display. At each maturation step a crystal structure of the engineered OBody in complex with hen egg-white lysozyme was determined, showing binding elements in atomic detail. These structures have given us an unprecedented insight into the directed evolution of affinity for a single antigen on the molecular scale. The engineered OBodies retain the high thermal stability of the parental OB-fold despite mutation of up to 22% of their residues. They can be expressed in soluble form and also purified from bacteria at high yields. They also lack disulfide bonds. These data demonstrate the potential of OBodies as a new scaffold for the engineering of specific binding reagents and provide a platform for further development of future OBody-based applications.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Lysozyme C
A, B
129Gallus gallusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: LYZ
EC: 3.2.1.17
Find proteins for P00698 (Gallus gallus)
Go to Gene View: LYZ
Go to UniProtKB:  P00698
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
OBody NL8
C, D
109Pyrobaculum aerophilum (strain ATCC 51768 / IM2 / DSM 7523 / JCM 9630 / NBRC 100827)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: aspS
EC: 6.1.1.12
Find proteins for Q8ZYM8 (Pyrobaculum aerophilum (strain ATCC 51768 / IM2 / DSM 7523 / JCM 9630 / NBRC 100827))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8ZYM8
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.75 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.296 
  • R-Value Work: 0.226 
  • Space Group: P 41 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 76.759α = 90.00
b = 76.759β = 90.00
c = 166.344γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
PHASERphasing
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2012-08-14 
  • Released Date: 2013-08-14 
  • Deposition Author(s): Steemson, J.D.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-08-14
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-02-12
    Type: Database references