4GNL

Structure of rat cytosolic PEPCK Ld_2g in complex with PEP and GDP


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.233 
  • R-Value Work: 0.192 

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Literature

The {Omega}-loop lid domain of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase is essential for catalytic function.

Johnson, T.A.Holyoak, T.

(2012) Biochemistry 51: 9547-9559

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi301278t
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) is an essential metabolic enzyme operating in the gluconeogenesis and glyceroneogenesis pathways. Recent studies have demonstrated that the enzyme contains a mobile active site lid domain that undergoes a tra ...

    Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) is an essential metabolic enzyme operating in the gluconeogenesis and glyceroneogenesis pathways. Recent studies have demonstrated that the enzyme contains a mobile active site lid domain that undergoes a transition between an open, disorded conformation and a closed, ordered conformation as the enzyme progresses through the catalytic cycle. The understanding of how this mobile domain functions in catalysis is incomplete. Previous studies showed that the closure of the lid domain stabilizes the reaction intermediate and protects the reactive intermediate from spurious protonation and thus contributes to the fidelity of the enzyme. To more fully investigate the roles of the lid domain in PEPCK function, we introduced three mutations that replaced the 11-residue lid domain with one, two, and three glycine residues. Kinetic analysis of the mutant enzymes demonstrates that none of the enzyme constructs exhibit any measurable kinetic activity, resulting in a decrease in the catalytic parameters of at least 10(6). Structural characterization of the mutants in complexes representing the catalytic cycle suggests that the inactivity is due to a role for the lid domain in the formation of the fully closed state of the enzyme that is required for catalytic function. In the absence of the lid domain, the enzyme is unable to achieve the fully closed state and is rendered inactive despite possessing all of the residues and substrates required for catalytic function. This work demonstrates how enzyme catalytic function can be abolished through the alteration of conformational equilibria despite all the elements required for chemical conversion of substrates to products remaining intact.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase, cytosolic [GTP]
A
613Rattus norvegicusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Pck1
EC: 4.1.1.32
Find proteins for P07379 (Rattus norvegicus)
Go to UniProtKB:  P07379
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GDP
Query on GDP

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A
GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MN
Query on MN

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A
MANGANESE (II) ION
Mn
WAEMQWOKJMHJLA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
NA
Query on NA

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

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A
PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE
C3 H5 O6 P
DTBNBXWJWCWCIK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.233 
  • R-Value Work: 0.192 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 61.255α = 90.00
b = 84.752β = 90.00
c = 118.962γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MOLREPphasing
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data collection
DENZOdata reduction
REFMACrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-07-03
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-07-26
    Type: Refinement description, Source and taxonomy
  • Version 1.2: 2017-11-15
    Type: Refinement description