4JFF

Preservation of peptide specificity during TCR-MHC contact dominated affinity enhancement of a melanoma-specific TCR


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.43 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.263 
  • R-Value Work: 0.210 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.213 

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Literature

T-cell receptor specificity maintained by altered thermodynamics.

Madura, F.Rizkallah, P.J.Miles, K.M.Holland, C.J.Bulek, A.M.Fuller, A.Schauenburg, A.J.Miles, J.J.Liddy, N.Sami, M.Li, Y.Hossain, M.Baker, B.M.Jakobsen, B.K.Sewell, A.K.Cole, D.K.

(2013) J Biol Chem 288: 18766-18775

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.464560
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4JFH, 4JFO, 4JFD, 4JFE, 4JFF, 4JFP, 4JFQ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The T-cell receptor (TCR) recognizes peptides bound to major histocompatibility molecules (MHC) and allows T-cells to interrogate the cellular proteome for internal anomalies from the cell surface. The TCR contacts both MHC and peptide in an interact ...

    The T-cell receptor (TCR) recognizes peptides bound to major histocompatibility molecules (MHC) and allows T-cells to interrogate the cellular proteome for internal anomalies from the cell surface. The TCR contacts both MHC and peptide in an interaction characterized by weak affinity (KD = 100 nM to 270 μM). We used phage-display to produce a melanoma-specific TCR (α24β17) with a 30,000-fold enhanced binding affinity (KD = 0.6 nM) to aid our exploration of the molecular mechanisms utilized to maintain peptide specificity. Remarkably, although the enhanced affinity was mediated primarily through new TCR-MHC contacts, α24β17 remained acutely sensitive to modifications at every position along the peptide backbone, mimicking the specificity of the wild type TCR. Thermodynamic analyses revealed an important role for solvation in directing peptide specificity. These findings advance our understanding of the molecular mechanisms that can govern the exquisite peptide specificity characteristic of TCR recognition.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Cardiff University School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HLA class I histocompatibility antigen, A-2 alpha chainA276Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HLA-AHLAA
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PHAROS  P04439
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Entity ID: 2
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Beta-2-microglobulinB100Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2MCDABP0092HDCMA22P
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Entity ID: 3
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Melanoma motifC10Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MLANAMART1
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Entity ID: 4
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High Affinity TCR Alpha ChainD197Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TRACTCRA
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PHAROS  P01848
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Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
High Affinity TCR Beta ChainE245Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TRBC1
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Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EPE
Query on EPE

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A, E
4-(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-1-PIPERAZINE ETHANESULFONIC ACID
C8 H18 N2 O4 S
JKMHFZQWWAIEOD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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A, D, E
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.43 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.263 
  • R-Value Work: 0.210 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.213 
  • Space Group: P 43
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 121.44α = 90
b = 121.44β = 90
c = 82.3γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
GDAdata collection
xia2data reduction

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-05-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-06-05
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2013-06-19
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2013-07-17
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  • Version 1.4: 2014-04-02
    Changes: Source and taxonomy