4K06

Crystal structure of MTX-II from Bothrops brazili venom complexed with polyethylene glycol


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.08 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.236 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.195 

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Literature

Structural bases for a complete myotoxic mechanism: Crystal structures of two non-catalytic phospholipases A2-like from Bothrops brazili venom.

Fernandes, C.A.H.Comparetti, E.J.Borges, R.J.Huancahuire-Vega, S.Ponce-Soto, L.A.Marangoni, S.Soares, A.M.Fontes, M.R.M.

(2013) Biochim Biophys Acta 1834: 2772-2781

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2013.10.009
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4K06, 4K09

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Bothrops brazili is a snake found in the forests of the Amazonian region whose commercial therapeutic anti-bothropic serum has low efficacy for local myotoxic effects, resulting in an important public health problem in this area. Catalytically inactive phospholipases A2-like (Lys49-PLA2s) are among the main components from Bothrops genus venoms and are capable of causing drastic myonecrosis ...

    Bothrops brazili is a snake found in the forests of the Amazonian region whose commercial therapeutic anti-bothropic serum has low efficacy for local myotoxic effects, resulting in an important public health problem in this area. Catalytically inactive phospholipases A2-like (Lys49-PLA2s) are among the main components from Bothrops genus venoms and are capable of causing drastic myonecrosis. Several studies have shown that the C-terminal region of these toxins, which includes a variable combination of positively charged and hydrophobic residues, is responsible for their activity. In this work we describe the crystal structures of two Lys49-PLA2s (BbTX-II and MTX-II) from B. brazili venom and a comprehensive structural comparison with several Lys49-PLA2s. Based on these results, two independent sites of interaction were identified between protein and membrane which leads to the proposition of a new myotoxic mechanism for bothropic Lys49-PLA2s composed of five different steps. This proposition is able to fully explain the action of these toxins and may be useful to develop efficient inhibitors to complement the conventional antivenom administration.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Dep. de Física e Biofísica, Instituto de Biociências, UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu and Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Toxinas, CNPq, Brazil.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
MTX-IIAB121Bothrops braziliMutation(s): 0 
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PE4
Query on PE4

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B
2-{2-[2-(2-{2-[2-(2-ETHOXY-ETHOXY)-ETHOXY]-ETHOXY}-ETHOXY)-ETHOXY]-ETHOXY}-ETHANOL
C16 H34 O8
PJWQOENWHPEPKI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
7PE
Query on 7PE

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B
2-(2-(2-(2-(2-(2-ETHOXYETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHANOL
C14 H30 O7
UKXKPKBTMYNOFS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PGE
Query on PGE

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A
TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL
C6 H14 O4
ZIBGPFATKBEMQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.08 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.236 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.195 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 39.01α = 90
b = 71.414β = 102.5
c = 44.42γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
MAR345dtbdata collection
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
AMoREphasing

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-11-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-11-27
    Changes: Database references, Source and taxonomy, Structure summary