4MDI

Immune Receptor


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.203 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.163 

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Literature

A molecular basis for the association of the HLA-DRB1 locus, citrullination, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Scally, S.W.Petersen, J.Law, S.C.Dudek, N.L.Nel, H.J.Loh, K.L.Wijeyewickrema, L.C.Eckle, S.B.van Heemst, J.Pike, R.N.McCluskey, J.Toes, R.E.La Gruta, N.L.Purcell, A.W.Reid, H.H.Thomas, R.Rossjohn, J.

(2013) J Exp Med 210: 2569-2582

  • DOI: 10.1084/jem.20131241
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4MDI, 4MDJ, 4MCZ, 4MD4, 4MD5, 4MCY, 4MD0

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is strongly associated with the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1 locus that possesses the shared susceptibility epitope (SE) and the citrullination of self-antigens. We show how citrullinated aggrecan and vimentin epitopes ...

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is strongly associated with the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1 locus that possesses the shared susceptibility epitope (SE) and the citrullination of self-antigens. We show how citrullinated aggrecan and vimentin epitopes bind to HLA-DRB1*04:01/04. Citrulline was accommodated within the electropositive P4 pocket of HLA-DRB1*04:01/04, whereas the electronegative P4 pocket of the RA-resistant HLA-DRB1*04:02 allomorph interacted with arginine or citrulline-containing epitopes. Peptide elution studies revealed P4 arginine-containing peptides from HLA-DRB1*04:02, but not from HLA-DRB1*04:01/04. Citrullination altered protease susceptibility of vimentin, thereby generating self-epitopes that are presented to T cells in HLA-DRB1*04:01(+) individuals. Using HLA-II tetramers, we observed citrullinated vimentin- and aggrecan-specific CD4(+) T cells in the peripheral blood of HLA-DRB1*04:01(+) RA-affected and healthy individuals. In RA patients, autoreactive T cell numbers correlated with disease activity and were deficient in regulatory T cells relative to healthy individuals. These findings reshape our understanding of the association between citrullination, the HLA-DRB1 locus, and T cell autoreactivity in RA.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HLA class II histocompatibility antigen, DR alpha chainA189Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HLA-DRAHLA-DRA1
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HLA class II histocompatibility antigen, DRB1-4 beta chainB200Homo sapiensMutation(s): 4 
Gene Names: HLA-DRB1
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PHAROS  P01911
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Entity ID: 3
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Citrullinated VimentinC13Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: VIM
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
D
2 N-Glycosylation
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
NAG
Query on NAG

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A, B
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
EDO
Query on EDO

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B
1,2-ETHANEDIOL
C2 H6 O2
LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
CIR
Query on CIR
CL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC6 H13 N3 O3ARG
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.203 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.163 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 67.021α = 90
b = 182.93β = 90
c = 77.377γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
Blu-Icedata collection
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-12-04
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-12-11
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Atomic model, Data collection, Database references, Derived calculations, Structure summary