4QXG

Antigen binding fragment of an anti IFNAR1 antibody


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 

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Literature

Molecular basis for antagonistic activity of anifrolumab, an anti-interferon-alpha receptor 1 antibody.

Peng, L.Oganesyan, V.Wu, H.Dall'Acqua, W.F.Damschroder, M.M.

(2015) MAbs 7: 428-439

  • DOI: 10.1080/19420862.2015.1007810

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Anifrolumab (anifrolumab) is an antagonist human monoclonal antibody that targets interferon α receptor 1 (IFNAR1). Anifrolumab has been developed to treat autoimmune diseases and is currently in clinical trials. To decipher the molecular basis of it ...

    Anifrolumab (anifrolumab) is an antagonist human monoclonal antibody that targets interferon α receptor 1 (IFNAR1). Anifrolumab has been developed to treat autoimmune diseases and is currently in clinical trials. To decipher the molecular basis of its mechanism of action, we engaged in multiple epitope mapping approaches to determine how it interacts with IFNAR1 and antagonizes the receptor. We identified the epitope of anifrolumab using enzymatic fragmentation, phage-peptide library panning and mutagenesis approaches. Our studies revealed that anifrolumab recognizes the SD3 subdomain of IFNAR1 with the critical residue R(279). Further, we solved the crystal structure of anifrolumab Fab to a resolution of 2.3 Å. Guided by our epitope mapping studies, we then used in silico protein docking of the anifrolumab Fab crystal structure to IFNAR1 and characterized the corresponding mode of binding. We find that anifrolumab sterically inhibits the binding of IFN ligands to IFNAR1, thus blocking the formation of the ternary IFN/IFNAR1/IFNAR2 signaling complex. This report provides the molecular basis for the mechanism of action of anifrolumab and may provide insights toward designing antibody therapies against IFNAR1.


    Organizational Affiliation

    a Department of Antibody Discovery and Protein Engineering ; MedImmune LLC ; Gaithersburg , MD USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Fab, heavy chain, IgG1
H
220N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Fab, light chain, IgG1
L
215N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View is not available: No corresponding UniProt sequence found.
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
K
Query on K

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H
POTASSIUM ION
K
NPYPAHLBTDXSSS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PO4
Query on PO4

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L
PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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L
GLYCEROL
GLYCERIN; PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 38.456α = 90.00
b = 57.286β = 100.65
c = 100.212γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
d*TREKdata scaling
MOLREPphasing
REFMACrefinement
CrystalCleardata collection
d*TREKdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2015-02-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-04-22
    Type: Database references