4CVR

Structure of Apobacterioferritin Y25F variant


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.165 
  • R-Value Work: 0.134 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.135 

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Literature

Photo-Oxidation of Tyrosine in a Bio-Engineered Bacterioferritin 'Reaction Centre'-A Protein Model for Artificial Photosynthesis.

Hingorani, K.Pace, R.Whitney, S.Murray, J.W.Smith, P.Cheah, M.H.Wydrzynski, T.Hillier, W.

(2014) Biochim Biophys Acta 1837: 1821

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2014.07.019
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4CVP, 4CVR, 4CVS, 4CVT

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The photosynthetic reaction centre (RC) is central to the conversion of solar energy into chemical energy and is a model for bio-mimetic engineering approaches to this end. We describe bio-engineering of a Photosystem II (PSII) RC inspired peptide model, building on our earlier studies ...

    The photosynthetic reaction centre (RC) is central to the conversion of solar energy into chemical energy and is a model for bio-mimetic engineering approaches to this end. We describe bio-engineering of a Photosystem II (PSII) RC inspired peptide model, building on our earlier studies. A non-photosynthetic haem containing bacterioferritin (BFR) from Escherichia coli that expresses as a homodimer was used as a protein scaffold, incorporating redox-active cofactors mimicking those of PSII. Desirable properties include: a di-nuclear metal binding site which provides ligands for bivalent metals, a hydrophobic pocket at the dimer interface which can bind a photosensitive porphyrin and presence of tyrosine residues proximal to the bound cofactors, which can be utilised as efficient electron-tunnelling intermediates. Light-induced electron transfer from proximal tyrosine residues to the photo-oxidised ZnCe6(•+), in the modified BFR reconstituted with both ZnCe6 and Mn(II), is presented. Three site-specific tyrosine variants (Y25F, Y58F and Y45F) were made to localise the redox-active tyrosine in the engineered system. The results indicate that: presence of bound Mn(II) is necessary to observe tyrosine oxidation in all BFR variants; Y45 the most important tyrosine as an immediate electron donor to the oxidised ZnCe6(•+) and that Y25 and Y58 are both redox-active in this system, but appear to function interchangebaly. High-resolution (2.1Å) crystal structures of the tyrosine variants show that there are no mutation-induced effects on the overall 3-D structure of the protein. Small effects are observed in the Y45F variant. Here, the BFR-RC represents a protein model for artificial photosynthesis.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Building 134, Linnaeus Way, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
BACTERIOFERRITIN A159Escherichia coliMutation(s): 3 
EC: 1.16.3.1
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.165 
  • R-Value Work: 0.134 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.135 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 104.38α = 90
b = 27.95β = 119.37
c = 56.71γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
XDSdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2014-08-20
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-09-10
    Changes: Database references