4JFH

High Affinity alpha24-beta17 T Cell Receptor for A2 HLA-Melanoma peptide complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.247 
  • R-Value Work: 0.201 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.203 

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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
alpha24 TCR alleleD200Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TRACTCRA
Find proteins for P01848 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P01848
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
beta17 TCR alleleE244Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TRBC1
Find proteins for P01850 (Homo sapiens)
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
Query on SO4

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D, E
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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D
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
EDO
Query on EDO

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D, E
1,2-ETHANEDIOL
C2 H6 O2
LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.247 
  • R-Value Work: 0.201 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.203 
  • Space Group: P 32 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 97.14α = 90
b = 97.14β = 90
c = 123.08γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
GDAdata collection
xia2data reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

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
    Changes: Database references