4N43

Human enterovirus 71 uncoating intermediate captured at atomic resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.245 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.247 

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Literature

Human enterovirus 71 uncoating captured at atomic resolution.

Lyu, K.Ding, J.Han, J.F.Zhang, Y.Wu, X.Y.He, Y.L.Qin, C.F.Chen, R.

(2014) J Virol 88: 3114-3126

  • DOI: 10.1128/JVI.03029-13
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4N43, 4N53

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Human enterovirus 71 (EV71) is the major causative agent of severe hand-foot-and-mouth diseases (HFMD) in young children, and structural characterization of EV71 during its life cycle can aid in the development of therapeutics against HFMD. Here, we ...

    Human enterovirus 71 (EV71) is the major causative agent of severe hand-foot-and-mouth diseases (HFMD) in young children, and structural characterization of EV71 during its life cycle can aid in the development of therapeutics against HFMD. Here, we present the atomic structures of the full virion and an uncoating intermediate of a clinical EV71 C4 strain to illustrate the structural changes in the full virion that lead to the formation of the uncoating intermediate prepared for RNA release. Although the VP1 N-terminal regions observed to penetrate through the junction channel at the quasi-3-fold axis in the uncoating intermediate of coxsackievirus A16 were not observed in the EV71 uncoating intermediate, drastic conformational changes occur in this region, as has been observed in all capsid proteins. Additionally, the RNA genome interacts with the N-terminal extensions of VP1 and residues 32 to 36 of VP3, both of which are situated at the bottom of the junction. These observations highlight the importance of the junction for genome release. Furthermore, EV71 uncoating is associated with apparent rearrangements and expansion around the 2- and 5-fold axes without obvious changes around the 3-fold axes. Therefore, these structures enabled the identification of hot spots for capsid rearrangements, which led to the hypothesis that the protomer interface near the junction and the 2-fold axis permits the opening of large channels for the exit of polypeptides and viral RNA, which is an uncoating mechanism that is likely conserved in enteroviruses.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Key Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Immunology, Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Capsid protein VP1A297Enterovirus A71Mutation(s): 0 
EC: 3.4.22.29 (UniProt), 3.6.1.15 (UniProt), 3.4.22.28 (UniProt), 2.7.7.48 (UniProt)
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Entity ID: 2
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Capsid protein VP2B254Enterovirus A71Mutation(s): 0 
EC: 3.4.22.29 (UniProt), 3.6.1.15 (UniProt), 3.4.22.28 (UniProt), 2.7.7.48 (UniProt)
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Entity ID: 3
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Capsid protein VP3C242Enterovirus A71Mutation(s): 0 
EC: 3.4.22.29 (UniProt), 3.6.1.15 (UniProt), 3.4.22.28 (UniProt), 2.7.7.48 (UniProt)
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.245 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.247 
  • Space Group: P 42 3 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 352.416α = 90
b = 352.416β = 90
c = 352.416γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data collection
DENZOdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2013-10-08 
  • Released Date: 2014-02-05 
  • Deposition Author(s): Chen, R., Lyu, K.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-02-05
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-03-12
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-11-15
    Changes: Refinement description