4WO4

The molecular bases of Delta/Alpha beta T cell-mediated antigen recognition.


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.194 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.196 

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Literature

The molecular bases of delta / alpha beta T cell-mediated antigen recognition.

Pellicci, D.G.Uldrich, A.P.Le Nours, J.Ross, F.Chabrol, E.Eckle, S.B.de Boer, R.Lim, R.T.McPherson, K.Besra, G.Howell, A.R.Moretta, L.McCluskey, J.Heemskerk, M.H.Gras, S.Rossjohn, J.Godfrey, D.I.

(2014) J Exp Med 211: 2599-2615

  • DOI: 10.1084/jem.20141764
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4WO4, 4WNQ, 4QRR

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • αβ and γδ T cells are disparate T cell lineages that can respond to distinct antigens (Ags) via the use of the αβ and γδ T cell Ag receptors (TCRs), respectively. Here we characterize a population of human T cells, which we term δ/αβ T cells, express ...

    αβ and γδ T cells are disparate T cell lineages that can respond to distinct antigens (Ags) via the use of the αβ and γδ T cell Ag receptors (TCRs), respectively. Here we characterize a population of human T cells, which we term δ/αβ T cells, expressing TCRs comprised of a TCR-δ variable gene (Vδ1) fused to joining α and constant α domains, paired with an array of TCR-β chains. We demonstrate that these cells, which represent ∼50% of all Vδ1(+) human T cells, can recognize peptide- and lipid-based Ags presented by human leukocyte antigen (HLA) and CD1d, respectively. Similar to type I natural killer T (NKT) cells, CD1d-lipid Ag-reactive δ/αβ T cells recognized α-galactosylceramide (α-GalCer); however, their fine specificity for other lipid Ags presented by CD1d, such as α-glucosylceramide, was distinct from type I NKT cells. Thus, δ/αβTCRs contribute new patterns of Ag specificity to the human immune system. Furthermore, we provide the molecular bases of how δ/αβTCRs bind to their targets, with the Vδ1-encoded region providing a major contribution to δ/αβTCR binding. Our findings highlight how components from αβ and γδTCR gene loci can recombine to confer Ag specificity, thus expanding our understanding of T cell biology and TCR diversity.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia jamie.rossjohn@monash.edu godfrey@unimelb.edu.au.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Antigen-presenting glycoprotein CD1dA274Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CD1D
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PHAROS  P15813
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Entity ID: 2
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Beta-2-microglobulinB100Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2MCDABP0092HDCMA22P
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Entity ID: 3
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TCR variable DELTA 1 CHAIN and TCR constant AlphaC207Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 4
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TCR variable BETA 2 (TRVB20) chain and TCR constant BETAD245Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-[alpha-L-fucopyranose-(1-6)]2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
E
4 N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
F
2 N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
Entity ID: 7
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D Diagram Glycosylation3D Interactions
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-[alpha-L-fucopyranose-(1-6)]2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
G
3 N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
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Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
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(15Z)-N-[(2S,3S,4R)-1-(alpha-D-galactopyranosyloxy)-3,4-dihydroxyoctadecan-2-yl]tetracos-15-enamide
C48 H93 N O9
QMLKBWVXCMTWOZ-WWHSRKRPSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.194 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.196 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 78.93α = 90
b = 79.25β = 90
c = 189.16γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
BUSTERrefinement

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC, Australia)Australia--

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-11-26
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-12-17
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2014-12-24
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 2.0: 2017-09-13
    Changes: Atomic model, Author supporting evidence, Data collection, Database references, Derived calculations, Other, Source and taxonomy, Structure summary
  • Version 2.1: 2020-01-08
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Data collection
  • Version 3.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Atomic model, Data collection, Derived calculations, Structure summary