4X8Q

X-ray crystal structure of AlkD2 from Streptococcus mutans


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.729 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.168 
  • R-Value Work: 0.152 

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Literature

A New Family of HEAT-Like Repeat Proteins Lacking a Critical Substrate Recognition Motif Present in Related DNA Glycosylases.

Mullins, E.A.Shi, R.Kotsch, L.A.Eichman, B.F.

(2015) Plos One 10: e0127733-e0127733

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127733

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • DNA glycosylases are important repair enzymes that eliminate a diverse array of aberrant nucleobases from the genomes of all organisms. Individual bacterial species often contain multiple paralogs of a particular glycosylase, yet the molecular and fu ...

    DNA glycosylases are important repair enzymes that eliminate a diverse array of aberrant nucleobases from the genomes of all organisms. Individual bacterial species often contain multiple paralogs of a particular glycosylase, yet the molecular and functional distinctions between these paralogs are not well understood. The recently discovered HEAT-like repeat (HLR) DNA glycosylases are distributed across all domains of life and are distinct in their specificity for cationic alkylpurines and mechanism of damage recognition. Here, we describe a number of phylogenetically diverse bacterial species with two orthologs of the HLR DNA glycosylase AlkD. One ortholog, which we designate AlkD2, is substantially less conserved. The crystal structure of Streptococcus mutans AlkD2 is remarkably similar to AlkD but lacks the only helix present in AlkD that penetrates the DNA minor groove. We show that AlkD2 possesses only weak DNA binding affinity and lacks alkylpurine excision activity. Mutational analysis of residues along this DNA binding helix in AlkD substantially reduced binding affinity for damaged DNA, for the first time revealing the importance of this structural motif for damage recognition by HLR glycosylases.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Structural Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Uncharacterized protein
A
210Streptococcus mutansMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ALKD2
Find proteins for A0A0M3KL00 (Streptococcus mutans)
Go to UniProtKB:  A0A0M3KL00
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PO4
Query on PO4

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A
PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
NA
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A
SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CL
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A
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
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A
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: 1.729 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.168 
  • R-Value Work: 0.152 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 51.016α = 90.00
b = 65.091β = 90.00
c = 87.497γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Science Foundation (United States)United StatesMCB-1122098

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2015-05-27
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-09-27
    Type: Author supporting evidence, Derived calculations, Refinement description, Source and taxonomy