5FQM

Last common ancestor of Gram Negative Bacteria (GNCA) Class A beta- lactamase


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.198 
  • R-Value Work: 0.176 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.177 

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Literature

De novo active sites for resurrected Precambrian enzymes.

Risso, V.A.Martinez-Rodriguez, S.Candel, A.M.Kruger, D.M.Pantoja-Uceda, D.Ortega-Munoz, M.Santoyo-Gonzalez, F.Gaucher, E.A.Kamerlin, S.C.L.Bruix, M.Gavira, J.A.Sanchez-Ruiz, J.M.

(2017) Nat Commun 8: 16113-16113

  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms16113
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5FQQ, 5FQI, 5FQK, 5FQJ, 5FQM, 4UHU

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Protein engineering studies often suggest the emergence of completely new enzyme functionalities to be highly improbable. However, enzymes likely catalysed many different reactions already in the last universal common ancestor. Mechanisms for the eme ...

    Protein engineering studies often suggest the emergence of completely new enzyme functionalities to be highly improbable. However, enzymes likely catalysed many different reactions already in the last universal common ancestor. Mechanisms for the emergence of completely new active sites must therefore either plausibly exist or at least have existed at the primordial protein stage. Here, we use resurrected Precambrian proteins as scaffolds for protein engineering and demonstrate that a new active site can be generated through a single hydrophobic-to-ionizable amino acid replacement that generates a partially buried group with perturbed physico-chemical properties. We provide experimental and computational evidence that conformational flexibility can assist the emergence and subsequent evolution of new active sites by improving substrate and transition-state binding, through the sampling of many potentially productive conformations. Our results suggest a mechanism for the emergence of primordial enzymes and highlight the potential of ancestral reconstruction as a tool for protein engineering.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Departamento de Quimica Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
GNCA BETA LACTAMASEA269synthetic constructMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
Query on SO4

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A
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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A
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.50 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.198 
  • R-Value Work: 0.176 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.177 
  • Space Group: I 41
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 94.23α = 90
b = 94.23β = 90
c = 93.58γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
MOLREPphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2017-01-18
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-07-26
    Changes: Database references