5N6B

Human Leukocyte Antigen Class I A02 Carrying LLWNPGMAV


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.71 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.214 
  • R-Value Work: 0.183 

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Literature

T cell receptor alpha variable 12-2 bias in the immunodominant response to Yellow fever virus.

Bovay, A.Zoete, V.Dolton, G.Bulek, A.M.Cole, D.K.Rizkallah, P.J.Fuller, A.Beck, K.Michielin, O.Speiser, D.E.Sewell, A.K.Fuertes Marraco, S.A.

(2018) Eur. J. Immunol. 48: 258-272

  • DOI: 10.1002/eji.201747082

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The repertoire of human αβ T-cell receptors (TCRs) is generated via somatic recombination of germline gene segments. Despite this enormous variation, certain epitopes can be immunodominant, associated with high frequencies of antigen-specific T cells ...

    The repertoire of human αβ T-cell receptors (TCRs) is generated via somatic recombination of germline gene segments. Despite this enormous variation, certain epitopes can be immunodominant, associated with high frequencies of antigen-specific T cells and/or exhibit bias toward a TCR gene segment. Here, we studied the TCR repertoire of the HLA-A*0201-restricted epitope LLWNGPMAV (hereafter, A2/LLW) from Yellow Fever virus, which generates an immunodominant CD8+ T cell response to the highly effective YF-17D vaccine. We discover that these A2/LLW-specific CD8+ T cells are highly biased for the TCR α chain TRAV12-2. This bias is already present in A2/LLW-specific naïve T cells before vaccination with YF-17D. Using CD8+ T cell clones, we show that TRAV12-2 does not confer a functional advantage on a per cell basis. Molecular modeling indicated that the germline-encoded complementarity determining region (CDR) 1α loop of TRAV12-2 critically contributes to A2/LLW binding, in contrast to the conventional dominant dependence on somatically rearranged CDR3 loops. This germline component of antigen recognition may explain the unusually high precursor frequency, prevalence and immunodominance of T-cell responses specific for the A2/LLW epitope.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Oncology, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Epalinges, Switzerland.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
HLA class I histocompatibility antigen, A-2 alpha chain
A, D
276Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HLA-A (HLAA)
Find proteins for P01892 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: HLA-A
Go to UniProtKB:  P01892
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Beta-2-microglobulin
B, E
100Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: B2M
Find proteins for P61769 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: B2M
Go to UniProtKB:  P61769
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
NS5
C, F
9Yellow fever virus (strain 17D vaccine)Mutation(s): 0 
Find proteins for P03314 (Yellow fever virus (strain 17D vaccine))
Go to UniProtKB:  P03314
Small Molecules
Ligands 5 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EPE
Query on EPE

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A, D
4-(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-1-PIPERAZINE ETHANESULFONIC ACID
HEPES
C8 H18 N2 O4 S
JKMHFZQWWAIEOD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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

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E
GLYCEROL
GLYCERIN; PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
EDO
Query on EDO

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A, B, D, E, F
1,2-ETHANEDIOL
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
C2 H6 O2
LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PEG
Query on PEG

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A, E
DI(HYDROXYETHYL)ETHER
C4 H10 O3
MTHSVFCYNBDYFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.71 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.214 
  • R-Value Work: 0.183 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 118.090α = 90.00
b = 168.990β = 90.00
c = 49.150γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
XDSdata reduction
Aimlessdata scaling
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2017-10-18
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-02-21
    Type: Database references