5T7U

Crystal structure of galectin-8N in complex with Glycerol


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.58 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.147 
  • R-Value Work: 0.118 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.119 

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Literature

Structure-based rationale for differential recognition of lacto- and neolacto- series glycosphingolipids by the N-terminal domain of human galectin-8.

Bohari, M.H.Yu, X.Zick, Y.Blanchard, H.

(2016) Sci Rep 6: 39556-39556

  • DOI: 10.1038/srep39556
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5T7I, 5T7S, 5T7T, 5T7U

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Glycosphingolipids are ubiquitous cell surface molecules undertaking fundamental cellular processes. Lacto-N-tetraose (LNT) and lacto-N-neotetraose (LNnT) are the representative core structures for lacto- and neolacto-series glycosphingolipids. These glycolipids are the carriers to the blood group antigen and human natural killer antigens mainly found on blood cells, and are also principal components in human milk, contributing to infant health ...

    Glycosphingolipids are ubiquitous cell surface molecules undertaking fundamental cellular processes. Lacto-N-tetraose (LNT) and lacto-N-neotetraose (LNnT) are the representative core structures for lacto- and neolacto-series glycosphingolipids. These glycolipids are the carriers to the blood group antigen and human natural killer antigens mainly found on blood cells, and are also principal components in human milk, contributing to infant health. The β-galactoside recognising galectins mediate various cellular functions of these glycosphingolipids. We report crystallographic structures of the galectin-8 N-terminal domain (galectin-8N) in complex with LNT and LNnT. We reveal the first example in which the non-reducing end of LNT binds to the primary binding site of a galectin, and provide a structure-based rationale for the significant ten-fold difference in binding affinities of galectin-8N toward LNT compared to LNnT, such a magnitude of difference not being observed for any other galectin. In addition, the LNnT complex showed that the unique Arg59 has ability to adopt a new orientation, and comparison of glycerol- and lactose-bound galectin-8N structures reveals a minimum atomic framework for ligand recognition. Overall, these results enhance our understanding of glycosphingolipids interactions with galectin-8N, and highlight a structure-based rationale for its significantly different affinity for components of biologically relevant glycosphingolipids.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, 4222, Australia.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Galectin-8A155Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: LGALS8
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Find proteins for O00214 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  O00214
PHAROS:  O00214
Entity Groups  
Sequence Clusters30% Identity50% Identity70% Identity90% Identity95% Identity100% Identity
UniProt GroupO00214
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GOL
Query on GOL

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B [auth A],
C [auth A]
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CL
Query on CL

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E [auth A]CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
NA
Query on NA

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D [auth A]SODIUM ION
Na
FKNQFGJONOIPTF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
CME
Query on CME
A L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O3 S2CYS
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.58 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.147 
  • R-Value Work: 0.118 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.119 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 47.4α = 90
b = 50.3β = 90
c = 69.39γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
iMOSFLMdata reduction
Aimlessdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2017-01-04
    Type: Initial release