5JR6

The Xray Crystal Structure of P. falciparum Aminopeptidase P in Complex With Apstatin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.241 
  • R-Value Work: 0.197 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.199 

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Literature

Structure and substrate fingerprint of aminopeptidase P from Plasmodium falciparum.

Drinkwater, N.Sivaraman, K.K.Bamert, R.S.Rut, W.Mohamed, K.Vinh, N.B.Scammells, P.J.Drag, M.McGowan, S.

(2016) Biochem J 473: 3189-3204

  • DOI: 10.1042/BCJ20160550
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5JQK, 5JR6

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Malaria is one of the world's most prevalent parasitic diseases, with over 200 million cases annually. Alarmingly, the spread of drug-resistant parasites threatens the effectiveness of current antimalarials and has made the development of novel therapeutic strategies a global health priority ...

    Malaria is one of the world's most prevalent parasitic diseases, with over 200 million cases annually. Alarmingly, the spread of drug-resistant parasites threatens the effectiveness of current antimalarials and has made the development of novel therapeutic strategies a global health priority. Malaria parasites have a complicated lifecycle, involving an asymptomatic 'liver stage' and a symptomatic 'blood stage'. During the blood stage, the parasites utilise a proteolytic cascade to digest host hemoglobin, which produces free amino acids absolutely necessary for parasite growth and reproduction. The enzymes required for hemoglobin digestion are therefore attractive therapeutic targets. The final step of the cascade is catalyzed by several metalloaminopeptidases, including aminopeptidase P (APP). We developed a novel platform to examine the substrate fingerprint of APP from Plasmodium falciparum (PfAPP) and to show that it can catalyze the removal of any residue immediately prior to a proline. Further, we have determined the crystal structure of PfAPP and present the first examination of the 3D structure of this essential malarial enzyme. Together, these analyses provide insights into potential mechanisms of inhibition that could be used to develop novel antimalarial therapeutics.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton Campus, Melbourne, VIC 3800, Australia.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Peptidase, putativeA, B664Plasmodium falciparum 3D7Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PF14_0517
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
ApstatinC [auth F]5synthetic constructMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PO4
Query on PO4

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H [auth B]PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
MN
Query on MN

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D [auth A], E [auth A], F [auth B], G [auth B]MANGANESE (II) ION
Mn
WAEMQWOKJMHJLA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Biologically Interesting Molecules (External Reference) 1 Unique
Entity ID: 2
IDChainsNameType/Class2D Diagram3D Interactions
PRD_000553
Query on PRD_000553
C [auth F]APSTATINPeptide-like / Enzyme inhibitor Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.241 
  • R-Value Work: 0.197 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.199 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 147.22α = 90
b = 99.93β = 105.21
c = 105.17γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
iMOSFLMdata reduction
Aimlessdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2016-08-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2016-10-12
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2016-10-26
    Changes: Structure summary