5VCG

Crystal structure of the cysteine depleted CYP3A4 bound to bromoergocryptine


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.272 
  • R-Value Work: 0.235 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.237 

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Literature

High-Level Production and Properties of the Cysteine-Depleted Cytochrome P450 3A4.

Sevrioukova, I.F.

(2017) Biochemistry 56: 3058-3067

  • DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00334
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5VC0, 5VCC, 5VCD, 5VCE, 5VCG

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Human drug-metabolizing cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) is a dynamic enzyme with a large and highly malleable active site that can fit structurally diverse compounds. Despite extensive investigations, structure-function relationships and conformational dynamics in CYP3A4 are not fully understood ...

    Human drug-metabolizing cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) is a dynamic enzyme with a large and highly malleable active site that can fit structurally diverse compounds. Despite extensive investigations, structure-function relationships and conformational dynamics in CYP3A4 are not fully understood. This study was undertaken to engineer a well-expressed and functionally active cysteine-depleted CYP3A4 that can be used in biochemical and biophysical studies. cDNA codon optimization and screening mutagenesis were utilized to boost the level of bacterial expression of CYP3A4 and identify the least harmful substitutions for all six non-heme-ligating cysteines. The C58A/C64M/C98A/C239T/C377A/C468S (Cys-less) mutant was found to be expressed as highly as the optimized wild-type (opt-WT) CYP3A4. The high-resolution X-ray structures of opt-WT and Cys-less CYP3A4 revealed that gene optimization leads to a different folding in the Phe108 and Phe189 regions and promotes binding of the active site glycerol that interlocks Ser119 and Arg212, critical for ligand association, and the hydrophobic cluster adjacent to Phe108. Crowding and decreased flexibility of the active site, as well as structural alterations observed at the C64M, C239T, and C468S mutational sites, might be responsible for the distinct ligand binding behavior of opt-WT and Cys-less CYP3A4. Nonetheless, the Cys-less mutant could be used for structure-function investigations because it orients bromoergocryptine and ritonavir (a high-affinity substrate and a high-potency inhibitor, respectively) like the WT and has a higher activity toward 7-benzyloxy(4-trifluoromethyl)coumarin.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California , Irvine, California 92697-3900, United States.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Cytochrome P450 3A4A487Homo sapiensMutation(s): 6 
Gene Names: CYP3A4CYP3A3
EC: 1.14.13.157 (PDB Primary Data), 1.14.13.32 (PDB Primary Data), 1.14.13.67 (PDB Primary Data), 1.14.13.9 (PDB Primary Data), 1.14.14.1 (UniProt), 1.14.14.56 (UniProt), 1.14.14.73 (UniProt), 1.14.14.55 (UniProt)
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Find proteins for P08684 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P08684
PHAROS:  P08684
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UniProt GroupP08684
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
08Y
Query on 08Y

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C [auth A]bromoergocryptine
C32 H40 Br N5 O5
OZVBMTJYIDMWIL-AYFBDAFISA-N
 Ligand Interaction
HEM
Query on HEM

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B [auth A]PROTOPORPHYRIN IX CONTAINING FE
C34 H32 Fe N4 O4
KABFMIBPWCXCRK-RGGAHWMASA-L
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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D [auth A],
E [auth A],
F [auth A],
G [auth A]
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Binding Affinity Annotations 
IDSourceBinding Affinity
08Y BindingDB:  5VCG IC50: 2999 (nM) from 1 assay(s)
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.272 
  • R-Value Work: 0.235 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.237 
  • Space Group: I 2 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 76.539α = 90
b = 100.459β = 90
c = 133.679γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
iMOSFLMdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH/NIEHS)United StatesES025767

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2017-05-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-06-21
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-06-28
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2017-09-20
    Changes: Author supporting evidence
  • Version 1.4: 2019-12-18
    Changes: Author supporting evidence