5XJY

Cryo-EM structure of human ABCA1


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 4.10 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Re-refinement Note

A newer entry is available that reflects an alternative modeling of the original data: 7ROQ


Literature

Structure of the Human Lipid Exporter ABCA1.

Qian, H.Zhao, X.Cao, P.Lei, J.Yan, N.Gong, X.

(2017) Cell 169: 1228-1239.e10

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.05.020
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5XJY

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • ABCA1, an ATP-binding cassette (ABC) subfamily A exporter, mediates the cellular efflux of phospholipids and cholesterol to the extracellular acceptor apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) for generation of nascent high-density lipoprotein (HDL). Mutations of human ABCA1 are associated with Tangier disease and familial HDL deficiency ...

    ABCA1, an ATP-binding cassette (ABC) subfamily A exporter, mediates the cellular efflux of phospholipids and cholesterol to the extracellular acceptor apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) for generation of nascent high-density lipoprotein (HDL). Mutations of human ABCA1 are associated with Tangier disease and familial HDL deficiency. Here, we report the cryo-EM structure of human ABCA1 with nominal resolutions of 4.1 Å for the overall structure and 3.9 Å for the massive extracellular domain. The nucleotide-binding domains (NBDs) display a nucleotide-free state, while the two transmembrane domains (TMDs) contact each other through a narrow interface in the intracellular leaflet of the membrane. In addition to TMDs and NBDs, two extracellular domains of ABCA1 enclose an elongated hydrophobic tunnel. Structural mapping of dozens of disease-related mutations allows potential interpretation of their diverse pathogenic mechanisms. Structural-based analysis suggests a plausible "lateral access" mechanism for ABCA1-mediated lipid export that may be distinct from the conventional alternating-access paradigm.


    Organizational Affiliation

    State Key Laboratory of Membrane Biology, Tsinghua-Peking Joint Center for Life Sciences, School of Life Sciences and School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China; Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology, School of Life Sciences and School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. Electronic address: gongx@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
ATP-binding cassette sub-family A member 1A2305Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ABCA1ABC1CERP
EC: 7.6.2.1
Membrane Entity: Yes 
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PHAROS:  O95477
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UniProt GroupO95477
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Oligosaccharides

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D DiagramGlycosylation3D Interactions
beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-3)-[beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-6)]beta-D-mannopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranoseB 5N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
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GlyTouCan:  G89225LT
GlyCosmos:  G89225LT
GlyGen:  G89225LT
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D DiagramGlycosylation3D Interactions
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranoseC 2N-Glycosylation Oligosaccharides Interaction
Glycosylation Resources
GlyTouCan:  G42666HT
GlyCosmos:  G42666HT
GlyGen:  G42666HT
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Ligands 1 Unique
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D [auth A],
E [auth A],
F [auth A],
G [auth A],
H [auth A]
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
C8 H15 N O6
OVRNDRQMDRJTHS-FMDGEEDCSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 4.10 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
the Ministry of Science and Technology of ChinaChina2015CB910101, 2016YFA0500402, 2014ZX09507003-006 and 2016YFA0501100
the National Natural Science Foundation of ChinaChina31621092, 31630017, and 31611130036

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2017-06-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-07-05
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2019-10-09
    Changes: Data collection, Other
  • Version 2.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Remediation
    Reason: Carbohydrate remediation
    Changes: Atomic model, Data collection, Derived calculations, Structure summary