6DCV

Crystal structure of human anti-tau antibody CBTAU-27.1


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.229 
  • R-Value Work: 0.186 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.188 

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Literature

A common antigenic motif recognized by naturally occurring human VH5-51/VL4-1 anti-tau antibodies with distinct functionalities.

Apetri, A.Crespo, R.Juraszek, J.Pascual, G.Janson, R.Zhu, X.Zhang, H.Keogh, E.Holland, T.Wadia, J.Verveen, H.Siregar, B.Mrosek, M.Taggenbrock, R.Ameijde, J.Inganas, H.van Winsen, M.Koldijk, M.H.Zuijdgeest, D.Borgers, M.Dockx, K.Stoop, E.J.M.Yu, W.Brinkman-van der Linden, E.C.Ummenthum, K.van Kolen, K.Mercken, M.Steinbacher, S.de Marco, D.Hoozemans, J.J.Wilson, I.A.Koudstaal, W.Goudsmit, J.

(2018) Acta Neuropathol Commun 6: 43-43

  • DOI: 10.1186/s40478-018-0543-z
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Misfolding and aggregation of tau protein are closely associated with the onset and progression of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). By interrogating IgG + memory B cells from asymptomatic donors with tau peptides, we have identified two somatica ...

    Misfolding and aggregation of tau protein are closely associated with the onset and progression of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). By interrogating IgG + memory B cells from asymptomatic donors with tau peptides, we have identified two somatically mutated V H 5-51/V L 4-1 antibodies. One of these, CBTAU-27.1, binds to the aggregation motif in the R3 repeat domain and blocks the aggregation of tau into paired helical filaments (PHFs) by sequestering monomeric tau. The other, CBTAU-28.1, binds to the N-terminal insert region and inhibits the spreading of tau seeds and mediates the uptake of tau aggregates into microglia by binding PHFs. Crystal structures revealed that the combination of V H 5-51 and V L 4-1 recognizes a common Pro-X n -Lys motif driven by germline-encoded hotspot interactions while the specificity and thereby functionality of the antibodies are defined by the CDR3 regions. Affinity improvement led to improvement in functionality, identifying their epitopes as new targets for therapy and prevention of AD.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Neurology, Amsterdam Neuroscience, Academic Medical Center, Meidreefberg 9, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Light chain of CBTAU27.1 FabA, L220Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: IGKC
Find proteins for P01834 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P01834
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  • Reference Sequence

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
heavy chain of CBTAU-27.1 FabB, H231Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: IGHG1
Find proteins for P01857 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P01857
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GOL
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B, H
GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.229 
  • R-Value Work: 0.186 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.188 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 93.411α = 90
b = 60.578β = 103.52
c = 169.472γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2018-06-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-06-13
    Changes: Data collection, Database references