6NHV

Single particle reconstruction of DARPin and its bound GFP on a symmetric scaffold


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

A 3.8 angstrom resolution cryo-EM structure of a small protein bound to an imaging scaffold.

Liu, Y.Huynh, D.T.Yeates, T.O.

(2019) Nat Commun 10: 1864-1864

  • DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09836-0
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6NHT, 6NHV

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Proteins smaller than about 50 kDa are currently too small to be imaged at high resolution by cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), leaving most protein molecules in the cell beyond the reach of this powerful structural technique. Here we use a designe ...

    Proteins smaller than about 50 kDa are currently too small to be imaged at high resolution by cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), leaving most protein molecules in the cell beyond the reach of this powerful structural technique. Here we use a designed protein scaffold to bind and symmetrically display 12 copies of a small 26 kDa protein, green fluorescent protein (GFP). We show that the bound cargo protein is held rigidly enough to visualize it at a resolution of 3.8 Å by cryo-EM, where specific structural features of the protein are visible. The designed scaffold is modular and can be modified through modest changes in its amino acid sequence to bind and display diverse proteins for imaging, thus providing a general method to break through the lower size limitation in cryo-EM.


    Organizational Affiliation

    California NanoSystems Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA. yeates@mbi.ucla.edu.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
superfolder GFPA234Aequorea victoriaMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DARP14 - Subunit BNOX131Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1Mutation(s): 8 
Gene Names: PA1966
Find proteins for Q9I2D8 (Pseudomonas aeruginosa (strain ATCC 15692 / DSM 22644 / CIP 104116 / JCM 14847 / LMG 12228 / 1C / PRS 101 / PAO1))
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9I2D8
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Subunit A-DARPinRST319Pyrococcus horikoshii OT3Mutation(s): 0 
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Small Molecules
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
CRO
Query on CRO
AL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC15 H17 N3 O5THR, TYR, GLY
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Department of Energy (DOE, United States)United StatesDE-FC02-02ER63421
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI)United StatesS10RR23057
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI)United StatesS10OD018111
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI)United StatesU24GM11679
National Science Foundation (NSF, United States)United StatesDBI-1338135
National Science Foundation (NSF, United States)United StatesDMR-1548924

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2019-05-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-11-27
    Changes: Author supporting evidence