6VM2

Full length Glycine receptor reconstituted in lipid nanodisc in Gly/IVM-conformation (State-2)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.34 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Mechanisms of activation and desensitization of full-length glycine receptor in lipid nanodiscs.

Kumar, A.Basak, S.Rao, S.Gicheru, Y.Mayer, M.L.Sansom, M.S.P.Chakrapani, S.

(2020) Nat Commun 11: 3752-3752

  • DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-17364-5
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6UBS, 6UBT, 6UD3, 6VM0, 6VM2, 6VM3

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Glycinergic synapses play a central role in motor control and pain processing in the central nervous system. Glycine receptors (GlyRs) are key players in mediating fast inhibitory neurotransmission at these synapses. While previous high-resolution structures have provided insights into the molecular architecture of GlyR, several mechanistic questions pertaining to channel function are still unanswered ...

    Glycinergic synapses play a central role in motor control and pain processing in the central nervous system. Glycine receptors (GlyRs) are key players in mediating fast inhibitory neurotransmission at these synapses. While previous high-resolution structures have provided insights into the molecular architecture of GlyR, several mechanistic questions pertaining to channel function are still unanswered. Here, we present Cryo-EM structures of the full-length GlyR protein complex reconstituted into lipid nanodiscs that are captured in the unliganded (closed), glycine-bound (open and desensitized), and allosteric modulator-bound conformations. A comparison of these states reveals global conformational changes underlying GlyR channel gating and modulation. The functional state assignments were validated by molecular dynamics simulations, and the observed permeation events are in agreement with the anion selectivity and conductance of GlyR. These studies provide the structural basis for gating, ion selectivity, and single-channel conductance properties of GlyR in a lipid environment.


    Related Citations: 
    • Glycine receptor mechanism elucidated by electron cryo-microscopy.
      Du, J., Lu, W., Wu, S., Cheng, Y., Gouaux, E.
      (2015) Nature 526: 224

    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 44106-4970, USA. Sudha.chakrapani@case.edu.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Glycine receptor subunit alphaZ1A,
D [auth B],
C,
E [auth D],
B [auth E]
444Danio rerioMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: glra1
Membrane Entity: Yes 
UniProt
Find proteins for O93430 (Danio rerio)
Explore O93430 
Go to UniProtKB:  O93430
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UniProt GroupO93430
Protein Feature View
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Oligosaccharides

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsChain Length2D DiagramGlycosylation3D Interactions
2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose-(1-4)-2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranoseF, G, H, I, J 2N/A Oligosaccharides Interaction
Glycosylation Resources
GlyTouCan:  G42666HT
GlyCosmos:  G42666HT
GlyGen:  G42666HT
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
IVM (Subject of Investigation/LOI)
Query on IVM

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M [auth A],
N [auth E],
S [auth C],
U [auth B],
W [auth D]
(2aE,4E,5'S,6S,6'R,7S,8E,11R,13R,15S,17aR,20R,20aR,20bS)-6'-[(2S)-butan-2-yl]-20,20b-dihydroxy-5',6,8,19-tetramethyl-17 -oxo-3',4',5',6,6',10,11,14,15,17,17a,20,20a,20b-tetradecahydro-2H,7H-spiro[11,15-methanofuro[4,3,2-pq][2,6]benzodioxacy clooctadecine-13,2'-pyran]-7-yl 2,6-dideoxy-4-O-(2,6-dideoxy-3-O-methyl-alpha-L-arabino-hexopyranosyl)-3-O-methyl-alpha-L-arabino-hexopyranoside
C48 H74 O14
AZSNMRSAGSSBNP-XPNPUAGNSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PIO
Query on PIO

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K [auth A],
O [auth E],
Q [auth C],
V [auth B],
Y [auth D]
[(2R)-2-octanoyloxy-3-[oxidanyl-[(1R,2R,3S,4R,5R,6S)-2,3,6-tris(oxidanyl)-4,5-diphosphonooxy-cyclohexyl]oxy-phosphoryl]oxy-propyl] octanoate
C25 H49 O19 P3
XLNCEHRXXWQMPK-MJUMVPIBSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GLY (Subject of Investigation/LOI)
Query on GLY

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L [auth A],
P [auth E],
R [auth C],
T [auth B],
X [auth D]
GLYCINE
C2 H5 N O2
DHMQDGOQFOQNFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.34 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS)United States5R01GM108921-05
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS)United States1R01GM131216-01

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2020-07-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2020-08-12
    Changes: Database references, Structure summary