6O2T

Acetylated Microtubules


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 4.10 Å
  • Aggregation State: HELICAL ARRAY 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

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Literature

Effects of alpha-tubulin acetylation on microtubule structure and stability.

Eshun-Wilson, L.Zhang, R.Portran, D.Nachury, M.V.Toso, D.B.Lohr, T.Vendruscolo, M.Bonomi, M.Fraser, J.S.Nogales, E.

(2019) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116: 10366-10371

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1900441116
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Acetylation of K40 in α-tubulin is the sole posttranslational modification to mark the luminal surface of microtubules. It is still controversial whether its relationship with microtubule stabilization is correlative or causative. We have obtained hi ...

    Acetylation of K40 in α-tubulin is the sole posttranslational modification to mark the luminal surface of microtubules. It is still controversial whether its relationship with microtubule stabilization is correlative or causative. We have obtained high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) reconstructions of pure samples of αTAT1-acetylated and SIRT2-deacetylated microtubules to visualize the structural consequences of this modification and reveal its potential for influencing the larger assembly properties of microtubules. We modeled the conformational ensembles of the unmodified and acetylated states by using the experimental cryo-EM density as a structural restraint in molecular dynamics simulations. We found that acetylation alters the conformational landscape of the flexible loop that contains αK40. Modification of αK40 reduces the disorder of the loop and restricts the states that it samples. We propose that the change in conformational sampling that we describe, at a location very close to the lateral contacts site, is likely to affect microtubule stability and function.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Tubulin alpha-1B chain
1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 1G, 1I, 1J, 1K, 1L, 1M, 1N, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 2I, 2J, 2K, 2L, 2M, 2N, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, 3F, 3G, 3I, 3J, 3K, 3L, 3M, 3N, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4I, 4J, 4K, 4L, 4M, 4N
451Sus scrofaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBA1B
Find proteins for Q2XVP4 (Sus scrofa)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q2XVP4
Protein Feature View
  • Reference Sequence

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Tubulin beta chain
1H, 1O, 1P, 1Q, 1R, 1S, 1T, 1U, 1V, 1W, 1X, 1Y, 1Z, 2H, 2O, 2P, 2Q, 2R, 2S, 2T, 2U, 2V, 2W, 2X, 2Y, 2Z, 3H, 3O, 3P, 3Q, 3R, 3S, 3T, 3U, 3V, 3W, 3X, 3Y, 3Z, 4H, 4O, 4P, 4Q, 4R, 4S, 4T, 4U, 4V, 4W, 4X, 4Y, 4Z
445Sus scrofaMutation(s): 0 
Find proteins for P02554 (Sus scrofa)
Go to UniProtKB:  P02554
Protein Feature View
  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GTP
Query on GTP

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1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 1G, 1I, 1J, 1K, 1L, 1M, 1N, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 2I, 2J, 2K, 2L, 2M, 2N, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, 3F, 3G, 3I, 3J, 3K, 3L, 3M, 3N, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4I, 4J, 4K, 4L, 4M, 4N
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GDP
Query on GDP

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1H, 1O, 1P, 1Q, 1R, 1S, 1T, 1U, 1V, 1W, 1X, 1Y, 1Z, 2H, 2O, 2P, 2Q, 2R, 2S, 2T, 2U, 2V, 2W, 2X, 2Y, 2Z, 3H, 3O, 3P, 3Q, 3R, 3S, 3T, 3U, 3V, 3W, 3X, 3Y, 3Z, 4H, 4O, 4P, 4Q, 4R, 4S, 4T, 4U, 4V, 4W, 4X, 4Y, 4Z
GUANOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O11 P2
QGWNDRXFNXRZMB-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 1G, 1I, 1J, 1K, 1L, 1M, 1N, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 2I, 2J, 2K, 2L, 2M, 2N, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, 3F, 3G, 3I, 3J, 3K, 3L, 3M, 3N, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4I, 4J, 4K, 4L, 4M, 4N
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 4.10 Å
  • Aggregation State: HELICAL ARRAY 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Science Foundation (NSF, United States)United States2016222703

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2019-05-22
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-06-05
    Changes: Data collection, Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2019-11-27
    Changes: Author supporting evidence