4LGL

Crystal Structure of Glycine Decarboxylase P-protein from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, apo form


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.192 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.162 

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Literature

Structure of the Homodimeric Glycine Decarboxylase P-protein from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 Suggests a Mechanism for Redox Regulation.

Hasse, D.Andersson, E.Carlsson, G.Masloboy, A.Hagemann, M.Bauwe, H.Andersson, I.

(2013) J Biol Chem 288: 35333-35345

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.509976
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Glycine decarboxylase, or P-protein, is a pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP)-dependent enzyme in one-carbon metabolism of all organisms, in the glycine and serine catabolism of vertebrates, and in the photorespiratory pathway of oxygenic phototrophs. P-pro ...

    Glycine decarboxylase, or P-protein, is a pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP)-dependent enzyme in one-carbon metabolism of all organisms, in the glycine and serine catabolism of vertebrates, and in the photorespiratory pathway of oxygenic phototrophs. P-protein from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is an α2 homodimer with high homology to eukaryotic P-proteins. The crystal structure of the apoenzyme shows the C terminus locked in a closed conformation by a disulfide bond between Cys(972) in the C terminus and Cys(353) located in the active site. The presence of the disulfide bridge isolates the active site from solvent and hinders the binding of PLP and glycine in the active site. Variants produced by substitution of Cys(972) and Cys(353) by Ser using site-directed mutagenesis have distinctly lower specific activities, supporting the crucial role of these highly conserved redox-sensitive amino acid residues for P-protein activity. Reduction of the 353-972 disulfide releases the C terminus and allows access to the active site. PLP and the substrate glycine bind in the active site of this reduced enzyme and appear to cause further conformational changes involving a flexible surface loop. The observation of the disulfide bond that acts to stabilize the closed form suggests a molecular mechanism for the redox-dependent activation of glycine decarboxylase observed earlier.


    Related Citations: 
    • Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analyses of the homodimeric glycine decarboxylase (P-protein) from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
      Hasse, D., Hagemann, M., Andersson, I., Bauwe, H.
      (2010) Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 66: 187

    Organizational Affiliation

    From the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, S-751 24 Uppsala, Sweden.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Glycine dehydrogenase [decarboxylating]A, B983Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 substr. KazusaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: gcvPslr0293
EC: 1.4.4.2
Find proteins for P74416 (Synechocystis sp. (strain PCC 6803 / Kazusa))
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Go to UniProtKB:  P74416
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
TRS
Query on TRS

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A, B
2-AMINO-2-HYDROXYMETHYL-PROPANE-1,3-DIOL
C4 H12 N O3
LENZDBCJOHFCAS-UHFFFAOYSA-O
 Ligand Interaction
CL
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A, B
CHLORIDE ION
Cl
VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
CME
Query on CME
A,BL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O3 S2CYS
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.192 
  • R-Value Work: 0.161 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.162 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 96.299α = 90
b = 135.814β = 90
c = 179.08γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2013-10-16
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-10-30
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2013-12-25
    Changes: Database references