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Title: Novel hexamerization motif is discovered in a conserved cytoplasmic protein from Salmonella typhimurium.

Abstract

The cytoplasmic protein Stm3548 of unknown function obtained from a strain of Salmonella typhimurium was determined by X-ray crystallography at a resolution of 2.25 A. The asymmetric unit contains a hexamer of structurally identical monomers. The monomer is a globular domain with a long beta-hairpin protrusion that distinguishes this structure. This beta-hairpin occupies a central position in the hexamer, and its residues participate in the majority of interactions between subunits of the hexamer. We suggest that the structure of Stm3548 presents a new hexamerization motif. Because the residues participating in interdomain interactions are highly conserved among close members of protein family DUF1355 and buried solvent accessible area for the hexamer is significant, the hexamer is most likely conserved as well. A light scattering experiment confirmed the presence of hexamer in solution.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Institutes of Health (NIH); OBER Grant
OSTI Identifier:
932453
Report Number(s):
ANL/BIO/JA-61315
TRN: US200813%%57
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J. Struct. Funct. Genom.; Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; CRYSTALLOGRAPHY; LIGHT SCATTERING; MONOMERS; PROTEINS; RESIDUES; RESOLUTION; SALMONELLA TYPHIMURIUM; SOLVENTS; STRAINS

Citation Formats

Petrova, T., Cuff, M., Wu, R., Kim, Y., Holzle, D., Joachimiak, A., Biosciences Division, and Inst. of Mathematical Problems of Biology. Novel hexamerization motif is discovered in a conserved cytoplasmic protein from Salmonella typhimurium.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1007/s10969-007-9028-1.
Petrova, T., Cuff, M., Wu, R., Kim, Y., Holzle, D., Joachimiak, A., Biosciences Division, & Inst. of Mathematical Problems of Biology. Novel hexamerization motif is discovered in a conserved cytoplasmic protein from Salmonella typhimurium.. United States. doi:10.1007/s10969-007-9028-1.
Petrova, T., Cuff, M., Wu, R., Kim, Y., Holzle, D., Joachimiak, A., Biosciences Division, and Inst. of Mathematical Problems of Biology. Mon . "Novel hexamerization motif is discovered in a conserved cytoplasmic protein from Salmonella typhimurium.". United States. doi:10.1007/s10969-007-9028-1.
@article{osti_932453,
title = {Novel hexamerization motif is discovered in a conserved cytoplasmic protein from Salmonella typhimurium.},
author = {Petrova, T. and Cuff, M. and Wu, R. and Kim, Y. and Holzle, D. and Joachimiak, A. and Biosciences Division and Inst. of Mathematical Problems of Biology},
abstractNote = {The cytoplasmic protein Stm3548 of unknown function obtained from a strain of Salmonella typhimurium was determined by X-ray crystallography at a resolution of 2.25 A. The asymmetric unit contains a hexamer of structurally identical monomers. The monomer is a globular domain with a long beta-hairpin protrusion that distinguishes this structure. This beta-hairpin occupies a central position in the hexamer, and its residues participate in the majority of interactions between subunits of the hexamer. We suggest that the structure of Stm3548 presents a new hexamerization motif. Because the residues participating in interdomain interactions are highly conserved among close members of protein family DUF1355 and buried solvent accessible area for the hexamer is significant, the hexamer is most likely conserved as well. A light scattering experiment confirmed the presence of hexamer in solution.},
doi = {10.1007/s10969-007-9028-1},
journal = {J. Struct. Funct. Genom.},
number = 2007,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}