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Internal pseudo-                       symmetry in proteins                       Andreas Prlić, Spencer E Bliven, Peter R...
source: www.rcsb.orgSunday, July 15, 12
Biol. Assemblies in PDB                            1 Bio.      parts of a Bio.        multiple Bio.   One asym     unit   ...
Biol. Assemb. & Disease                                                                                             SNP:rs...
Symmetry in                      Quaternary Structure                       Cn:	  cyclic	  groups,	  n	  =	  1,	  …   Dn:	...
It’s (pseudo-) symmetry                       all over the place   Biol Assembly                    Intra Chain           ...
Sunday, July 15, 12
• How does this relate to protein function?Sunday, July 15, 12
CE-Symm        • new variation of CE that can        detect intra-chain pseudyo-        symmetries and structural        r...
N           How does         CE-Symm work                        N           Variation of standard structure              ...
Census of internal                          pseudo-symmetry                      • ~ 20% of all protein domains have intra...
•Symmetry around active sites     3HDP - Glyoxalase I        •Function along symmetry        1KPK - Chloride channel      ...
•Duplication of active sites as a                1XKR - Chemotaxis protein   results of internal duplications             ...
• What can we do if we know about internal                        pseudo-symmetry?                      • Take it for a da...
Example: 3HDP - Glyoxalase-ISunday, July 15, 12
Glyoxalase I        • Many metal binding proteins        have this motif                                                  ...
A distant Glyoxalase I relative... GTP binding regulator                            jFATCAT structure alignment of 1VR8.A ...
•Protein with novel fold.         •Can use symmetry                        2F9H - PTSIIA/GutA-like         to infer conser...
2F9H - PTSIIA/GutA-like                           21% ID in                      structure alignmentSunday, July 15, 12
green ...                                                   blue ... symmetric motif                      Would be nice to...
Hypothesis                      • Hypothesis: pseudo-symmetries are often                        related to function      ...
Implications for                             Classification                      • Our current approaches for protein      ...
Conclusion                      • 80% of all proteins that can form Bio.                        Assemblies have symmetry  ...
Acknowledgments                      •   Spencer E Bliven,                      •   Peter Rose,                      •   P...
Bonus slideMany propellers have   high sequence similarity in their       bladesSunday, July 15, 12
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On Symmetry and Pseudo-symmetry in proteins Ismb lbr06 prlic

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On Symmetry and Pseudo-symmetry in proteins Ismb lbr06 prlic

  1. 1. Internal pseudo- symmetry in proteins Andreas Prlić, Spencer E Bliven, Peter Rose, Philippe Youkharibache, Douglas Myers-Turnbull, Phil E BourneSunday, July 15, 12
  2. 2. source: www.rcsb.orgSunday, July 15, 12
  3. 3. Biol. Assemblies in PDB 1 Bio. parts of a Bio. multiple Bio. One asym unit 2hhb 1hho 1h4v • Bio. Assembly assigned by • Author • calculation (PQS, PISA* and curation) * E. Krissinel and K. Henrick, J. Mol. Biol. 2007Sunday, July 15, 12
  4. 4. Biol. Assemb. & Disease SNP:rs28940893 causes Metachromatic leukodystrophy (lysosomal storage disorder) asym unit ... the exchange of leucine for proline at position 426 increases the susceptibility of arylsulfatase A to lysosomal cysteine proteinases and results in a severe reduction in the half-life of the mutant polypeptides Polten A, Fluharty AL, Fluharty CB, Kappler J, von Figura K, Gieselmann V. N Engl J Med. 1991 Jan 3;324(1):18-22. Lukatela G, Krauss N, Theis K, Selmer T, Gieselmann V, von Figura K, Saenger W. Biochemistry. 1998 Mar 17;37(11):3654-64. same structure, but can’t form octamer 1E33 P->L arylsulfatase A -1AUKSunday, July 15, 12
  5. 5. Symmetry in Quaternary Structure Cn:  cyclic  groups,  n  =  1,  … Dn:  dihedral  groups,  n  =  2,  … Helical,  n  =  ∞ 2XQT:  C15 1A6D:  D4 1CGM: AU  pentamer AU:  heterodimer AU  monomer BA  15-­‐mer BA  8-­‐mer ~80% of all B.A. have symmetry T:  tetrahedral,  n  =  12 O:  octahedral,  n  =  24 I:  icosahedral,  n  =  60 1J2Y:  T 1EAB:  O 1A34:  I AU  monomer AU  monomer AU  monomer BA  12-­‐mer BA  24-­‐mer BA  60-­‐merSunday, July 15, 12
  6. 6. It’s (pseudo-) symmetry all over the place Biol Assembly Intra Chain RNA peptidyltransferase center Rezacova et al Proteins 2007 Belousoff et al Biochem Soc. Transact. 2010 2OGG - trehalose repressor (TreR) effector binding domainSunday, July 15, 12
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  8. 8. • How does this relate to protein function?Sunday, July 15, 12
  9. 9. CE-Symm • new variation of CE that can detect intra-chain pseudyo- symmetries and structural repeats PDB ID 3DDV- Transcriptional regulator (GntR family) try it out: http://source.rcsb.orgSunday, July 15, 12
  10. 10. N How does CE-Symm work N Variation of standard structure alignment algorithm Allows detection of Circular Permutations by duplication and truncation of atoms N Mask main diagonal of distance matrixSunday, July 15, 12
  11. 11. Census of internal pseudo-symmetry • ~ 20% of all protein domains have intra- chain pseudo-symmetrySunday, July 15, 12
  12. 12. •Symmetry around active sites 3HDP - Glyoxalase I •Function along symmetry 1KPK - Chloride channel interfacesSunday, July 15, 12
  13. 13. •Duplication of active sites as a 1XKR - Chemotaxis protein results of internal duplications CheC •Multiple levels of symmetry 2AAY -EPSP synthetaseSunday, July 15, 12
  14. 14. • What can we do if we know about internal pseudo-symmetry? • Take it for a database search • Look at the functionSunday, July 15, 12
  15. 15. Example: 3HDP - Glyoxalase-ISunday, July 15, 12
  16. 16. Glyoxalase I • Many metal binding proteins have this motif PDB ID 1F9Z- BOUND GLYOXALASE I FROM ESCHERICHIA COLI Molly Min He et. all 2000Sunday, July 15, 12
  17. 17. A distant Glyoxalase I relative... GTP binding regulator jFATCAT structure alignment of 1VR8.A and 3HDP.A alignment requires 1 twist. There is a central topology-swapped strand.Sunday, July 15, 12
  18. 18. •Protein with novel fold. •Can use symmetry 2F9H - PTSIIA/GutA-like to infer conserved •sequence motif 21% ID in CE-symm alignmentSunday, July 15, 12
  19. 19. 2F9H - PTSIIA/GutA-like 21% ID in structure alignmentSunday, July 15, 12
  20. 20. green ... blue ... symmetric motif Would be nice to take it into the lab and look at the function a bit more...Sunday, July 15, 12
  21. 21. Hypothesis • Hypothesis: pseudo-symmetries are often related to function • Knowledge of pseudo-symmetry also gives clues about evolutionary processesSunday, July 15, 12
  22. 22. Implications for Classification • Our current approaches for protein structure classification can’t describe remote relationships on sub-domain levelSunday, July 15, 12
  23. 23. Conclusion • 80% of all proteins that can form Bio. Assemblies have symmetry • 20% of all domains have intra-chain pseudo symmetry • Can be linked to function • => Valuable to look at intra-chain symmetries for new proteins try out CE-Sym : http://source.rcsb.orgSunday, July 15, 12
  24. 24. Acknowledgments • Spencer E Bliven, • Peter Rose, • Philippe Youkharibache, • Douglas Myers-Turnbull, • Phil E BourneSunday, July 15, 12
  25. 25. Bonus slideMany propellers have high sequence similarity in their bladesSunday, July 15, 12

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