|1sqs, resolution 1.50Å ()|
|Gene:||SP1951 (Streptococcus pneumoniae)|
X-Ray Crystal Structure Protein SP1951 of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium Target SpR27.
Structural genomics efforts have produced structural information, either directly or by modeling, for thousands of proteins over the past few years. While many of these proteins have known functions, a large percentage of them have not been characterized at the functional level. The structural information has provided valuable functional insights on some of these proteins, through careful structural analyses, serendipity, and structure-guided functional screening. Some of the success stories based on structures solved at the Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium (NESG) are reported here. These include a novel methyl salicylate esterase with important role in plant innate immunity, a novel RNA methyltransferase (H. influenzae yggJ (HI0303)), a novel spermidine/spermine N-acetyltransferase (B. subtilis PaiA), a novel methyltransferase or AdoMet binding protein (A. fulgidus AF_0241), an ATP:cob(I)alamin adenosyltransferase (B. subtilis YvqK), a novel carboxysome pore (E. coli EutN), a proline racemase homolog with a disrupted active site (B. melitensis BME11586), an FMN-dependent enzyme (S. pneumoniae SP_1951), and a 12-stranded beta-barrel with a novel fold (V. parahaemolyticus VPA1032).
Functional insights from structural genomics., Forouhar F, Kuzin A, Seetharaman J, Lee I, Zhou W, Abashidze M, Chen Y, Yong W, Janjua H, Fang Y, Wang D, Cunningham K, Xiao R, Acton TB, Pichersky E, Klessig DF, Porter CW, Montelione GT, Tong L, J Struct Funct Genomics. 2007 Sep;8(2-3):37-44. Epub 2007 Jun 23. PMID:17588214
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About this Structure
- Forouhar F, Kuzin A, Seetharaman J, Lee I, Zhou W, Abashidze M, Chen Y, Yong W, Janjua H, Fang Y, Wang D, Cunningham K, Xiao R, Acton TB, Pichersky E, Klessig DF, Porter CW, Montelione GT, Tong L. Functional insights from structural genomics. J Struct Funct Genomics. 2007 Sep;8(2-3):37-44. Epub 2007 Jun 23. PMID:17588214 doi:10.1007/s10969-007-9018-3