4dgb

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4dgb, resolution 1.70Å ()
Gene: TRIMCyp (Macaca mulatta)
Activity: Peptidylprolyl isomerase, with EC number 5.2.1.8
Related: 4dga, 4dgc, 4dgd, 4dge


Resources: FirstGlance, OCA, PDBsum, RCSB
Coordinates: save as pdb, mmCIF, xml



TRIMCyp cyclophilin domain from Macaca mulatta: HIV-2 CA cyclophilin-binding loop complex

Publication Abstract from PubMed

Rhesus macaque TRIMCyp (RhTC) is a potent primate antiviral host protein that inhibits the replication of diverse HIV viruses. Here we show that it has acquired the ability to target multiple viruses by evolving an active site that interconverts between multiple conformations. Mutations that have relieved active site constraints allow RhTC to dynamically sample conformational space, including radically different conformers that target both HIV-1 and HIV-2 viruses. Introduction of a reversible constraint into RhTC allows specificity to be switched between a single conformation specific for HIV-1 and a dynamic ensemble that targets multiple viruses. These results show that conformational diversity can be used to expand the target diversity of innate immune receptors by supplementing their limited genetic variability with variability in protein structure.

Diverse HIV viruses are targeted by a conformationally dynamic antiviral., Caines ME, Bichel K, Price AJ, McEwan WA, Towers GJ, Willett BJ, Freund SM, James LC, Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012 Mar 11. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2253. PMID:22407016

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

About this Structure

4dgb is a 2 chain structure with sequence from Macaca mulatta. Full crystallographic information is available from OCA.

Reference

  • Caines ME, Bichel K, Price AJ, McEwan WA, Towers GJ, Willett BJ, Freund SM, James LC. Diverse HIV viruses are targeted by a conformationally dynamic antiviral. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012 Mar 11. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2253. PMID:22407016 doi:10.1038/nsmb.2253

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