|Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics (2011) 12:27-32|
|Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium|
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The conserved Lipoprotein-17 domain of membrane-associated protein Q9PRA0_UREPA from Ureaplasma parvum was selected for structure determination by the Northeast Structural Genomics Consortium, as part of the Protein Structure Initiative's program on structure-function analysis of protein domains from large domain sequence families lacking structural representatives. ...
The 100-residue Lipoprotein-17 domain is a "domain of unknown function" (DUF) that is a member of Pfam protein family PF04200, a large domain family for which no members have characterized biochemical functions. The three-dimensional structure of the Lipoprotein-17 domain of protein Q9PRA0_UREPA was determined by both solution NMR and by X-ray crystallography at 2.5 Å. The two structures are in good agreement with each other. The domain structure features three α-helices, α1 through α3, and five β-strands. Strands β1/β2, β3/β4, β4/β5 are anti-parallel to each other. Strands β1and β2 are orthogonal to strands β3, β4, β5, while helix α3 is formed between the strands β3 and β4. One-turn helix α2 is formed between the strands β1 and β2, while helix α1 occurs in the N-terminal polypeptide segment. Searches of the Protein Data Bank do not identify any other protein with significant structural similarity to Lipoprotein-17 domain of Q9PRA0_UREPA, indicating that it is a novel protein fold.
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|Crystallography, X-Ray Models, Molecular Protein Structure, Tertiary Molecular Sequence Data Protein Conformation Protein Folding Amino Acid Sequence Membrane Proteins Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Biomolecular Ureaplasma Lipoproteins Mycoplasma Solutions |
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