PDBe 2dy3

X-ray diffraction
2.1Å resolution

Crystal Structure of alanine racemase from Corynebacterium glutamicum

Source organism: Corynebacterium glutamicum
Entry authors: Miyaguchi I, Sasaki C, Kato R, Oikawa T, Sugio S

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
L-alanine = D-alanine. 
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Alanine racemase Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 361 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 39.22 KDa
Source organism: Corynebacterium glutamicum
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
  • Canonical: Q8RSU9 (Residues: 1-361; Coverage: 100%)
Gene names: Cgl0588, alr, cg0681
Sequence domains:
Structure domains:

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: SPRING-8 BEAMLINE BL24XU
Spacegroup: P21
Unit cell:
a: 78.384Å b: 113.612Å c: 88.096Å
α: 90° β: 94.73° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.227 0.227 0.269
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)