PDBe 2vd8

X-ray diffraction
1.47Å resolution

The crystal structure of alanine racemase from Bacillus anthracis (BA0252)


Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Alanine racemase Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 391 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 44.35 KDa
Source organism: Bacillus anthracis str. Ames
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)
  • Canonical: Q81VF6 (Residues: 1-389; Coverage: 100%)
Gene names: GBAA_0252, dal1
Sequence domains:
Structure domains:

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:

1 modified residue:

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE BM14
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 57.552Å b: 88.365Å c: 138.968Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.169 0.168 0.199
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)