PDBe 2vd9

X-ray diffraction
2.1Å resolution

The crystal structure of alanine racemase from Bacillus anthracis (BA0252) with bound L-Ala-P


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

1 modified residue:

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE BM14
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 59.692Å b: 96.504Å c: 140.66Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.19 0.188 0.239
Expression system: Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)