PDBe 2yvx

X-ray diffraction
3.5Å resolution

Crystal structure of magnesium transporter MgtE

Source organism: Thermus thermophilus HB8
Primary publication:
Crystal structure of the MgtE Mg2+ transporter.
Nature 448 1072-5 (2007)
PMID: 17700703

Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Magnesium transporter MgtE Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 473 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 52.49 KDa
Source organism: Thermus thermophilus HB8
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: Q5SMG8 (Residues: 1-450; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: TTHA1060
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 BL41XU
Spacegroup: C2221
Unit cell:
a: 118.314Å b: 134.897Å c: 366.252Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.294 0.294 0.341
Expression system: Escherichia coli