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Hydrolase(o-glycosyl) PDB id
Protein chain
129 a.a. *
Waters ×177
* Residue conservation analysis
PDB id:
Name: Hydrolase(o-glycosyl)
Title: Thermal stability determinants of chicken egg-white lysozyme core mutants: hydrophobicity, packing volume and conserved buried water molecules
Structure: Hen egg white lysozyme. Chain: a. Engineered: yes
Source: Gallus gallus. Chicken. Organism_taxid: 9031. Organ: egg
1.90Å     R-factor:   0.150    
Authors: D.R.Holland,P.Shih
Key ref:
P.Shih et al. (1995). Thermal stability determinants of chicken egg-white lysozyme core mutants: hydrophobicity, packing volume, and conserved buried water molecules. Protein Sci, 4, 2050-2062. PubMed id: 8535241 DOI: 10.1002/pro.5560041010
13-Sep-94     Release date:   30-Nov-94    
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Protein chain
Pfam   ArchSchema ?
P00698  (LYSC_CHICK) -  Lysozyme C
147 a.a.
129 a.a.*
Key:    PfamA domain  Secondary structure  CATH domain
* PDB and UniProt seqs differ at 2 residue positions (black crosses)

 Enzyme reactions 
   Enzyme class: E.C.  - Lysozyme.
[IntEnz]   [ExPASy]   [KEGG]   [BRENDA]
      Reaction: Hydrolysis of the 1,4-beta-linkages between N-acetyl-D-glucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid in peptidoglycan heteropolymers of the prokaryotes cell walls.
 Gene Ontology (GO) functional annotation 
  GO annot!
  Cellular component     extracellular region   2 terms 
  Biological process     metabolic process   4 terms 
  Biochemical function     catalytic activity     6 terms  


DOI no: 10.1002/pro.5560041010 Protein Sci 4:2050-2062 (1995)
PubMed id: 8535241  
Thermal stability determinants of chicken egg-white lysozyme core mutants: hydrophobicity, packing volume, and conserved buried water molecules.
P.Shih, D.R.Holland, J.F.Kirsch.
A series of 24 mutants was made in the buried core of chicken lysozyme at positions 40, 55, and 91. The midpoint temperature of thermal denaturation transition (Tm) values of these core constructs range from 60.9 to 77.3 degrees C, extending an earlier, more limited investigation on thermostability. The Tm values of variants containing conservative replacements for the wild type (WT) (Thr 40-Ile 55-Ser 91) triplet are linearly correlated with hydrophobicity (r = 0.81) and, to a lesser degree, with combined side-chain volume (r = 0.75). The X-ray structures of the S91A (1.9 A) and I55L/S91T/D101S (1.7 A) mutants are presented. The former amino acid change is found in duck and mammalian lysozymes, and the latter contains the most thermostable core triplet. A network of four conserved, buried water molecules is associated with the core. It is postulated that these water molecules significantly influence the mutational tolerance at the individual triplet positions. The pH dependence of Tm for the S91D mutant was compared with that of WT enzyme. The pKa of S91D is 1.2 units higher in the native than in the denatured state, corresponding to delta delta G298 = 1.7 kcal/mol. This is a low value for charge burial and likely reflects the moderating influence of the buried water molecules or a conformational change. Thermal and chemical denaturation and far UV CD spectroscopy were used to characterize the in vitro properties of I55T. This variant, which buries a hydroxyl group, has similar properties to those of the human amyloidogenic variant I56T.
  Selected figure(s)  
Figure 1.
Fig. 1. Ribbondrawingshowingthelocations of coreresidues 40, 55, and 91 andtheactivesiteaminoacids 35, 52, nd 101 incickenegg whitelysozyme.Thesidechains f thecoreresiduesand Asp 101 are shownasball-and-stickmodelswithcarbonatomsasgrayandhetero- atomsas blackballs.Thisfigurewasmadewiththe MOLSCRIPT pro- gram(Krulis, 1991).
Figure 4.
Fig. 4. ore region structures compar- ing the packing interactions f (A) TIT and (B) TLT/DlOlS. (The Dl01 locus is outside f the core region.) Dot spheresrepresentingthe vanderWaas surface of Thr 40-Cy2, Ile 88-Cy2, Leu 56-C62,Thr 91-Cy2, andside-chain atom of55 (Ile in A and Leu in ) are shown.Th TIT structur is from Wil sonet al. 1992), andthe TLTIDIOIS structure as determined in this study. PDB codes are IHEM and ILSM, respectively.
  The above figures are reprinted from an Open Access publication published by the Protein Society: Protein Sci (1995, 4, 2050-2062) copyright 1995.  
  Figures were selected by an automated process.  

Literature references that cite this PDB file's key reference

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Design and structural analysis of an engineered thermostable chicken lysozyme.
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