PDBsum entry 1qg8

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Transferase PDB id
Protein chain
238 a.a. *
_MG ×2
Waters ×396
* Residue conservation analysis
PDB id:
Name: Transferase
Title: Native (magnesium-containing) spsa from bacillus subtilis
Structure: Protein (spore coat polysaccharide biosynthesis p spsa). Chain: a. Engineered: yes. Other_details: glycerol magnesium
Source: Bacillus subtilis. Organism_taxid: 1423. Gene: spsa. Expressed in: escherichia coli bl21. Expression_system_taxid: 511693.
1.50Å     R-factor:   0.160     R-free:   0.210
Authors: S.J.Charnock
Key ref:
S.J.Charnock and G.J.Davies (1999). Structure of the nucleotide-diphospho-sugar transferase, SpsA from Bacillus subtilis, in native and nucleotide-complexed forms. Biochemistry, 38, 6380-6385. PubMed id: 10350455 DOI: 10.1021/bi990270y
21-Apr-99     Release date:   21-Apr-00    
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Protein chain
Pfam   ArchSchema ?
P39621  (SPSA_BACSU) -  Spore coat polysaccharide biosynthesis protein SpsA
256 a.a.
238 a.a.
Key:    PfamA domain  Secondary structure  CATH domain

 Gene Ontology (GO) functional annotation 
  GO annot!
  Biological process     metabolic process   1 term 
  Biochemical function     transferase activity     2 terms  


DOI no: 10.1021/bi990270y Biochemistry 38:6380-6385 (1999)
PubMed id: 10350455  
Structure of the nucleotide-diphospho-sugar transferase, SpsA from Bacillus subtilis, in native and nucleotide-complexed forms.
S.J.Charnock, G.J.Davies.
The enzymatic formation of glycosidic bonds may be catalyzed by the transfer of the glycosyl moiety from an activated nucleotide-diphospho-sugar donor to a specific acceptor. SpsA is a glycosyltransferase implicated in the synthesis of the spore coat of Bacillus subtilis, whose homologues include cellulose synthase and many lipopolysaccharide and bacterial O-antigen synthases. The three-dimensional crystal structure of SpsA has been determined by conventional MIR techniques at a resolution of 1.5 A. It is a two-domain protein with a nucleotide-binding domain together with an acceptor binding domain which features a disordered loop spanning the active site. The structures of SpsA in complex with both Mg-UDP and Mn-UDP have also been determined at 2.0 and 1.7 A, respectively. These complexes, together with the sequence conservation, begin to shed light on the mechanism of this ubiquitous family of inverting glycosyltransferases.

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PDB code: 1e5k
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PDB codes: 1fo8 1fo9 1foa
11118200 W.Blankenfeldt, M.Asuncion, J.S.Lam, and J.H.Naismith (2000).
The structural basis of the catalytic mechanism and regulation of glucose-1-phosphate thymidylyltransferase (RmlA).
  EMBO J, 19, 6652-6663.
PDB codes: 1fxo 1fzw 1g0r 1g1l 1g23 1g2v 1g3l
10608830 B.Lougheed, H.D.Ly, W.W.Wakarchuk, and S.G.Withers (1999).
Glycosyl fluorides can function as substrates for nucleotide phosphosugar-dependent glycosyltransferases.
  J Biol Chem, 274, 37717-37722.  
10508766 C.Breton, and A.Imberty (1999).
Structure/function studies of glycosyltransferases.
  Curr Opin Struct Biol, 9, 563-571.  
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