X-ray diffraction
2.25Å resolution

crystal structure of chorismate synthase


Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
5-O-(1-carboxyvinyl)-3-phosphoshikimate = chorismate + phosphate
Biochemical function:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo tetramer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Chorismate synthase Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 365 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 40.15 KDa
Source organism: Helicobacter pylori
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: P56122 (Residues: 1-365; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: aroC
Sequence domains: Chorismate synthase
Structure domains: Chorismate synthase AroC

Ligands and Environments

No bound ligands
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: PAL/PLS BEAMLINE 6B
Spacegroup: I4
Unit cell:
a: 146.478Å b: 146.478Å c: 132.064Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.202 0.202 0.248
Expression system: Escherichia coli