X-ray diffraction
1.99Å resolution

Crystal Structure of the Glutamate Racemase from Bacillus anthracis


Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
L-glutamate = D-glutamate
Biochemical function:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assemblies composition:
homo dimer (preferred)
homo tetramer
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Glutamate racemase Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 267 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 29.68 KDa
Source organism: Bacillus anthracis
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: A0A6L8PKK6 (Residues: 2-268; Coverage: 99%)
Gene names: GBAA_4717, murI, racE2
Sequence domains: Asp/Glu/Hydantoin racemase
Structure domains: Rossmann fold

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 22-ID
Spacegroup: P21
Unit cell:
a: 56.346Å b: 90.518Å c: 116.799Å
α: 90° β: 100.021° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.203 0.203 0.241
Expression system: Escherichia coli