X-ray diffraction
2.5Å resolution

Crystal Structure of Ectoine Synthase from P. lautus


Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
N(4)-acetyl-L-2,4-diaminobutanoate = L-ectoine + H(2)O
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
L-ectoine synthase Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 138 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 15.72 KDa
Source organism: Paenibacillus lautus
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: A0A2A5LBI6 (Residues: 1-130; Coverage: 100%)
Gene names: CPZ30_26655, ectC
Sequence domains: Ectoine synthase

Ligands and Environments

2 bound ligands:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE ID23-1
Spacegroup: P3121
Unit cell:
a: 71.418Å b: 71.418Å c: 68.838Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R R work R free
0.191 0.185 0.24
Expression system: Escherichia coli