Trench-shaped binding sites promote multiple classes of interactions between collagen and the adherence receptors, α1β1 integrin and Staphylococcus aureus Cna MSCRAMM

Rebecca L. Rich, Champion C S Deivanayagam, Rick T. Owens, Michael Carson, Agneta Höök, Dwight Moore, Vivian W C Yang, Sthanam V L Narayana, Magnus Höök

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章同行評審

81 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)


Most mammalian cells and some pathogenic bacteria are capable of adhering to collagenous substrates in processes mediated by specific cell surface adherence molecules. Crystal structures of collagen-binding regions of the human integrin α2β1 and a Staphylococcus aureus adhesin reveal a 'trench' on the surface of both of these proteins. This trench can accommodate a collagen triple-helical structure and presumably represents the ligand-binding site (Emsley, J., King, S. L., Bergelson, J. M., and Liddington, R. C. (1997) J. Biol. Chem. 272, 28512-28517; Symersky, J., Patti, J. M., Carson, M., House-Pompeo, K., Teale, M., Moore, D., Jin, L., Schneider, A., DeLucas, L. J., Hook, M., and Narayana, S. V. L. (1997) Nat. Struct. Biol. 4, 833-838). We report here the crystal structure of the α subunit I domain from the α1β1 integrin. This collagen-binding protein also contains a trench on one face in which the collagen triple helix may be docked. Furthermore, we compare the collagen-binding mechanisms of the human α1 integrin I domain and the A domain from the S. aureus collagen adhesin, Cna. Although the S. aureus and human proteins have unrelated amino acid sequences, secondary structure composition, and cation requirements for effective ligand binding, both proteins bind at multiple sites within one collagen molecule, with the sites in collagen varying in their affinity for the adherence molecule. We propose that (i) these evolutionarily dissimilar adherence proteins recognize collagen via similar mechanisms, (ii) the multisite, multiclass protein/ligand interactions observed in these two systems result from a binding-site trench, and (iii) this unusual binding mechanism may be thematic for proteins binding extended, rigid ligands that contain repeating structural motifs.
頁(從 - 到)24906-24913
期刊Journal of Biological Chemistry
出版狀態已發佈 - 八月 27 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 生物化學


深入研究「Trench-shaped binding sites promote multiple classes of interactions between collagen and the adherence receptors, α<sub>1</sub>β<sub>1</sub> integrin and Staphylococcus aureus Cna MSCRAMM」主題。共同形成了獨特的指紋。