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Database: PDB / ID: 5x5c
TitlePrefusion structure of MERS-CoV spike glycoprotein, conformation 1
DescriptorS protein
KeywordsVIRAL PROTEIN / MERS-CoV / spike glycoprotein / prefusion / single particle
Specimen sourceMiddle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus / virus
MethodElectron microscopy (4.1 Å resolution / Particle / Single particle)
AuthorsYuan, Y. / Cao, D. / Zhang, Y. / Ma, J. / Qi, J. / Wang, Q. / Lu, G. / Wu, Y. / Yan, J. / Shi, Y. / Zhang, X. / Gao, G.F.
CitationNat Commun, 2017, 8, 15092-15092

Nat Commun, 2017, 8, 15092-15092 StrPapers
Cryo-EM structures of MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV spike glycoproteins reveal the dynamic receptor binding domains.
Yuan Yuan / Duanfang Cao / Yanfang Zhang / Jun Ma / Jianxun Qi / Qihui Wang / Guangwen Lu / Ying Wu / Jinghua Yan / Yi Shi / Xinzheng Zhang / George F Gao

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DateDeposition: Feb 15, 2017 / Release: May 3, 2017
RevisionDateData content typeGroupProviderType
1.0May 3, 2017Structure modelrepositoryInitial release
1.1May 24, 2017Structure modelRefinement description

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Deposited unit
A: S protein
B: S protein
C: S protein

Theoretical massNumber of molelcules
Total (without water)437,5693

TypeNameSymmetry operationNumber
identity operation1_5551
Buried area (Å2)27530
ΔGint (kcal/M)-105
Surface area (Å2)138520


#1: Polypeptide(L)S protein / Spike glycoprotein / Spike protein

Mass: 145856.203 Da / Num. of mol.: 3 / Fragment: UNP residues 18-1294 / Mutation: R751S,R1020Q
Source: (gene. exp.) Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus / virus
References: UniProt: W6A028

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EM experimentAggregation state: PARTICLE / Reconstruction method: SINGLE PARTICLE

Sample preparation

ComponentName: MERS-CoV spike trimer / Type: COMPLEX / Entity ID: 1 / Source: RECOMBINANT
Source (natural)Organism: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
Source (recombinant)Organism: Spodoptera frugiperda
Buffer solutionpH: 7.5
SpecimenEmbedding applied: NO / Shadowing applied: NO / Staining applied: NO / Vitrification applied: YES
VitrificationCryogen name: ETHANE

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Experimental equipment
Model: Titan Krios / Image courtesy: FEI Company
MicroscopyMicroscope model: FEI TITAN KRIOS
Electron gunElectron source: FIELD EMISSION GUN / Accelerating voltage: 300 kV / Illumination mode: FLOOD BEAM
Electron lensMode: BRIGHT FIELD
Image recordingElectron dose: 8 e/Å2 / Film or detector model: GATAN K2 SUMMIT (4k x 4k)


3D reconstructionResolution: 4.1 Å / Resolution method: FSC 0.143 CUT-OFF / Number of particles: 60000 / Symmetry type: POINT

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