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TitleTectonic conformational changes of a coronavirus spike glycoprotein promote membrane fusion
DescriptorSpike glycoprotein
KeywordsVIRAL PROTEIN / Coronavirus / membrane fusion / MHV / SARS / MERS
Specimen sourceMurine coronavirus / virus / MHV-A59
MethodElectron microscopy (4.1 Å resolution / Particle / Single particle)
AuthorsWalls, A.C. / Tortorici, M.A. / Snijder, J. / Xiong, X. / Bosch, B.J. / Rey, F.A. / Veesler, D.
CitationProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2017, 114, 11157-11162

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2017, 114, 11157-11162 Yorodumi Papers
Tectonic conformational changes of a coronavirus spike glycoprotein promote membrane fusion.
Alexandra C Walls / M Alejandra Tortorici / Joost Snijder / Xiaoli Xiong / Berend-Jan Bosch / Felix A Rey / David Veesler

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DateDeposition: Sep 22, 2017 / Release: Oct 4, 2017
RevisionDateData content typeGroupCategoryItemProviderType
1.0Oct 4, 2017Structure modelrepositoryInitial release
1.1Oct 18, 2017Structure modelAuthor supporting evidencepdbx_audit_support_pdbx_audit_support.funding_organization
1.2Nov 8, 2017Structure modelDatabase referencescitation_citation.journal_abbrev / _citation.journal_volume / _citation.page_first / _citation.page_last / _citation.pdbx_database_id_PubMed / _citation.title

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Deposited unit
A: Spike glycoprotein
B: Spike glycoprotein
C: Spike glycoprotein

Theoretical massNumber of molelcules
Total (without water)198,5973

TypeNameSymmetry operationNumber
identity operation1_5551
Buried area (Å2)36930
ΔGint (kcal/M)-287
Surface area (Å2)45680


#1: Polypeptide(L)Spike glycoprotein / S glycoprotein / E2 / Peplomer protein

Mass: 66199.094 Da / Num. of mol.: 3 / Fragment: residues 718-1252 / Source: (gene. exp.) Murine coronavirus / virus / References: UniProt: P11224

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Molecular function

Biological process

Sequence detailsThe authors state that all the differences between the sequence provided and the sequence database reference are accounted for by modifications that they made to their construct: residues 1253-1254: BiP secretion signal, residues 1253-1254: linker, residues 1255-1284: GCN4 trimerization motif, residues 1285-1290: Thrombin cleavage site, residues 1291-1300: Strep-tag

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EM experimentAggregation state: PARTICLE / Reconstruction method: SINGLE PARTICLE

Sample preparation

ComponentName: Mouse hepatitis virus spike glycoprotein (S2 subunit) in the postfusion conformation
Type: COMPLEX / Entity ID: 1 / Source: RECOMBINANT
Molecular weightValue: 0.18 deg. / Units: MEGADALTONS / Experimental value: NO
Source (natural)Organism: Murine hepatitis virus
Source (recombinant)Organism: Drosophila melanogaster
Buffer solutionpH: 7.5
SpecimenEmbedding applied: NO / Shadowing applied: NO / Staining applied: NO / Vitrification applied: YES
Specimen supportGrid material: COPPER / Grid mesh size: 400 / Grid type: Protochips C-flat
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: 60 e/Å2 / Detector mode: COUNTING / Film or detector model: GATAN K2 SUMMIT (4k x 4k)


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IDNameVersionCategoryImaging IDImage processing IDFitting ID
SymmetryPoint symmetry: C3
3D reconstructionResolution: 4.1 Å / Resolution method: FSC 0.143 CUT-OFF / Number of particles: 106000 / Symmetry type: POINT
Atomic model buildingRef protocol: AB INITIO MODEL / Ref space: REAL

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