Structure of the Thermus thermophilus 30S ribosomal subunit in the presence of crystallographically disordered codon and near-cognate transfer RNA anticodon stem-loop mismatched at the second codon position

X-RAY DIFFRACTION Experimental Data & Validation

X-ray Experimental Help


Crystalization Experiments
Method Vapor Diffusion Hanging Drop
pH 6.5
Temperature 277.0
Details MPD, NH4Cl, KCl, CaCl2, magnesium acetate, potassium-MES, sodium cacodylate, PH 6.5, VAPOR DIFFUSION, HANGING DROP AT 277K

Crystal Data

Unit Cell
Length (Å) Angle (°)
a = 402.84 α = 90
b = 402.84 β = 90
c = 174.27 γ = 90
Space Group P 41 21 2


Diffraction Experiment
ID # Data Collection Temperature
1 90
Diffraction Detector
Detector Diffraction Type Details Collection Date
CCD ADSC QUANTUM 4 -- 2001-06-24
Diffraction Radiation
Monochromator Protocol
Diffraction Detector Source
Source Type Wavelength List Synchrotron Site Beamline

Data Collection

Resolution (High) Resolution (Low) Percent Possible (Observed) R Merge I (Observed) R Sym I (Observed) Net I Over Average Sigma (I) Redundancy Number Reflections (All) Number Reflections (Observed) Observed Criterion Sigma (F) Observed Criterion Sigma (I) B (Isotropic) From Wilson Plot
3.64 141.42 94.2 -- 0.137 -- 3.2 -- 150852 -- -- 77.44
High Resolution Shell
Resolution (High) Resolution (Low) Percent Possible (All) R Merge I (Observed) R-Sym I (Observed) Mean I Over Sigma (Observed) Redundancy Number Unique Reflections (All)
3.64 3.78 88.8 -- 0.509 1.9 2.8 --


Structure Solution Method Refinement High Resolution Refinement Low Resolution Cut-off Sigma (I) Cut-off Sigma (F) Number of Reflections (All) Number of Reflections (Observed) Number of Reflections (R-Free) Percent Reflections (Observed) R-Factor (All) R-Factor (Observed) R-Work R-Free R-Free Selection Details
DIFFERENCE FOURIER 3.65 141.42 -- -- -- 142040 7046 92.6 -- 0.261 0.26 0.324 RANDOM
High Resolution Shell
Refinement method Shell Resolution (High) Shell Resolution (Low) # of Reflections (Observed) # of Reflections (R-Free) # of Reflections (R-Work) R-Factor (R-Work) R-Factor (R-Free) R-Factor (R-Free Error) Percent Reflections (Observed)
X Ray Diffraction 3.65 3.78 -- 637 11429 0.2876 0.3211 -- 77.26
Temperature Factor Modeling
Temperature Factor Value
Mean Isotropic B 86.97
RMS Deviations
Key Refinement Restraint Deviation
c_improper_angle_d 1.57
c_dihedral_angle_d 28.6
c_angle_deg 1.32
c_bond_d 0.008
Coordinate Error
Parameter Value
Luzzati ESD (Observed) 0.5
Luzzati Sigma A (Observed) 0.71
Luzzati Resolution Cutoff (Low) 5.0
Luzzati ESD (R-Free Set) 0.66
Luzzati Sigma A (R-Free Set) 0.81
Number of Non-Hydrogen Atoms Used in Refinement
Non-Hydrogen Atoms Numbers
Protein Atoms 19170
Nucleic Acid Atoms 32508
Heterogen Atoms 2
Solvent Atoms 0


Software Name Purpose
DENZO data reduction
SCALEPACK data scaling
CNS refinement
CNS phasing