2Y43

Rad18 ubiquitin ligase RING domain structure


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.223 
  • R-Value Work: 0.175 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.177 

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Literature

Symmetry and Asymmetry of the Ring-Ring Dimer of Rad18.

Huang, A.Hibbert, R.G.De Jong, R.N.Das, D.Sixma, T.K.Boelens, R.

(2011) J Mol Biol 410: 424

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2011.04.051
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2Y43, 2Y4W

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The human ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme Rad6 (E2), with ubiquitin ligase enzyme Rad18 (RING E3), monoubiquitinates proliferating cell nuclear antigen at stalled replication forks in DNA translesion synthesis. Here, we determine the structure of the homodimeric Rad18 RING domains by X-ray crystallography and classify it to RING-RING dimers that dimerize through helices adjacent to the RING domains and through the canonical RING domains ...

    The human ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme Rad6 (E2), with ubiquitin ligase enzyme Rad18 (RING E3), monoubiquitinates proliferating cell nuclear antigen at stalled replication forks in DNA translesion synthesis. Here, we determine the structure of the homodimeric Rad18 RING domains by X-ray crystallography and classify it to RING-RING dimers that dimerize through helices adjacent to the RING domains and through the canonical RING domains. Using NMR spectroscopy and site-directed mutagenesis, we demonstrate that the Rad6b binding site, for the Rad18 RING domain, strongly resembles that of other E2/E3 RING/U-box complexes. We show that the homodimeric Rad18 RING domain can recruit two Rad6b E2 enzymes, whereas the full-length Rad18 homodimer binds only to a single Rad6b molecule. Such asymmetry is a common feature of RING-RING heterodimers and has been observed for the CHIP U-box homodimer. We propose that asymmetry may be a common feature of dimeric RING E3 ligases.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of NMR Spectroscopy, Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
E3 UBIQUITIN-PROTEIN LIGASE RAD18 AB99Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RAD18RNF73
EC: 6.3.2 (PDB Primary Data), 2.3.2.27 (UniProt)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9NS91
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PHAROS:  Q9NS91
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.223 
  • R-Value Work: 0.175 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.177 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 104.646α = 90
b = 29.357β = 125.05
c = 69.736γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
XDSdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
SHELXphasing
PHASERphasing
REFMACrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2011-05-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-06-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance