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Solution structure of hnRNP G RRM in complex with the RNA 5'-AUCAAA-3'


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Characterization of the RNA recognition mode of hnRNP G extends its role in SMN2 splicing regulation.

Moursy, A.Allain, F.H.Clery, A.

(2014) Nucleic Acids Res 42: 6659-6672

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku244
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
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  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Regulation of SMN2 exon 7 splicing is crucial for the production of active SMN protein and the survival of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) patients. One of the most efficient activators of exon 7 inclusion is hnRNP G, which is recruited to the exon by Tra2-β1 ...

    Regulation of SMN2 exon 7 splicing is crucial for the production of active SMN protein and the survival of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) patients. One of the most efficient activators of exon 7 inclusion is hnRNP G, which is recruited to the exon by Tra2-β1. We report that in addition to the C-terminal region of hnRNP G, the RNA Recognition Motif (RRM) and the middle part of the protein containing the Arg-Gly-Gly (RGG) box are important for this function. To better understand the mode of action of hnRNP G in this context we determined the structure of its RRM bound to an SMN2 derived RNA. The RRM interacts with a 5'-AAN-3' motif and specifically recognizes the two consecutive adenines. By testing the effect of mutations in hnRNP G RRM and in its putative binding sites on the splicing of SMN2 exon 7, we show that it specifically binds to exon 7. This interaction is required for hnRNP G splicing activity and we propose its recruitment to a polyA tract located upstream of the Tra2-β1 binding site. Finally, our data suggest that hnRNP G plays a major role in the recruitment of the Tra2-β1/hnRNP G/SRSF9 trimeric complex to SMN2 exon 7.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), 8093 Zürich, Switzerland aclery@mol.biol.ethz.ch.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
RNA-binding motif protein, X chromosome B95Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RBMXHNRPGRBMXP1
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PHAROS:  P38159
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  • Entity ID: 2
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    RNA_(5'-R(*AP*UP*CP*AP*AP*A)-3')A6N/A
    Experimental Data & Validation

    Experimental Data

    • Method: SOLUTION NMR
    • Conformers Calculated: 50 
    • Conformers Submitted: 20 
    • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
    • OLDERADO: 2MB0 Olderado

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    Entry History 

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    Revision History  (Full details and data files)

    • Version 1.0: 2014-04-09
      Type: Initial release
    • Version 1.1: 2014-05-14
      Changes: Database references
    • Version 1.2: 2014-06-25
      Changes: Database references