4HTO

Crystal structure of the DBD domain of human DNA ligase IV Apo form


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.81 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.259 
  • R-Value Work: 0.207 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.210 

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Literature

Structural Basis of DNA Ligase IV-Artemis Interaction in Nonhomologous End-Joining.

De Ioannes, P.Malu, S.Cortes, P.Aggarwal, A.K.

(2012) Cell Rep 2: 1505-1512

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.11.004
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4HTP, 4HTO

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • DNA ligase IV (LigIV) and Artemis are central components of the nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) machinery that is required for V(D)J recombination and the maintenance of genomic integrity in mammalian cells. We report here crystal structures of the LigIV DNA binding domain (DBD) in both its apo form and in complex with a peptide derived from the Artemis C-terminal region ...

    DNA ligase IV (LigIV) and Artemis are central components of the nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) machinery that is required for V(D)J recombination and the maintenance of genomic integrity in mammalian cells. We report here crystal structures of the LigIV DNA binding domain (DBD) in both its apo form and in complex with a peptide derived from the Artemis C-terminal region. We show that LigIV interacts with Artemis through an extended hydrophobic surface. In particular, we find that the helix α2 in LigIV-DBD is longer than in other mammalian ligases and presents residues that specifically interact with the Artemis peptide, which adopts a partially helical conformation on binding. Mutations of key residues on the LigIV-DBD hydrophobic surface abolish the interaction. Together, our results provide structural insights into the specificity of the LigIV-Artemis interaction and how the enzymatic activities of the two proteins may be coordinated during NHEJ.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Structural and Chemical Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA ligase 4 A240Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: LIG4
EC: 6.5.1.1
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Go to UniProtKB:  P49917
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PHAROS:  P49917
Protein Feature View
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PO4
Query on PO4

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A
PHOSPHATE ION
O4 P
NBIIXXVUZAFLBC-UHFFFAOYSA-K
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.81 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.259 
  • R-Value Work: 0.207 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.210 
  • Space Group: F 41 3 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 196.236α = 90
b = 196.236β = 90
c = 196.236γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
SHARPphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2012-12-26
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-01-16
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-10-25
    Changes: Author supporting evidence