148D

THREE-DIMENSIONAL SOLUTION STRUCTURE OF THE THROMBIN BINDING DNA APTAMER D(GGTTGGTGTGGTTGG)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 20 
  • Conformers Submitted: 12 
  • Selection Criteria: target function 

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Literature

Three-dimensional solution structure of the thrombin-binding DNA aptamer d(GGTTGGTGTGGTTGG).

Schultze, P.Macaya, R.F.Feigon, J.

(1994) J Mol Biol 235: 1532-1547

  • DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1994.1105
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    148D

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The DNA oligonucleotide d(GGTTGGTGTGGTTGG) (thrombin aptamer) binds to thrombin and inhibits its enzymatic activity in the chain of reactions that lead to blood clotting. Two-dimensional 1H NMR studies indicate that the oligonucleotide forms a folded ...

    The DNA oligonucleotide d(GGTTGGTGTGGTTGG) (thrombin aptamer) binds to thrombin and inhibits its enzymatic activity in the chain of reactions that lead to blood clotting. Two-dimensional 1H NMR studies indicate that the oligonucleotide forms a folded structure in solution, composed of two guanine quartets connected by two T-T loops spanning the narrow grooves at one end and a T-G-T loop spanning a wide groove at the other end. We present the assignment strategy used, methods for the structure determination, and the refined three-dimensional structure of the thrombin aptamer. The initial structures were generated by metric matrix distance geometry using distance and dihedral bond angle constraints from NOE and coupling constants, respectively, and refined by restrained molecular dynamics and direct NOE refinement. Knowledge of the three-dimensional structure of this thrombin aptamer may be relevant for the design of improved thrombin-inhibiting anti-coagulants with similar structural motifs.


    Related Citations: 
    • Thrombin-Binding DNA Aptamer Forms a Unimolecular Quadruplex Structure in Solution
      Macaya, R.F., Schultze, P., Smith, F.W., Roe, J.A., Feigon, J.
      (1993) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90: 3745

    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024.



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    Experimental Data & Validation

    Experimental Data

    • Method: SOLUTION NMR
    • Conformers Calculated: 20 
    • Conformers Submitted: 12 
    • Selection Criteria: target function 
    • OLDERADO: 148D Olderado

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    Revision History 

    • Version 1.0: 1994-04-30
      Type: Initial release
    • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
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    • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
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