1D66

DNA RECOGNITION BY GAL4: STRUCTURE OF A PROTEIN/DNA COMPLEX


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.230 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.230 

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Literature

DNA recognition by GAL4: structure of a protein-DNA complex.

Marmorstein, R.Carey, M.Ptashne, M.Harrison, S.C.

(1992) Nature 356: 408-414

  • DOI: 10.1038/356408a0
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1D66

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • A specific DNA complex of the 65-residue, N-terminal fragment of the yeast transcriptional activator, GAL4, has been analysed at 2.7 A resolution by X-ray crystallography. The protein binds as a dimer to a symmetrical 17-base-pair sequence. A small, Zn(2+)-containing domain recognizes a conserved CCG triplet at each end of the site through direct contacts with the major groove ...

    A specific DNA complex of the 65-residue, N-terminal fragment of the yeast transcriptional activator, GAL4, has been analysed at 2.7 A resolution by X-ray crystallography. The protein binds as a dimer to a symmetrical 17-base-pair sequence. A small, Zn(2+)-containing domain recognizes a conserved CCG triplet at each end of the site through direct contacts with the major groove. A short coiled-coil dimerization element imposes 2-fold symmetry. A segment of extended polypeptide chain links the metal-binding module to the dimerization element and specifies the length of the site. The relatively open structure of the complex would allow another protein to bind coordinately with GAL4.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Harvard University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
PROTEIN (GAL4)C [auth A],
D [auth B]
66Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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UniProt GroupP04386
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
DNA (5'-D(*CP*CP*GP*GP*AP*GP*GP*AP*CP*AP*GP*TP*CP*CP*TP*CP*C P*GP*G)-3')A [auth D]19N/A
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
DNA (5'-D(*CP*CP*GP*GP*AP*GP*GP*AP*CP*TP*GP*TP*CP*CP*TP*CP*C P*GP*G)-3')B [auth E]19N/A
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.230 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.230 
  • Space Group: P 43 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 80.85α = 90
b = 80.85β = 90
c = 73.7γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORrefinement
TNTrefinement
CORELSrefinement

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 1992-03-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-22
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance