1D6D

SOLUTION DNA STRUCTURE CONTAINING (A-A)-T TRIADS INTERDIGITATED BETWEEN A-T BASE PAIRS AND GGGG TETRADS; NMR, 8 STRUCT.


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 
  • Selection Criteria: BACK CALCULATED DATA AGREE WITH EXPERIMENTAL NOESY SPECTRUM,STRUCTURES WITH ACCEPTABLE COVALENT GEOMETRY,STRUCTURES WITH FAVORABLE NON-BOND ENERGY, STRUCTURES WITH THE LEAST RESTRAINT VIOLATIONS,STRUCTURES WITH THE LOWEST ENERGY 

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Literature

A diamond-shaped zipper-like DNA architecture containing triads sandwiched between mismatches and tetrads.

Kuryavyi, V.Kettani, A.Wang, W.Jones, R.Patel, D.J.

(2000) J.Mol.Biol. 295: 455-469

  • DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1999.3345

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The present study reports on the solution structure of the guanine plus adenine rich d(A(2)G(2)T(4)A(2)G(2)) 12-mer sequence which forms a unique fold in moderate NaCl solution. Proton resonance assignments for this sequence, which contains a pair of ...

    The present study reports on the solution structure of the guanine plus adenine rich d(A(2)G(2)T(4)A(2)G(2)) 12-mer sequence which forms a unique fold in moderate NaCl solution. Proton resonance assignments for this sequence, which contains a pair of AAGG repeats separated by a T(4) linker segment, were aided by site-specific (15)N-labeling of guanine and adenine bases, as well as site-specific incorporation of 2,6-diaminopurine and 8-bromoadenine for adenine, 8-bromoguanine, 7-deazaguanine and inosine for guanine, and uracil and 5-bromouracil for thymine. The solution structure, which was solved by a combined NMR and intensity-refined computational approach, consists of a diamond-shaped architecture formed through dimerization of a pair of d(A(2)G(2)T(4)A(2)G(2)) hairpins. This 2-fold symmetric structure contains a quadruplex core consisting of a pair of symmetry-related G(syn).G(syn).G(anti). G(anti) tetrads, where adjacent strands have both parallel and anti-parallel neighbors and connecting T(4) segments which form diagonal loops. Each of the G(syn).G(syn).G(anti).G(anti) tetrads forms a platform on which stacks a T(anti).[A(syn)-A(anti)] triad containing a novel A(syn)-A(anti) platform step and a reversed Hoogsteen A(syn).T(anti) pair. We observe both base-base and base-sugar stacking interactions, with the latter occuring at a sheared A-G step where the sugar of the A stacks on the purine plane of the G. Unexpectedly, the topology of this sheared A(anti)-G(syn) step has many similarities with the C(anti)-G(syn) step in left-handed Z-DNA. The T.(A-A) triad is sandwiched between the G-tetrad on one side and a reversed Hoogsteen A(anti).T(anti) pair on the other. This intercalative topology is facilitated by a zipper-like motif where the A(anti) residue of the triad is interdigitated within a stretched A(anti)-G(syn) step. Our structural study reports on new aspects of A-A platforms, base triads, zipper-like interdigitation and sheared base steps, together with base-base and base-sugar stacking defining a diamond-like architecture for the d(A(2)G(2)T(4)A(2)G(2)) sequence. One can anticipate that mixed guanine-adenine sequences will exhibit a rich diversity of polymorphic architectures that will provide unique topologies for recognition by both nucleic acids and proteins.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Cellular Biochemistry and Biophysics Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
5'-D(*AP*AP*GP*GP*TP*TP*TP*TP*AP*AP*GP*G)-3'A,B12N/A
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 
  • Selection Criteria: BACK CALCULATED DATA AGREE WITH EXPERIMENTAL NOESY SPECTRUM,STRUCTURES WITH ACCEPTABLE COVALENT GEOMETRY,STRUCTURES WITH FAVORABLE NON-BOND ENERGY, STRUCTURES WITH THE LEAST RESTRAINT VIOLATIONS,STRUCTURES WITH THE LOWEST ENERGY 

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2000-01-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance