1KW4

Polyhomeotic SAM domain structure


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.75 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 

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Literature

The SAM domain of polyhomeotic forms a helical polymer.

Kim, C.A.Gingery, M.Pilpa, R.M.Bowie, J.U.

(2002) Nat.Struct.Mol.Biol. 9: 453-457

  • DOI: 10.1038/nsb802

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The polycomb group (PcG) proteins are important in the maintenance of stable repression patterns during development. Several PcG members contain a protein protein interaction module called a SAM domain (also known as SPM, PNT and HLH). Here we report ...

    The polycomb group (PcG) proteins are important in the maintenance of stable repression patterns during development. Several PcG members contain a protein protein interaction module called a SAM domain (also known as SPM, PNT and HLH). Here we report the high-resolution structure of the SAM domain of polyhomeotic (Ph). Ph-SAM forms a helical polymer structure, providing a likely mechanism for the extension of PcG complexes. The structure of the polymer resembles that formed by the SAM domain of another transcriptional repressor, TEL. The formation of these polymer structures by SAM domains in two divergent repressors suggests a conserved mode of repression involving a higher order chromatin structure.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laboratory of Structural Biology and Molecular Medicine, Molecular Biology Institute, UCLA, 611 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, California 90095-1570, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Polyhomeotic
A
89Drosophila melanogasterGene Names: ph-p
Find proteins for P39769 (Drosophila melanogaster)
Go to UniProtKB:  P39769
Small Molecules
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
MSE
Query on MSE
A
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O2 SeMET
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.75 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • Space Group: P 65
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 59.836α = 90.00
b = 59.836β = 90.00
c = 44.896γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SOLVEphasing
DENZOdata reduction

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2002-06-05
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-27
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance