1MLV

Structure and Catalytic Mechanism of a SET Domain Protein Methyltransferase


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.277 
  • R-Value Work: 0.232 

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Literature

Structure and catalytic mechanism of a SET domain protein methyltransferase.

Trievel, R.C.Beach, B.M.Dirk, L.M.Houtz, R.L.Hurley, J.H.

(2002) Cell 111: 91-103


  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Protein lysine methylation by SET domain enzymes regulates chromatin structure, gene silencing, transcriptional activation, plant metabolism, and other processes. The 2.6 A resolution structure of Rubisco large subunit methyltransferase in a pseudo-b ...

    Protein lysine methylation by SET domain enzymes regulates chromatin structure, gene silencing, transcriptional activation, plant metabolism, and other processes. The 2.6 A resolution structure of Rubisco large subunit methyltransferase in a pseudo-bisubstrate complex with S-adenosylhomocysteine and a HEPES ion reveals an all-beta architecture for the SET domain embedded within a larger alpha-helical enzyme fold. Conserved regions of the SET domain bind S-adenosylmethionine and substrate lysine at two sites connected by a pore. We propose that methyl transfer is catalyzed by a conserved Tyr at a narrow pore connecting the sites. The cofactor enters by a "back door" on the opposite side of the enzyme from substrate, promoting highly specific protein recognition and allowing addition of multiple methyl groups.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Ribulose-1,5 biphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit N-methyltransferase
A, B, C
444Pisum sativumGene Names: RBCMT
EC: 2.1.1.127, 2.1.1.259
Find proteins for Q43088 (Pisum sativum)
Go to UniProtKB:  Q43088
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
EPE
Query on EPE

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A, B, C
4-(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-1-PIPERAZINE ETHANESULFONIC ACID
HEPES
C8 H18 N2 O4 S
JKMHFZQWWAIEOD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SAH
Query on SAH

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A, B, C
S-ADENOSYL-L-HOMOCYSTEINE
C14 H20 N6 O5 S
ZJUKTBDSGOFHSH-WFMPWKQPSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.277 
  • R-Value Work: 0.232 
  • Space Group: I 2 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 132.160α = 90.00
b = 156.680β = 90.00
c = 268.440γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
SHARPphasing
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2002-10-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-28
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Derived calculations, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Type: Refinement description