1S03

The Structure of a Ribosomal Protein S8/spc Operon mRNA Complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.273 
  • R-Value Work: 0.237 

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Literature

The structure of a ribosomal protein S8/spc operon mRNA complex.

Merianos, H.J.Wang, J.Moore, P.B.

(2004) RNA 10: 954-964


  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • In bacteria, translation of all the ribosomal protein cistrons in the spc operon mRNA is repressed by the binding of the product of one of them, S8, to an internal sequence at the 5' end of the L5 cistron. The way in which the first two genes of the ...

    In bacteria, translation of all the ribosomal protein cistrons in the spc operon mRNA is repressed by the binding of the product of one of them, S8, to an internal sequence at the 5' end of the L5 cistron. The way in which the first two genes of the spc operon are regulated, retroregulation, is mechanistically distinct from translational repression by S8 of the genes from L5 onward. A 2.8 A resolution crystal structure has been obtained of Escherichia coli S8 bound to this site. Despite sequence differences, the structure of this complex is almost identical to that of the S8/helix 21 complex seen in the small ribosomal subunit, consistent with the hypothesis that autogenous regulation of ribosomal protein synthesis results from conformational similarities between mRNAs and rRNAs. S8 binding must repress the translation of its own mRNA by inhibiting the formation of a ribosomal initiation complex at the start of the L5 cistron.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Chemistry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S8
H, G
129Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsH
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Go to UniProtKB:  P0A7W7
Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
47-MERA,B47N/A
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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A, B, G, H
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.7 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.273 
  • R-Value Work: 0.237 
  • Space Group: P 32 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 61.220α = 90.00
b = 61.220β = 90.00
c = 332.520γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
AMoREphasing
REFMACrefinement
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-05-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-29
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Advisory, Version format compliance