1T29

Crystal structure of the BRCA1 BRCT repeats bound to a phosphorylated BACH1 peptide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.266 
  • R-Value Work: 0.252 

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Literature

Structure of the BRCT repeats of BRCA1 bound to a BACH1 phosphopeptide: implications for signaling.

Shiozaki, E.N.Gu, L.Yan, N.Shi, Y.

(2004) Mol.Cell 14: 405-412


  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The recognition of the phosphorylated BACH1 helicase by the BRCA1 C-terminal (BRCT) repeats is important to the tumor suppressor function of BRCA1. Here we report the crystal structure of the BRCT repeats of human BRCA1 bound to a phosphorylated BACH ...

    The recognition of the phosphorylated BACH1 helicase by the BRCA1 C-terminal (BRCT) repeats is important to the tumor suppressor function of BRCA1. Here we report the crystal structure of the BRCT repeats of human BRCA1 bound to a phosphorylated BACH1 peptide at 2.3 A resolution. The phosphorylated serine 990 and phenylalanine 993 of BACH1 anchor the binding to BRCA1 through specific interactions with a surface cleft at the junction of the two BRCT repeats. This surface cleft is highly conserved in BRCA1 across species, suggesting an evolutionarily conserved function of phosphopeptide recognition. Importantly, conserved amino acids critical for BACH1 binding are frequently targeted for missense mutations in breast cancer. These mutations greatly diminish the ability of BRCA1 to interact with the phosphorylated BACH1 peptide. Additional structural analysis revealed significant implications for understanding the function of the BRCT family of proteins in DNA damage and repair signaling.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology, Lewis Thomas Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Breast cancer type 1 susceptibility protein
A
214Homo sapiensGene Names: BRCA1 (RNF53)
EC: 2.3.2.27
Find proteins for P38398 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: BRCA1
Go to UniProtKB:  P38398
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
BACH1 phosphorylated peptide
B
14Homo sapiensGene Names: BRIP1 (BACH1, FANCJ)
EC: 3.6.4.13
Find proteins for Q9BX63 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: BRIP1
Go to UniProtKB:  Q9BX63
Small Molecules
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
SEP
Query on SEP
B
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC3 H8 N O6 PSER
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.3 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.266 
  • R-Value Work: 0.252 
  • Space Group: P 32 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 63.177α = 90.00
b = 63.177β = 90.00
c = 105.532γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
AMoREphasing
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSrefinement

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2004-05-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance