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The structural basis of the interaction between nonsense mediated decay factors UPF2 and UPF3


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.227 
  • R-Value Work: 0.204 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.205 

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Literature

The Structural Basis for the Interaction between Nonsense-Mediated Mrna Decay Factors Upf2 and Upf3

Kadlec, J.Izaurralde, E.Cusack, S.

(2004) Nat Struct Mol Biol 11: 330

  • DOI: 10.1038/nsmb741
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
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  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) is a surveillance mechanism by which eukaryotic cells detect and degrade transcripts containing premature termination codons. Three 'up-frameshift' proteins, UPF1, UPF2 and UPF3, are essential for this process in organisms ranging from yeast to human ...

    Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) is a surveillance mechanism by which eukaryotic cells detect and degrade transcripts containing premature termination codons. Three 'up-frameshift' proteins, UPF1, UPF2 and UPF3, are essential for this process in organisms ranging from yeast to human. We present a crystal structure at a resolution of 1.95 A of the complex between the interacting domains of human UPF2 and UPF3b, which are, respectively, a MIF4G (middle portion of eIF4G) domain and an RNP domain (ribonucleoprotein-type RNA-binding domain). The protein-protein interface is mediated by highly conserved charged residues in UPF2 and UPF3b and involves the beta-sheet surface of the UPF3b RNP domain, which is generally used by these domains to bind nucleic acids. We show that the UPF3b RNP does not bind RNA, whereas the UPF2 construct and the complex do. Our results advance understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the NMD quality control process.


    Organizational Affiliation

    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Grenoble Outstation, 6 rue Jules Horowitz, BP 181, F-38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
UPF3XA, C91Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: UPF3BRENT3BUPF3X
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
REGULATOR OF NONSENSE TRANSCRIPTS 2B, D248Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: UPF2KIAA1408RENT2
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
BME
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E [auth B], F [auth D]BETA-MERCAPTOETHANOL
C2 H6 O S
DGVVWUTYPXICAM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.227 
  • R-Value Work: 0.204 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.205 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 70.306α = 90
b = 100.178β = 90
c = 153.458γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XSCALEdata scaling
SOLVE/RESOLVEphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2004-03-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Advisory, Version format compliance