1Z3A

Crystal structure of tRNA adenosine deaminase TadA from Escherichia coli


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.03 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.216 
  • R-Value Work: 0.176 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.176 

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Literature

Structural and kinetic characterization of Escherichia coli TadA, the wobble-specific tRNA deaminase.

Kim, J.Malashkevich, V.Roday, S.Lisbin, M.Schramm, V.L.Almo, S.C.

(2006) Biochemistry 45: 6407-6416

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi0522394
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The essential tRNA-specific adenosine deaminase catalyzes the deamination of adenosine to inosine at the wobble position of tRNAs. This modification allows for a single tRNA species to recognize multiple synonymous codons containing A, C, or U in the ...

    The essential tRNA-specific adenosine deaminase catalyzes the deamination of adenosine to inosine at the wobble position of tRNAs. This modification allows for a single tRNA species to recognize multiple synonymous codons containing A, C, or U in the last (3'-most) position and ensures that all sense codons are appropriately decoded. We report the first combined structural and kinetic characterization of a wobble-specific deaminase. The structure of the Escherichia coli enzyme clearly defines the dimer interface and the coordination of the catalytically essential zinc ion. The structure also identifies the nucleophilic water and highlights residues near the catalytic zinc likely to be involved in recognition and catalysis of polymeric RNA substrates. A minimal 19 nucleotide RNA stem substrate has permitted the first steady-state kinetic characterization of this enzyme (k(cat) = 13 +/- 1 min(-)(1) and K(M) = 0.83 +/- 0.22 microM). A continuous coupled assay was developed to follow the reaction at high concentrations of polynucleotide substrates (>10 microM). This work begins to define the chemical and structural determinants responsible for catalysis and substrate recognition and lays the foundation for detailed mechanistic analysis of this essential enzyme.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, Center for Synchrotron Biosciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
tRNA-specific adenosine deaminaseA, B168Escherichia coliMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: tadA
EC: 3.5.4 (PDB Primary Data), 3.5.4.33 (UniProt)
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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A, B
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.03 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.216 
  • R-Value Work: 0.176 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.176 
  • Space Group: I 41 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 100.232α = 90
b = 100.232β = 90
c = 159.576γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASERphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2006-02-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance