1GM5

Structure of RecG bound to three-way DNA junction


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.24 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.328 
  • R-Value Work: 0.272 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.275 

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Literature

Structural Analysis of DNA Replication Fork Reversal by Recg

Singleton, M.R.Scaife, S.Wigley, D.B.

(2001) Cell 107: 79

  • DOI: 10.1016/s0092-8674(01)00501-3
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1GM5

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The stalling of DNA replication forks that occurs as a consequence of encountering DNA damage is a critical problem for cells. RecG protein is involved in the processing of stalled replication forks, and acts by reversing the fork past the damage to create a four-way junction that allows template switching and lesion bypass ...

    The stalling of DNA replication forks that occurs as a consequence of encountering DNA damage is a critical problem for cells. RecG protein is involved in the processing of stalled replication forks, and acts by reversing the fork past the damage to create a four-way junction that allows template switching and lesion bypass. We have determined the crystal structure of RecG bound to a DNA substrate that mimics a stalled replication fork. The structure not only reveals the elegant mechanism used by the protein to recognize junctions but has also trapped the protein in the initial stage of fork reversal. We propose a mechanism for how forks are processed by RecG to facilitate replication fork restart. In addition, this structure suggests that the mechanism and function of the two largest helicase superfamilies are distinct.


    Organizational Affiliation

    ICRF Clare Hall Laboratories, Blanche Lane, South Mimms, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 3LD, United Kingdom.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
RECGA780Thermotoga maritimaMutation(s): 0 
EC: 3.6.4.12
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  • Entity ID: 2
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    DNA (5'-(*CP*AP*GP*CP*TP*CP*CP*AP*TP*GP*AP*TP* CP*AP*TP*TP*GP*GP*CP*A)-3')B [auth X]20N/A
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    • Entity ID: 3
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      DNA (5'-(*GP*CP*AP*GP*TP*GP*CP*TP*CP*GP*CP*AP* TP*GP*GP*AP*GP*CP*TP*G)-3')C [auth Y]20N/A
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      • Entity ID: 4
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        DNA (5'-(*GP*AP*GP*CP*AP*CP*TP*GP*C)-3')D [auth Z]9N/A
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        Ligands 2 Unique
        IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
        ADP (Subject of Investigation/LOI)
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        E [auth A]ADENOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
        C10 H15 N5 O10 P2
        XTWYTFMLZFPYCI-KQYNXXCUSA-N
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        MG
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        F [auth A]MAGNESIUM ION
        Mg
        JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
         Ligand Interaction
        Experimental Data & Validation

        Experimental Data

        • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
        • Resolution: 3.24 Å
        • R-Value Free: 0.328 
        • R-Value Work: 0.272 
        • R-Value Observed: 0.275 
        • Space Group: C 1 2 1
        Unit Cell:
        Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
        a = 133.704α = 90
        b = 144.602β = 113.82
        c = 84.023γ = 90
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        REFMACrefinement

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        Entry History 

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        Revision History  (Full details and data files)

        • Version 1.0: 2001-10-03
          Type: Initial release
        • Version 1.1: 2011-05-08
          Changes: Version format compliance
        • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
          Changes: Version format compliance