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Structure of E.coli glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase complexed with trnagln and ATP at 2.8 Angstroms resolution


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.279 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.279 

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Literature

Structure of E. coli glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase complexed with tRNA(Gln) and ATP at 2.8 A resolution.

Rould, M.A.Perona, J.J.Soll, D.Steitz, T.A.

(1989) Science 246: 1135-1142

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.2479982
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The crystal structure of Escherichia coli glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase (GlnRS) complexed with its cognate glutaminyl transfer RNA (tRNA(Gln] and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has been derived from a 2.8 angstrom resolution electron density map and the k ...

    The crystal structure of Escherichia coli glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase (GlnRS) complexed with its cognate glutaminyl transfer RNA (tRNA(Gln] and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has been derived from a 2.8 angstrom resolution electron density map and the known protein and tRNA sequences. The 63.4-kilodalton monomeric enzyme consists of four domains arranged to give an elongated molecule with an axial ratio greater than 3 to 1. Its interactions with the tRNA extend from the anticodon to the acceptor stem along the entire inside of the L of the tRNA. The complexed tRNA retains the overall conformation of the yeast phenylalanine tRNA (tRNA(Phe] with two major differences: the 3' acceptor strand of tRNA(Gln) makes a hairpin turn toward the inside of the L, with the disruption of the final base pair of the acceptor stem, and the anticodon loop adopts a conformation not seen in any of the previously determined tRNA structures. Specific recognition elements identified so far include (i) enzyme contacts with the 2-amino groups of guanine via the tRNA minor groove in the acceptor stem at G2 and G3; (ii) interactions between the enzyme and the anticodon nucleotides; and (iii) the ability of the nucleotides G73 and U1.A72 of the cognate tRNA to assume a conformation stabilized by the protein at a lower free energy cost than noncognate sequences. The central domain of this synthetase binds ATP, glutamine, and the acceptor end of the tRNA as well as making specific interactions with the acceptor stem.2+t is


    Related Citations: 
    • Structural Basis for Misaminoacylation by Mutant E. Coli Glutaminyl-tRNA Synthetase Enzymes
      Perona, J.J., Swanson, R.N., Rould, M.A., Steitz, T.A., Soell, D.
      (1989) Science 246: 1152
    • Overproduction and Purification of Escherichia Coli tRNA(2Gln) and its Use in Crystallization of the Glutaminyl-tRNA Synthetase-tRNA(Gln) Complex
      Perona, J.J., Swanson, R., Steitz, T.A., Soell, D.
      (1988) J Mol Biol 202: 121

    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
GLUTAMINYL-TRNA SYNTHETASE
P
553Escherichia coliMutation(s): 0 
EC: 6.1.1.18
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Go to UniProtKB:  P00962

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
TRNAGLNT75N/A
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Work: 0.279 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.279 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 242.8α = 90
b = 93.6β = 90
c = 115.7γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORrefinement

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  • Version 1.0: 1992-02-24
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  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-22
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  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
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  • Version 1.3: 2011-12-07
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  • Version 1.4: 2012-05-09
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