1XEW

Structural biochemistry of ATP-driven dimerization and DNA stimulated activation of SMC ATPases.


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.261 
  • R-Value Work: 0.207 

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Literature

Structural biochemistry of ATP-driven dimerization and DNA-stimulated activation of SMC ATPases

Lammens, A.Schele, A.Hopfner, K.-P.

(2004) Curr Biol 14: 1778-1782

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2004.09.044
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    1XEX, 1XEW

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Structural maintenance of chromosome (SMC) proteins play a central role in higher-order chromosome structure in all kingdoms of life. SMC proteins consist of a long coiled-coil domain that joins an ATP binding cassette (ABC) ATPase domain on one side and a dimerization domain on the other side ...

    Structural maintenance of chromosome (SMC) proteins play a central role in higher-order chromosome structure in all kingdoms of life. SMC proteins consist of a long coiled-coil domain that joins an ATP binding cassette (ABC) ATPase domain on one side and a dimerization domain on the other side. SMC proteins require ATP binding or hydrolysis to promote cohesion and condensation, which is suggested to proceed via formation of SMC rings or assemblies. To learn more about the role of ATP in the architecture of SMC proteins, we report crystal structures of nucleotide-free and ATP bound P. furiosus SMC ATPase domains. ATP dimerizes two SMC ATPase domains by binding to opposing Walker A and signature motifs, indicating that ATP binding can directly assemble SMC proteins. DNA stimulates ATP hydrolysis in the engaged SMC ABC domains, suggesting that ATP hydrolysis can be allosterically regulated. Structural and mutagenesis data identify an SMC protein conserved-arginine finger that is required for DNA stimulation of the ATPase activity and directly connects a putative DNA interaction site to ATP. Our results suggest that stimulation of the SMC ATPase activity may be a specific feature to regulate the ATP-driven assembly and disassembly of SMC proteins.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Gene Center and Institute of Biochemistry, University of Munich, Feodor-Lynen-Strasse 25, 81377 Munich, Germany.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
SMC proteinA [auth X]182Pyrococcus furiosusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: smc
UniProt
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
SMC proteinB [auth Y]172Pyrococcus furiosusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: smc
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.261 
  • R-Value Work: 0.207 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 102.285α = 90
b = 56.744β = 123.05
c = 78.869γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
SnBphasing
CNSrefinement

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2004-12-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-30
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2017-10-11
    Changes: Advisory, Refinement description