2JP7

NMR structure of the Mex67 UBA domain


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 200 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Coordination of Hpr1 and ubiquitin binding by the UBA domain of the mRNA export factor Mex67

Hobeika, M.Brockmann, C.Iglesias, N.Gwizdek, C.Neuhaus, D.Stutz, F.Stewart, M.Divita, G.Dargemont, C.

(2007) Mol Cell Biol 18: 2561-2568

  • DOI: 10.1091/mbc.e07-02-0153
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2JP7

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The ubiquitin-associated (UBA) domain of the mRNA nuclear export receptor Mex67 helps in coordinating transcription elongation and nuclear export by interacting both with ubiquitin conjugates and specific targets, such as Hpr1, a component of the THO complex ...

    The ubiquitin-associated (UBA) domain of the mRNA nuclear export receptor Mex67 helps in coordinating transcription elongation and nuclear export by interacting both with ubiquitin conjugates and specific targets, such as Hpr1, a component of the THO complex. Here, we analyzed substrate specificity and ubiquitin selectivity of the Mex67 UBA domain. UBA-Mex67 is formed by three helices arranged in a classical UBA fold plus a fourth helix, H4. Deletion or mutation of helix H4 strengthens the interaction between UBA-Mex67 and ubiquitin, but it decreases its affinity for Hpr1. Interaction with Hpr1 is required for Mex67 UBA domain to bind polyubiquitin, possibly by inducing an H4-dependent conformational change. In vivo, deletion of helix H4 reduces cotranscriptional recruitment of Mex67 on activated genes, and it also shows an mRNA export defect. Based on these results, we propose that H4 functions as a molecular switch that coordinates the interaction of Mex67 with ubiquitin bound to specific substrates, defines the selectivity of the Mex67 UBA domain for polyubiquitin, and prevents its binding to nonspecific substrates.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institut Jacques Monod, Universités Paris VI and VII, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 75251 Paris Cedex 05, France.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
mRNA export factor MEX67A57Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MEX67
UniProt
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 200 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2007-07-10
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2022-03-09
    Changes: Data collection, Database references, Derived calculations