2JWV

Structure of a high affinity anti-NFkB RNA aptamer


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 10 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

DNA mimicry by a high-affinity anti-NF-kappaB RNA aptamer

Reiter, N.J.Maher, L.J.Butcher, S.E.

(2008) Nucleic Acids Res 36: 1227-1236

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkm1141
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2JWV

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The binding of RNA molecules to proteins or other ligands can require extensive RNA folding to create an induced fit. Understanding the generality of this principle involves comparing structures of RNA before and after complex formation. Here we report the NMR solution structure of a 29-nt RNA aptamer whose crystal structure had previously been determined in complex with its transcription factor target, the p50(2) form of NF-kappaB ...

    The binding of RNA molecules to proteins or other ligands can require extensive RNA folding to create an induced fit. Understanding the generality of this principle involves comparing structures of RNA before and after complex formation. Here we report the NMR solution structure of a 29-nt RNA aptamer whose crystal structure had previously been determined in complex with its transcription factor target, the p50(2) form of NF-kappaB. The RNA aptamer internal loop structure has pre-organized features that are also found in the complex, including non-canonical base pairing and cross-strand base stacking. Remarkably, the free RNA aptamer structure possesses a major groove that more closely resembles B-form DNA than RNA. Upon protein binding, changes in RNA structure include the kinking of the internal loop and distortion of the terminal tetraloop. Thus, complex formation involves both pre-formed and induced fit binding interactions. The high affinity of the NF-kappaB transcription factor for this RNA aptamer may largely be due to the structural pre-organization of the RNA that results in its ability to mimic DNA.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Rochester, MN, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
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RNA (29-MER)A 29N/A
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 50 
  • Conformers Submitted: 10 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 2JWV Olderado

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2008-01-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2020-02-19
    Changes: Data collection, Database references, Derived calculations, Other