2LT7

Solution NMR structure of Kaiso zinc finger DNA binding domain in complex with Kaiso binding site DNA


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Molecular basis for recognition of methylated and specific DNA sequences by the zinc finger protein Kaiso.

Buck-Koehntop, B.A.Stanfield, R.L.Ekiert, D.C.Martinez-Yamout, M.A.Dyson, H.J.Wilson, I.A.Wright, P.E.

(2012) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109: 15229-15234

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1213726109
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2LT7, 4F6M, 4F6N

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Methylation of CpG dinucleotides in DNA is a common epigenetic modification in eukaryotes that plays a central role in maintenance of genome stability, gene silencing, genomic imprinting, development, and disease. Kaiso, a bifunctional Cys(2)His(2) zinc finger protein implicated in tumor-cell proliferation, binds to both methylated CpG (mCpG) sites and a specific nonmethylated DNA motif (TCCTGCNA) and represses transcription by recruiting chromatin remodeling corepression machinery to target genes ...

    Methylation of CpG dinucleotides in DNA is a common epigenetic modification in eukaryotes that plays a central role in maintenance of genome stability, gene silencing, genomic imprinting, development, and disease. Kaiso, a bifunctional Cys(2)His(2) zinc finger protein implicated in tumor-cell proliferation, binds to both methylated CpG (mCpG) sites and a specific nonmethylated DNA motif (TCCTGCNA) and represses transcription by recruiting chromatin remodeling corepression machinery to target genes. Here we report structures of the Kaiso zinc finger DNA-binding domain in complex with its nonmethylated, sequence-specific DNA target (KBS) and with a symmetrically methylated DNA sequence derived from the promoter region of E-cadherin. Recognition of specific bases in the major groove of the core KBS and mCpG sites is accomplished through both classical and methyl CH···O hydrogen-bonding interactions with residues in the first two zinc fingers, whereas residues in the C-terminal extension following the third zinc finger bind in the opposing minor groove and are required for high-affinity binding. The C-terminal region is disordered in the free protein and adopts an ordered structure upon binding to DNA. The structures of these Kaiso complexes provide insights into the mechanism by which a zinc finger protein can recognize mCpG sites as well as a specific, nonmethylated regulatory DNA sequence.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Transcriptional regulator KaisoA133Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ZBTB33KAISOZNF348
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PHAROS:  Q86T24
GTEx:  ENSG00000177485 
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
DNA (5'-D(*GP*TP*GP*CP*TP*TP*CP*CP*TP*GP*CP*CP*AP*AP*TP*AP*AP*CP*G)-3')B [auth D]19N/A
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
DNA (5'-D(*CP*GP*TP*TP*AP*TP*TP*GP*GP*CP*AP*GP*GP*AP*AP*GP*CP*AP*C)-3')C [auth E]19N/A
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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D [auth A],
E [auth A],
F [auth A]
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 2LT7 Olderado

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2012-09-05
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-09-19
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2012-10-03
    Changes: Database references