2O6V

Crystal structure and solution NMR studies of Lys48-linked tetraubiquitin at neutral pH


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.262 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.240 

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Literature

Crystal Structure and Solution NMR Studies of Lys48-linked Tetraubiquitin at Neutral pH

Eddins, M.J.Varadan, R.Fushman, D.Pickart, C.M.Wolberger, C.

(2007) J Mol Biol 367: 204-211

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.12.065
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2O6V

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ubiquitin modification of proteins is used as a signal in many cellular processes. Lysine side-chains can be modified by a single ubiquitin or by a polyubiquitin chain, which is defined by an isopeptide bond between the C terminus of one ubiquitin an ...

    Ubiquitin modification of proteins is used as a signal in many cellular processes. Lysine side-chains can be modified by a single ubiquitin or by a polyubiquitin chain, which is defined by an isopeptide bond between the C terminus of one ubiquitin and a specific lysine in a neighboring ubiquitin. Polyubiquitin conformations that result from different lysine linkages presumably differentiate their roles and ability to bind specific targets and enzymes. However, conflicting results have been obtained regarding the precise conformation of Lys48-linked tetraubiquitin. We report the crystal structure of Lys48-linked tetraubiquitin at near-neutral pH. The two tetraubiquitin complexes in the asymmetric unit show the complete connectivity of the chain and the molecular details of the interactions. This tetraubiquitin conformation is consistent with our NMR data as well as with previous studies of diubiquitin and tetraubiquitin in solution at neutral pH. The structure provides a basis for understanding Lys48-linked polyubiquitin recognition under physiological conditions.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
UbiquitinACEG76Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: UBC
Find proteins for P0CG48 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  P0CG48
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
UbiquitinBF76Homo sapiensMutation(s): 2 
Gene Names: UBC
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
UbiquitinDH76Homo sapiensMutation(s): 2 
Gene Names: UBC
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Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MES
Query on MES

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B, D
2-(N-MORPHOLINO)-ETHANESULFONIC ACID
C6 H13 N O4 S
SXGZJKUKBWWHRA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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A, B, D, E
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
SLZ
Query on SLZ
B,FL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H12 N2 O2 SLYS
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.262 
  • R-Value Work: 0.222 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.240 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 59.1α = 90
b = 77.08β = 90.32
c = 139.36γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
MOLREPphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2007-02-13
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Derived calculations, Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2012-06-27
    Changes: Structure summary