2P1D

Crystal structure of dengue methyltransferase in complex with GTP and S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.246 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.211 

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Literature

An RNA cap (nucleoside-2'-O)-methyltransferase in the flavivirus RNA polymerase NS5: crystal structure and functional characterization

Egloff, M.P.Benarroch, D.Selisko, B.Romette, J.L.Canard, B.

(2002) EMBO J 21: 2757-2768

  • DOI: 10.1093/emboj/21.11.2757
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2P1D, 1L9K

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Viruses represent an attractive system with which to study the molecular basis of mRNA capping and its relation to the RNA transcription machinery. The RNA-dependent RNA polymerase NS5 of flaviviruses presents a characteristic motif of S-adenosyl-L-methionine-dependent methyltransferases at its N-terminus, and polymerase motifs at its C-terminus ...

    Viruses represent an attractive system with which to study the molecular basis of mRNA capping and its relation to the RNA transcription machinery. The RNA-dependent RNA polymerase NS5 of flaviviruses presents a characteristic motif of S-adenosyl-L-methionine-dependent methyltransferases at its N-terminus, and polymerase motifs at its C-terminus. The crystal structure of an N-terminal fragment of Dengue virus type 2 NS5 is reported at 2.4 A resolution. We show that this NS5 domain includes a typical methyltransferase core and exhibits a (nucleoside-2'-O-)-methyltransferase activity on capped RNA. The structure of a ternary complex comprising S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine and a guanosine triphosphate (GTP) analogue shows that 54 amino acids N-terminal to the core provide a novel GTP-binding site that selects guanine using a previously unreported mechanism. Binding studies using GTP- and RNA cap-analogues, as well as the spatial arrangement of the methyltransferase active site relative to the GTP-binding site, suggest that the latter is a specific cap-binding site. As RNA capping is an essential viral function, these results provide a structural basis for the rational design of drugs against the emerging flaviviruses.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, UMR 6098 CNRS et Université Aix-Marseille I et II, ESIL, Campus de Luminy, F-13288 Marseille Cedex 09, France.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
type II methyltransferaseA305Dengue virus 2Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: NSP5
EC: 2.7.7.48 (PDB Primary Data), 3.4.21.91 (UniProt), 3.6.1.15 (UniProt), 3.6.4.13 (UniProt), 2.1.1.56 (UniProt), 2.1.1.57 (UniProt)
UniProt
Find proteins for P12823 (Dengue virus type 2 (strain Puerto Rico/PR159-S1/1969))
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Go to UniProtKB:  P12823
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SAH
Query on SAH

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L [auth A]S-ADENOSYL-L-HOMOCYSTEINE
C14 H20 N6 O5 S
ZJUKTBDSGOFHSH-WFMPWKQPSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
5GP
Query on 5GP

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M [auth A]GUANOSINE-5'-MONOPHOSPHATE
C10 H14 N5 O8 P
RQFCJASXJCIDSX-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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B [auth A] , C [auth A] , D [auth A] , E [auth A] , F [auth A] , G [auth A] , H [auth A] , I [auth A] , 
B [auth A],  C [auth A],  D [auth A],  E [auth A],  F [auth A],  G [auth A],  H [auth A],  I [auth A],  J [auth A],  K [auth A]
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.246 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.211 
  • Space Group: P 31 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 112.198α = 90
b = 112.198β = 90
c = 56.462γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
AMoREphasing
CNSrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
CCP4data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2007-03-20
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-04-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Derived calculations, Version format compliance