2RHX

Crystal structure of the 3-MBT repeats from human L3MBTL1 bound to dimethyl-lysine


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.226 
  • R-Value Work: 0.196 

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Literature

Structural Basis for Lower Lysine Methylation State-Specific Readout by MBT Repeats of L3MBTL1 and an Engineered PHD Finger.

Li, H.Fischle, W.Wang, W.Duncan, E.M.Liang, L.Murakami-Ishibe, S.Allis, C.D.Patel, D.J.

(2007) Mol Cell 28: 677-691

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2007.10.023
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2RHZ, 2RHY, 2RHX, 2RHI, 2RI7, 2RHU, 2RI5, 2RI3, 2RI2

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Human L3MBTL1, which contains three malignant brain tumor (MBT) repeats, binds monomethylated and dimethylated lysines, but not trimethylated lysines, in several histone sequence contexts. In crystal structures of L3MBTL1 complexes, the monomethyl- and dimethyllysines insert into a narrow and deep cavity of aromatic residue-lined pocket 2, while a proline ring inserts into shallower pocket 1 ...

    Human L3MBTL1, which contains three malignant brain tumor (MBT) repeats, binds monomethylated and dimethylated lysines, but not trimethylated lysines, in several histone sequence contexts. In crystal structures of L3MBTL1 complexes, the monomethyl- and dimethyllysines insert into a narrow and deep cavity of aromatic residue-lined pocket 2, while a proline ring inserts into shallower pocket 1. We have also engineered a single Y to E substitution within the aromatic cage of the BPTF PHD finger, resulting in a reversal of binding preference from trimethyl- to dimethyllysine in an H3K4 sequence context. In both the "cavity insertion" (L3MBTL1) and "surface groove" (PHD finger) modes of methyllysine recognition, a carboxylate group both hydrogen bonds and ion pairs to the methylammonium proton. Our structural and binding studies of these two modules provide insights into the molecular principles governing the decoding of lysine methylation states, thereby highlighting a methylation state-specific layer of histone mark readout impacting on epigenetic regulation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Lethal(3)malignant brain tumor-like proteinA345Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: L3MBTLKIAA0681L3MBTL3MBTL1
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
PG4
Query on PG4

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E [auth A]TETRAETHYLENE GLYCOL
C8 H18 O5
UWHCKJMYHZGTIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MLY (Subject of Investigation/LOI)
Query on MLY

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D [auth A]N-DIMETHYL-LYSINE
C8 H18 N2 O2
XXEWFEBMSGLYBY-ZETCQYMHSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
PGE
Query on PGE

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F [auth A]TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL
C6 H14 O4
ZIBGPFATKBEMQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SO4
Query on SO4

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B [auth A], C [auth A]SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.10 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.226 
  • R-Value Work: 0.196 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 86.272α = 90
b = 93.104β = 90
c = 59.286γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
MOLREPphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2007-10-09 
  • Released Date: 2007-12-11 
  • Deposition Author(s): Li, H., Patel, D.J.

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2007-12-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance