2BE5

Crystal structure of the T. Thermophilus RNA polymerase holoenzyme in complex with inhibitor tagetitoxin


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.4 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.237 

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Literature

Structural basis for transcription inhibition by tagetitoxin

Vassylyev, D.G.Svetlov, V.Vassylyeva, M.N.Perederina, A.Igarashi, N.Matsugaki, N.Wakatsuki, S.Artsimovitch, I.

(2005) Nat.Struct.Mol.Biol. 12: 1086-1093

  • DOI: 10.1038/nsmb1015

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Tagetitoxin (Tgt) inhibits transcription by an unknown mechanism. A structure at a resolution of 2.4 A of the Thermus thermophilus RNA polymerase (RNAP)-Tgt complex revealed that the Tgt-binding site within the RNAP secondary channel overlaps that of ...

    Tagetitoxin (Tgt) inhibits transcription by an unknown mechanism. A structure at a resolution of 2.4 A of the Thermus thermophilus RNA polymerase (RNAP)-Tgt complex revealed that the Tgt-binding site within the RNAP secondary channel overlaps that of the stringent control effector ppGpp, which partially protects RNAP from Tgt inhibition. Tgt binding is mediated exclusively through polar interactions with the beta and beta' residues whose substitutions confer resistance to Tgt in vitro. Importantly, a Tgt phosphate, together with two active site acidic residues, coordinates the third Mg(2+) ion, which is distinct from the two catalytic metal ions. We show that Tgt inhibits all RNAP catalytic reactions and propose a mechanism in which the Tgt-bound Mg(2+) ion has a key role in stabilization of an inactive transcription intermediate. Remodeling of the active site by metal ions could be a common theme in the regulation of catalysis by nucleic acid enzymes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA. dmitry@uab.edu




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase alpha chain
A, B, K, L
315Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoA
EC: 2.7.7.6
Find proteins for Q5SHR6 (Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q5SHR6
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase beta chain
C, M
1119Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoB
EC: 2.7.7.6
Find proteins for Q8RQE9 (Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8RQE9
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase beta' chain
D, N
1524Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoC
EC: 2.7.7.6
Find proteins for Q8RQE8 (Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8RQE8
Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
RNA polymerase omega chain
E, O
99Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoZ
EC: 2.7.7.6
Find proteins for Q8RQE7 (Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8RQE7
Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
RNA polymerase sigma factor rpoD
F, P
423Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: sigA
Find proteins for Q5SKW1 (Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q5SKW1
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
Query on ZN

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D, N
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
TGT
Query on TGT

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D, N
TAGETITOXIN
(1R,4R,5R,6R,7S,8R)-6-ACETOXY-7-AMINO-4-CARBAMOYL-4-HYDROXY-8-(PHOSPHONOOXY)-9-OXA-3-THIABICYCLO[3.3.1]NONANE-1-CARBOXYLIC ACID
C11 H17 N2 O11 P S
UVAAUIDYGIWLMB-HGNFPZBQSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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C, D, N
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.4 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.274 
  • R-Value Work: 0.237 
  • Space Group: P 32
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 239.500α = 90.00
b = 239.500β = 90.00
c = 253.100γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2005-11-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance