2FOK

STRUCTURE OF RESTRICTION ENDONUCLEASE FOKI


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.306 
  • R-Value Work: 0.211 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.211 

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Literature

Structure of FokI has implications for DNA cleavage.

Wah, D.A.Bitinaite, J.Schildkraut, I.Aggarwal, A.K.

(1998) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95: 10564-10569

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.18.10564
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2FOK

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • FokI is a member an unusual class of restriction enzymes that recognize a specific DNA sequence and cleave nonspecifically a short distance away from that sequence. FokI consists of an N-terminal DNA recognition domain and a C-terminal cleavage domain. The bipartite nature of FokI has led to the development of artificial enzymes with novel specificities ...

    FokI is a member an unusual class of restriction enzymes that recognize a specific DNA sequence and cleave nonspecifically a short distance away from that sequence. FokI consists of an N-terminal DNA recognition domain and a C-terminal cleavage domain. The bipartite nature of FokI has led to the development of artificial enzymes with novel specificities. We have solved the structure of FokI to 2.3 A resolution. The structure reveals a dimer, in which the dimerization interface is mediated by the cleavage domain. Each monomer has an overall conformation similar to that found in the FokI-DNA complex, with the cleavage domain packing alongside the DNA recognition domain. In corroboration with the cleavage data presented in the accompanying paper in this issue of Proceedings, we propose a model for FokI DNA cleavage that requires the dimerization of FokI on DNA to cleave both DNA strands.


    Related Citations: 
    • FokI Dimerization is Required for DNA Cleavage
      Bitinaite, J., Wah, D.A., Aggarwal, A.K., Schildkraut, I.
      (1998) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95: 10570

    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Program, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Box 1677, 1425 Madison Avenue, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
FOKI RESTRICTION ENDONUCLEASEA, B579Planomicrobium okeanokoitesMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: FOKIfokIRrfoKI
EC: 3.1.21.4
Find proteins for P14870 (Planomicrobium okeanokoites)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P14870
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.306 
  • R-Value Work: 0.211 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.211 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 54.01α = 90
b = 137.17β = 90
c = 188.87γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
X-PLORmodel building
X-PLORrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
X-PLORphasing

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 1998-06-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-03-24
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance