2GW6

NMR structure of the human tRNA endonuclease SEN15 subunit


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: target function 

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Literature

Three-dimensional structure determined for a subunit of human tRNA splicing endonuclease (Sen15) reveals a novel dimeric fold.

Song, J.Markley, J.L.

(2007) J Mol Biol 366: 155-164

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.11.024
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2GW6

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Splicing of eukaryal intron-containing tRNAs requires the action of the heterotetrameric splicing endonuclease, which is composed of two catalytic subunits, Sen34 and Sen2, and two structural subunits, Sen15 and Sen54. Here we report the solution structure of the human tRNA splicing endonuclease subunit HsSen15 ...

    Splicing of eukaryal intron-containing tRNAs requires the action of the heterotetrameric splicing endonuclease, which is composed of two catalytic subunits, Sen34 and Sen2, and two structural subunits, Sen15 and Sen54. Here we report the solution structure of the human tRNA splicing endonuclease subunit HsSen15. To facilitate the structure determination, we removed the disordered 35 N-terminal and 14 C-terminal residues of the full-length protein to produce HsSen15(36-157). The structure of HsSen15(36-157), the first for a subunit of a eukaryal splicing endonuclease, revealed that the protein possesses a novel homodimeric fold. Each monomer consists of three alpha-helices and a mixed antiparallel/parallel beta-sheet, arranged in a topology similar to that of the C-terminal domain of Methanocaldococcus jannaschii endonuclease. The dimeric interface is dominated by a beta-barrel structure, formed by face-to-face packing of two, three-stranded beta-sheets. Each of the beta-sheets results from reciprocal parallel pairing of one beta-strand from one subunit with two other beta-strands from the symmetric subunit. The structural model provides insights into the functional assembly of the human tRNA splicing endonuclease.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Center for Eukaryotic Structural Genomics, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706-1544, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
tRNA-splicing endonuclease subunit Sen15A, B123Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TSEN15C1orf19SEN15
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q8WW01
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PHAROS:  Q8WW01
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: target function 
  • OLDERADO: 2GW6 Olderado

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  • Version 1.0: 2006-05-16
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance