2IGQ

Human euchromatic histone methyltransferase 1


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.189 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.191 

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Literature

Structural biology of human H3K9 methyltransferases

Wu, H.Min, J.Lunin, V.V.Antoshenko, T.Dombrovski, L.Zeng, H.Allali-Hassani, A.Campagna-Slater, V.Vedadi, M.Arrowsmith, C.H.Plotnikov, A.N.Schapira, M.

(2010) PLoS One 5: e8570-e8570

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008570
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2RFI, 2QPW, 2R3A, 2O8J, 3HNA, 2IGQ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • SET domain methyltransferases deposit methyl marks on specific histone tail lysine residues and play a major role in epigenetic regulation of gene transcription. We solved the structures of the catalytic domains of GLP, G9a, Suv39H2 and PRDM2, four of the eight known human H3K9 methyltransferases in their apo conformation or in complex with the methyl donating cofactor, and peptide substrates ...

    SET domain methyltransferases deposit methyl marks on specific histone tail lysine residues and play a major role in epigenetic regulation of gene transcription. We solved the structures of the catalytic domains of GLP, G9a, Suv39H2 and PRDM2, four of the eight known human H3K9 methyltransferases in their apo conformation or in complex with the methyl donating cofactor, and peptide substrates. We analyzed the structural determinants for methylation state specificity, and designed a G9a mutant able to tri-methylate H3K9. We show that the I-SET domain acts as a rigid docking platform, while induced-fit of the Post-SET domain is necessary to achieve a catalytically competent conformation. We also propose a model where long-range electrostatics bring enzyme and histone substrate together, while the presence of an arginine upstream of the target lysine is critical for binding and specificity.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
euchromatic histone methyltransferase 1A, B285Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: EHMT1EUHMTASE1KIAA1876GLPKMT1D
EC: 2.1.1.43 (PDB Primary Data), 2.1.1 (UniProt)
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Find proteins for Q9H9B1 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9H9B1
PHAROS:  Q9H9B1
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.189 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.191 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 74.52α = 90
b = 95.863β = 90
c = 102.124γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
CBASSdata collection
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
AMoREphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2006-10-24
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-01
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance