2JZ1

DSX_long


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 

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Literature

Doublesex and the Regulation of Sexual Dimorphism in Drosophila melanogaster: STRUCTURE, FUNCTION, AND MUTAGENESIS OF A FEMALE-SPECIFIC DOMAIN.

Yang, Y.Zhang, W.Bayrer, J.R.Weiss, M.A.

(2008) J Biol Chem 283: 7280-7292

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M708742200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2JZ1, 2JZ0

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The DSX (Doublesex) transcription factor regulates somatic sexual differentiation in Drosophila. Female and male isoforms (DSX F and DSX M) are formed due to sex-specific RNA splicing. DNA recognition, mediated by a shared N-terminal zinc module (the DM domain), is enhanced by a C-terminal dimerization element ...

    The DSX (Doublesex) transcription factor regulates somatic sexual differentiation in Drosophila. Female and male isoforms (DSX F and DSX M) are formed due to sex-specific RNA splicing. DNA recognition, mediated by a shared N-terminal zinc module (the DM domain), is enhanced by a C-terminal dimerization element. Sex-specific extension of this element in DSX F and DSX M leads to assembly of distinct transcriptional preinitiation complexes. Here, we describe the structure of the extended C-terminal dimerization domain of DSX F as determined by multidimensional NMR spectroscopy. The core dimerization element is well ordered, giving rise to a dense network of interresidue nuclear Overhauser enhancements. The structure contains dimer-related UBA folds similar to those defined by x-ray crystallographic studies of a truncated domain. Whereas the proximal portion of the female tail extends helix 3 of the UBA fold, the distal tail is disordered. Ala substitutions in the proximal tail disrupt the sex-specific binding of IX (Intersex), an obligatory partner protein and putative transcriptional coactivator; IX-DSX F interaction is, by contrast, not disrupted by truncation of the distal tail. Mutagenesis of the UBA-like dimer of DSX F highlights the importance of steric and electrostatic complementarity across the interface. Two temperature-sensitive mutations at this interface have been characterized in yeast model systems. One weakens a network of solvated salt bridges, whereas the other perturbs the underlying nonpolar interface. These mutations confer graded gene-regulatory activity in yeast within a physiological temperature range and so may provide novel probes for genetic analysis of a sex-specific transcriptional program in Drosophila development.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Protein doublesexA, B80Drosophila melanogasterMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: dsxCG11094
Find proteins for P23023 (Drosophila melanogaster)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P23023
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: SOLUTION NMR
  • Conformers Calculated: 100 
  • Conformers Submitted: 20 
  • Selection Criteria: structures with the lowest energy 
  • OLDERADO: 2JZ1 Olderado

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2008-01-08
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance