2R0Q

Crystal structure of a serine recombinase- DNA regulatory complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.291 
  • R-Value Work: 0.267 

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Literature

Architecture of a serine recombinase-DNA regulatory complex.

Mouw, K.W.Rowland, S.J.Gajjar, M.M.Boocock, M.R.Stark, W.M.Rice, P.A.

(2008) Mol Cell 30: 145-155

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2008.02.023
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    2R0Q

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • An essential feature of many site-specific recombination systems is their ability to regulate the direction and topology of recombination. Resolvases from the serine recombinase family assemble an interwound synaptic complex that harnesses negative supercoiling to drive the forward reaction and promote recombination between properly oriented sites ...

    An essential feature of many site-specific recombination systems is their ability to regulate the direction and topology of recombination. Resolvases from the serine recombinase family assemble an interwound synaptic complex that harnesses negative supercoiling to drive the forward reaction and promote recombination between properly oriented sites. To better understand the interplay of catalytic and regulatory functions within these synaptic complexes, we have solved the structure of the regulatory site synapse in the Sin resolvase system. It reveals an unexpected synaptic interface between helix-turn-helix DNA-binding domains that is also highlighted in a screen for synapsis mutants. The tetramer defined by this interface provides the foundation for a robust model of the synaptic complex, assembled entirely from available crystal structures, that gives insight into how the catalytic activity of Sin and other serine recombinases may be regulated.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Putative transposon Tn552 DNA-invertase bin3E [auth C], F [auth D], G [auth E], H [auth F]209Staphylococcus aureusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: bin3
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31-MERA, C [auth G]31N/A
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Entity ID: 2
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31-MERB, D [auth H]31N/A
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
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I [auth D], J [auth F]SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.20 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.291 
  • R-Value Work: 0.267 
  • Space Group: P 65
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 132.5α = 90
b = 132.5β = 90
c = 315.1γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
ADSCdata collection
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000data scaling
SOLVEphasing

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2007-08-21 
  • Released Date: 2008-04-01 
  • Deposition Author(s): Rice, P.A., Mouw, K.W.

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2008-04-01
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance