3C9V

C7 Symmetrized Structure of Unliganded GroEL at 4.7 Angstrom Resolution from CryoEM


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 4.7 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

De Novo Backbone Trace of GroEL from Single Particle Electron Cryomicroscopy.

Ludtke, S.J.Baker, M.L.Chen, D.H.Song, J.L.Chuang, D.T.Chiu, W.

(2008) Structure 16: 441-448

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2008.02.007
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • In this work, we employ single-particle electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) to reconstruct GroEL to approximately 4 A resolution with both D7 and C7 symmetry. Using a newly developed skeletonization algorithm and secondary structure element identifica ...

    In this work, we employ single-particle electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) to reconstruct GroEL to approximately 4 A resolution with both D7 and C7 symmetry. Using a newly developed skeletonization algorithm and secondary structure element identification in combination with sequence-based secondary structure prediction, we demonstrate that it is possible to achieve a de novo Calpha trace directly from a cryo-EM reconstruction. The topology of our backbone trace is completely accurate, though subtle alterations illustrate significant differences from existing crystal structures. In the map with C7 symmetry, the seven monomers in each ring are identical; however, the subunits have a subtly different structure in each ring, particularly in the equatorial domain. These differences include an asymmetric salt bridge, density in the nucleotide-binding pocket of only one ring, and small shifts in alpha helix positions. This asymmetric conformation is different from previous asymmetric structures, including GroES-bound GroEL, and may represent a "primed state" in the chaperonin pathway.


    Organizational Affiliation

    National Center for Macromolecular Imaging, Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
60 kDa chaperonin
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N
526Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: groL (groEL, mopA)
Find proteins for P0A6F5 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
Go to UniProtKB:  P0A6F5
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 4.7 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-09-02
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2015-07-01
    Type: Source and taxonomy