3CRQ

Structure of tRNA Dimethylallyltransferase: RNA Modification through a Channel


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.250 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 

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Literature

Structure of tRNA Dimethylallyltransferase: RNA Modification through a Channel

Xie, W.Zhou, C.Huang, R.H.

(2007) J.Mol.Biol. 367: 872-881

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2007.01.048
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Dimethylallyltransferase (DMATase) transfers a five-carbon isoprenoid moiety from dimethylallyl pyrophosphate (DMAPP) to the amino group of adenosine at position 37 of certain tRNAs. Reported here are the crystal structures of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ...

    Dimethylallyltransferase (DMATase) transfers a five-carbon isoprenoid moiety from dimethylallyl pyrophosphate (DMAPP) to the amino group of adenosine at position 37 of certain tRNAs. Reported here are the crystal structures of Pseudomonas aeruginosa DMATase alone and in complex with pyrophosphate at 1.9 A resolution. Surprisingly, the enzyme possesses a central channel spanning the entire width of the enzyme. Both the accepting substrate tRNA and the donating substrate DMAPP appear to enter the channel from opposite sides in an ordered sequence, with tRNA first and DMAPP second, and the RNA modification reaction occurs in the middle of the channel once the two substrates have met. The structure of DMATase is homologous to a class of small soluble kinases involved in biosynthesis of nucleotide precursors for nucleic acids, indicating its possibly evolutionary origin. Furthermore, specific recognition of the pyrophosphate by a conserved loop in DMATase, similar to the P-loop commonly seen in diverse nucleotide-binding proteins, demonstrates that DMATase is structurally and mechanistically distinct from farnesyltransferase, another family of prenyltransferases involved in protein modification.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
tRNA delta(2)-isopentenylpyrophosphate transferase
A
323Pseudomonas aeruginosa (strain ATCC 15692 / DSM 22644 / CIP 104116 / JCM 14847 / LMG 12228 / 1C / PRS 101 / PAO1)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: miaA
EC: 2.5.1.75
Find proteins for Q9HUL9 (Pseudomonas aeruginosa (strain ATCC 15692 / DSM 22644 / CIP 104116 / JCM 14847 / LMG 12228 / 1C / PRS 101 / PAO1))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q9HUL9
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
DPO
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A
DIPHOSPHATE
O7 P2
XPPKVPWEQAFLFU-UHFFFAOYSA-J
 Ligand Interaction
MG
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A
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.2 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.250 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • Space Group: P 41
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 76.312α = 90.00
b = 76.312β = 90.00
c = 57.532γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
CNSrefinement

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  • Version 1.0: 2008-04-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance