3D1E

Crystal structure of E. coli sliding clamp (beta) bound to a polymerase II peptide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.261 
  • R-Value Work: 0.226 

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Literature

Structure of a small-molecule inhibitor of a DNA polymerase sliding clamp.

Georgescu, R.E.Yurieva, O.Kim, S.S.Kuriyan, J.Kong, X.P.O'Donnell, M.

(2008) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105: 11116-11121

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0804754105
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • DNA polymerases attach to the DNA sliding clamp through a common overlapping binding site. We identify a small-molecule compound that binds the protein-binding site in the Escherichia coli beta-clamp and differentially affects the activity of DNA pol ...

    DNA polymerases attach to the DNA sliding clamp through a common overlapping binding site. We identify a small-molecule compound that binds the protein-binding site in the Escherichia coli beta-clamp and differentially affects the activity of DNA polymerases II, III, and IV. To understand the molecular basis of this discrimination, the cocrystal structure of the chemical inhibitor is solved in complex with beta and is compared with the structures of Pol II, Pol III, and Pol IV peptides bound to beta. The analysis reveals that the small molecule localizes in a region of the clamp to which the DNA polymerases attach in different ways. The results suggest that the small molecule may be useful in the future to probe polymerase function with beta, and that the beta-clamp may represent an antibiotic target.


    Organizational Affiliation

    The Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1230 York Avenue, P. O. Box 228, New York, NY 10065, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA polymerase III subunit beta
A, B
366Escherichia coliMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: dnaN
EC: 2.7.7.7
Find proteins for P0A988 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
Go to UniProtKB:  P0A988
Protein Feature View
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
decamer from polymerase II C-terminal
P
10N/AMutation(s): 0 
Protein Feature View
  • Reference Sequence
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.261 
  • R-Value Work: 0.226 
  • Space Group: P 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 40.139α = 112.89
b = 69.869β = 91.08
c = 73.119γ = 99.28
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
ADSCdata collection
CNSphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-07-29
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2017-10-25
    Changes: Refinement description
  • Version 1.3: 2018-01-24
    Changes: Structure summary