3GTP

Backtracked RNA polymerase II complex with 24mer RNA


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.299 
  • R-Value Work: 0.266 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.268 

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Literature

Structural basis of transcription: backtracked RNA polymerase II at 3.4 angstrom resolution.

Wang, D.Bushnell, D.A.Huang, X.Westover, K.D.Levitt, M.Kornberg, R.D.

(2009) Science 324: 1203-1206

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1168729
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3GTG, 3GTJ, 3GTK, 3GTL, 3GTM, 3GTO, 3GTP, 3GTQ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Transcribing RNA polymerases oscillate between three stable states, two of which, pre- and posttranslocated, were previously subjected to x-ray crystal structure determination. We report here the crystal structure of RNA polymerase II in the third state, the reverse translocated, or "backtracked" state ...

    Transcribing RNA polymerases oscillate between three stable states, two of which, pre- and posttranslocated, were previously subjected to x-ray crystal structure determination. We report here the crystal structure of RNA polymerase II in the third state, the reverse translocated, or "backtracked" state. The defining feature of the backtracked structure is a binding site for the first backtracked nucleotide. This binding site is occupied in case of nucleotide misincorporation in the RNA or damage to the DNA, and is termed the "P" site because it supports proofreading. The predominant mechanism of proofreading is the excision of a dinucleotide in the presence of the elongation factor SII (TFIIS). Structure determination of a cocrystal with TFIIS reveals a rearrangement whereby cleavage of the RNA may take place.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Structural Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.



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DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB1A1733Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
EC: 2.7.7.6
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB2B1224Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB3C318Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC1D [auth E]215Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC2E [auth F]155Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC3F [auth H]146Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB9G [auth I]122Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC5H [auth J]70Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB11I [auth K]120Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC4J [auth L]70Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 11
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RNA (5'-R(*AP*UP*CP*GP*AP*GP*AP*GP*GP*AP*UP*GP*CP*AP*GP*AP*CP*GP*UP*UP*UP*UP*UP*U)-3')K [auth R]24N/A
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DNA (28-MER)L [auth T]28N/A
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Entity ID: 13
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DNA (5'-D(*CP*TP*GP*CP*TP*TP*AP*TP*CP*GP*GP*TP*AP*G)-3')M [auth N]14N/A
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.299 
  • R-Value Work: 0.266 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.268 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 170.778α = 90
b = 222.113β = 102.06
c = 194.854γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
MAR345data collection
REFMACrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2009-06-09
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2017-11-01
    Changes: Refinement description