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Electron cryo-microscopy structure of EngA bound with the 50S ribosomal subunit


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 5 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Structural insights into the function of a unique tandem GTPase EngA in bacterial ribosome assembly

Zhang, X.Yan, K.Zhang, Y.Li, N.Ma, C.Li, Z.Zhang, Y.Feng, B.Liu, J.Sun, Y.Xu, Y.Lei, J.Gao, N.

(2014) Nucleic Acids Res. --: --

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku1135

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Many ribosome-interacting GTPases, with proposed functions in ribosome biogenesis, are also implicated in the cellular regulatory coupling between ribosome assembly process and various growth control pathways. EngA is an essential GTPase in bacteria, ...

    Many ribosome-interacting GTPases, with proposed functions in ribosome biogenesis, are also implicated in the cellular regulatory coupling between ribosome assembly process and various growth control pathways. EngA is an essential GTPase in bacteria, and intriguingly, it contains two consecutive GTPase domains (GD), being one-of-a-kind among all known GTPases. EngA is required for the 50S subunit maturation. However, its molecular role remains elusive. Here, we present the structure of EngA bound to the 50S subunit. Our data show that EngA binds to the peptidyl transferase center (PTC) and induces dramatic conformational changes on the 50S subunit, which virtually returns the 50S subunit to a state similar to that of the late-stage 50S assembly intermediates. Very interestingly, our data show that the two GDs exhibit a pseudo-two-fold symmetry in the 50S-bound conformation. Our results indicate that EngA recognizes certain forms of the 50S assembly intermediates, and likely facilitates the conformational maturation of the PTC of the 23S rRNA in a direct manner. Furthermore, in a broad context, our data also suggest that EngA might be a sensor of the cellular GTP/GDP ratio, endowed with multiple conformational states, in response to fluctuations in cellular nucleotide pool, to facilitate and regulate ribosome assembly.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Protein Sciences, Center for Structural Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L28
0
78Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmB
Find proteins for P0A7M2 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L14
K
123Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplN
Find proteins for P0ADY3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L15
L
144Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplO
Find proteins for P02413 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L29
1
63Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmC
Find proteins for P0A7M6 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 7
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L16
M
136Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplP
Find proteins for P0ADY7 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 8
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L17
N
127Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplQ
Find proteins for P0AG44 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 9
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L18
O
117Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplR
Find proteins for P0C018 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 10
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L19
P
115Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplS
Find proteins for P0A7K6 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 11
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L20
Q
118Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplT (pdzA)
Find proteins for P0A7L3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 12
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L21
R
103Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplU
Find proteins for P0AG48 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 13
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L22
S
110Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplV (eryB)
Find proteins for P61175 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 14
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L3
D
209Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplC
Find proteins for P60438 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 15
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L23
T
100Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplW
Find proteins for P0ADZ0 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 16
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L30
2
59Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmD
Find proteins for P0AG51 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 17
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L24
U
104Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplX
Find proteins for P60624 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 18
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L25
W
94Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplY
Find proteins for P68919 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 19
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
GTPase Der
X
490Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: der (engA, yfgK)
Find proteins for P0A6P5 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 20
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L4
E
201Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplD (eryA)
Find proteins for P60723 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 21
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L27
Y
85Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmA
Find proteins for P0A7L8 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 22
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L32
3
57Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmF
Find proteins for P0A7N4 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 23
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L1
5
234Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplA
Find proteins for P0A7L0 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 24
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L34
6
46Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmH (rimA, ssaF)
Find proteins for P0A7P5 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 25
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L35
7
65Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmI
Find proteins for P0A7Q1 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 26
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L36
8
38Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmJ
Find proteins for P0A7Q6 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 27
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L2
C
273Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplB
Find proteins for P60422 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 28
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L5
F
179Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplE
Find proteins for P62399 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 29
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L6
G
177Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplF
Find proteins for P0AG55 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 30
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L9
H
149Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplI
Find proteins for P0A7R1 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 31
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L11
I
142Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplK (relC)
Find proteins for P0A7J7 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 32
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L13
J
142Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplM
Find proteins for P0AA10 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
5S rRNAA117Escherichia coli K-12
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
23S rRNAB2903Escherichia coli K-12
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 5 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-11-26
    Type: Initial release