3K1F

Crystal structure of RNA Polymerase II in complex with TFIIB


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 4.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.255 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.221 

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Literature

RNA polymerase II-TFIIB structure and mechanism of transcription initiation.

Kostrewa, D.Zeller, M.E.Armache, K.J.Seizl, M.Leike, K.Thomm, M.Cramer, P.

(2009) Nature 462: 323-330

  • DOI: 10.1038/nature08548
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • To initiate gene transcription, RNA polymerase II (Pol II) requires the transcription factor IIB (B). Here we present the crystal structure of the complete Pol II-B complex at 4.3 A resolution, and complementary functional data. The results indicate ...

    To initiate gene transcription, RNA polymerase II (Pol II) requires the transcription factor IIB (B). Here we present the crystal structure of the complete Pol II-B complex at 4.3 A resolution, and complementary functional data. The results indicate the mechanism of transcription initiation, including the transition to RNA elongation. Promoter DNA is positioned over the Pol II active centre cleft with the 'B-core' domain that binds the wall at the end of the cleft. DNA is then opened with the help of the 'B-linker' that binds the Pol II rudder and clamp coiled-coil at the edge of the cleft. The DNA template strand slips into the cleft and is scanned for the transcription start site with the help of the 'B-reader' that approaches the active site. Synthesis of the RNA chain and rewinding of upstream DNA displace the B-reader and B-linker, respectively, to trigger B release and elongation complex formation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Gene Center Munich and Center for Integrated Protein Science Munich (CIPSM), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Feodor-Lynen-Strasse 25, 81377 Munich, Germany.



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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB1A1733Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB2B1224Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB4D221Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC1E215Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC2F155Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 7
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB7G171Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 8
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC3H146Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB9I122Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 11
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB11K120Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC4L70Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC5J70Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 13
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Transcription initiation factor IIBM197Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB3C318Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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A, B, C, I, J, L, M
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 4.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.255 
  • R-Value Work: 0.220 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.221 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 220.97α = 90
b = 408.27β = 90
c = 275.24γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
PHASERphasing
BUSTERrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XSCALEdata scaling

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2009-11-10
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2013-05-01
    Changes: Other