3LLM

Crystal Structure Analysis of a RNA Helicase


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.238 
  • R-Value Work: 0.211 

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Literature

Crystal structure of human RNA helicase A (DHX9): structural basis for unselective nucleotide base binding in a DEAD-box variant protein.

Schutz, P.Wahlberg, E.Karlberg, T.Hammarstrom, M.Collins, R.Flores, A.Schuler, H.

(2010) J.Mol.Biol. 400: 768-782

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2010.05.046

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • RNA helicases of the DExD/H-box superfamily are critically involved in all RNA-related processes. No crystal structures of human DExH-box domains had been determined previously, and their structures were difficult to predict owing to the low level of ...

    RNA helicases of the DExD/H-box superfamily are critically involved in all RNA-related processes. No crystal structures of human DExH-box domains had been determined previously, and their structures were difficult to predict owing to the low level of homology among DExH-motif-containing proteins from diverse species. Here we present the crystal structures of the conserved domain 1 of the DEIH-motif-containing helicase DHX9 and of the DEAD-box helicase DDX20. Both contain a RecA-like core, but DHX9 differs from DEAD-box proteins in the arrangement of secondary structural elements and is more similar to viral helicases such as NS3. The N-terminus of the DHX9 core contains two long alpha-helices that reside on the surface of the core without contributing to nucleotide binding. The RNA-polymerase-II-interacting minimal transactivation domain sequence forms an extended loop structure that resides in a hydrophobic groove on the surface of the DEIH domain. DHX9 lacks base-selective contacts and forms an unspecific but important stacking interaction with the base of the bound nucleotide, and our biochemical analysis confirms that the protein can hydrolyze ATP, guanosine 5'-triphosphate, cytidine 5'-triphosphate, and uridine 5'-triphosphate. Together, these findings allow the localization of functional motifs within the three-dimensional structure of a human DEIH helicase and show how these enzymes can bind nucleotide with high affinity in the absence of a Q-motif.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
ATP-dependent RNA helicase A
A, B
235Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DHX9 (DDX9, LKP, NDH2)
EC: 3.6.4.13
Find proteins for Q08211 (Homo sapiens)
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q08211
Small Molecules
Ligands 4 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MN
Query on MN

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A, B
MANGANESE (II) ION
Mn
WAEMQWOKJMHJLA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
ADP
Query on ADP

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A, B
ADENOSINE-5'-DIPHOSPHATE
C10 H15 N5 O10 P2
XTWYTFMLZFPYCI-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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B
GLYCEROL
GLYCERIN; PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
CAC
Query on CAC

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A
CACODYLATE ION
dimethylarsinate
C2 H6 As O2
OGGXGZAMXPVRFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
MSE
Query on MSE
A, B
L-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O2 SeMET
External Ligand Annotations 
IDBinding Affinity (Sequence Identity %)
ADPKd: 18000 nM PDBBIND
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.8 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.238 
  • R-Value Work: 0.211 
  • Space Group: P 32 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 113.700α = 90.00
b = 113.700β = 90.00
c = 141.650γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALAdata scaling
REFMACrefinement
MOSFLMdata reduction
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
SHARPphasing
GDAdata collection

Structure Validation

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