3OTB

Crystal structure of human tRNAHis guanylyltransferase (Thg1) - dGTP complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.301 
  • R-Value Work: 0.254 

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Literature

tRNAHis guanylyltransferase (THG1), a unique 3'-5' nucleotidyl transferase, shares unexpected structural homology with canonical 5'-3' DNA polymerases.

Hyde, S.J.Eckenroth, B.E.Smith, B.A.Eberley, W.A.Heintz, N.H.Jackman, J.E.Doublie, S.

(2010) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 107: 20305-20310

  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1010436107
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • All known DNA and RNA polymerases catalyze the formation of phosphodiester bonds in a 5' to 3' direction, suggesting this property is a fundamental feature of maintaining and dispersing genetic information. The tRNA(His) guanylyltransferase (Thg1) is ...

    All known DNA and RNA polymerases catalyze the formation of phosphodiester bonds in a 5' to 3' direction, suggesting this property is a fundamental feature of maintaining and dispersing genetic information. The tRNA(His) guanylyltransferase (Thg1) is a member of a unique enzyme family whose members catalyze an unprecedented reaction in biology: 3'-5' addition of nucleotides to nucleic acid substrates. The 2.3-Å crystal structure of human THG1 (hTHG1) reported here shows that, despite the lack of sequence similarity, hTHG1 shares unexpected structural homology with canonical 5'-3' DNA polymerases and adenylyl/guanylyl cyclases, two enzyme families known to use a two-metal-ion mechanism for catalysis. The ability of the same structural architecture to catalyze both 5'-3' and 3'-5' reactions raises important questions concerning selection of the 5'-3' mechanism during the evolution of nucleotide polymerases.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
tRNA(His) guanylyltransferase
A, B
269Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: THG1L (ICF45)
EC: 2.7.7.79
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9NWX6
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
3PO
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A, B
TRIPHOSPHATE
H5 O10 P3
UNXRWKVEANCORM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
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A, B
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
DGT
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A, B
2'-DEOXYGUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O13 P3
HAAZLUGHYHWQIW-KVQBGUIXSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.95 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.301 
  • R-Value Work: 0.254 
  • Space Group: P 43 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 140.912α = 90.00
b = 140.912β = 90.00
c = 81.227γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
DENZOdata reduction
CNSrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
MOLREPphasing
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2010-11-17
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2014-04-09
    Type: Source and taxonomy