3S15

RNA Polymerase II Initiation Complex with a 7-nt RNA


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.228 
  • R-Value Work: 0.174 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.176 

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Literature

Initiation complex structure and promoter proofreading.

Liu, X.Bushnell, D.A.Silva, D.A.Huang, X.Kornberg, R.D.

(2011) Science 333: 633-637

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1206629
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The initiation of transcription by RNA polymerase II is a multistage process. X-ray crystal structures of transcription complexes containing short RNAs reveal three structural states: one with 2- and 3-nucleotide RNAs, in which only the 3'-end of the ...

    The initiation of transcription by RNA polymerase II is a multistage process. X-ray crystal structures of transcription complexes containing short RNAs reveal three structural states: one with 2- and 3-nucleotide RNAs, in which only the 3'-end of the RNA is detectable; a second state with 4- and 5-nucleotide RNAs, with an RNA-DNA hybrid in a grossly distorted conformation; and a third state with RNAs of 6 nucleotides and longer, essentially the same as a stable elongating complex. The transition from the first to the second state correlates with a markedly reduced frequency of abortive initiation. The transition from the second to the third state correlates with partial "bubble collapse" and promoter escape. Polymerase structure is permissive for abortive initiation, thereby setting a lower limit on polymerase-promoter complex lifetime and allowing the dissociation of nonspecific complexes. Abortive initiation may be viewed as promoter proofreading, and the structural transitions as checkpoints for promoter control.


    Organizational Affiliation

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



Macromolecules

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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: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB1A1733Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 10
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC4L70Saccharomyces 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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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC1E215Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC2F155Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC3H146Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 7
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB9I122Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 8
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC5J70Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 9
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB11K120Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 11
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
RNA (5'-R(*CP*GP*AP*GP*AP*GP*G)-3')R7N/A

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Entity ID: 12
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
DNA (5'-D(*CP*TP*AP*CP*CP*GP*AP*TP*AP*AP*GP*CP*AP*GP*AP*CP*GP*AP*TP*CP*CP*TP*CP*TP*CP*GP*AP*TP*G)-3')T29N/A
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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A, B, C, I, J, L
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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MG
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A, B
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.228 
  • R-Value Work: 0.174 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.176 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 167.928α = 90
b = 220.891β = 100.16
c = 194.623γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
BUSTER-TNTrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
BUSTERrefinement

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-08-10
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2017-11-08
    Changes: Refinement description