3AIZ

Crystal structure of PCNA2-PCNA3 complex from Sulfolobus tokodaii (P21212)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.223 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 

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Literature

A novel heterotetrameric structure of the crenarchaeal PCNA2-PCNA3 complex

Kawai, A.Hashimoto, H.Higuchi, S.Tsunoda, M.Sato, M.Nakamura, K.T.Miyamoto, S.

(2011) J Struct Biol 174: 443-450

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2011.02.006
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3AIX, 3AIZ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) is a key protein that orchestrates the arrangement of DNA-processing proteins on DNA during DNA metabolism. In crenarchaea, PCNA forms a heterotrimer (PCNA123) consisting of PCNA1, PCNA2, and PCNA3, while in most eukaryotes and many archaea PCNAs form a homotrimer ...

    Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) is a key protein that orchestrates the arrangement of DNA-processing proteins on DNA during DNA metabolism. In crenarchaea, PCNA forms a heterotrimer (PCNA123) consisting of PCNA1, PCNA2, and PCNA3, while in most eukaryotes and many archaea PCNAs form a homotrimer. Interestingly, unique oligomeric PCNAs from Sulfolobus tokodaii were reported in which PCNA2 and PCNA3 form a heterotrimer without PCNA1. In this paper, we describe the crystal structure of the stoPCNA2-stoPCNA3 complex. While most DNA sliding clamps form ring-shaped structures, our crystal structure showed an elliptic ring-like heterotetrameric complex, differing from a previous reports. Furthermore, we investigated the composition and the dimension of the stoPCNA2-stoPCNA3 complex in the solution using gel-filtration column chromatography and small-angle X-ray scattering analyses, respectively. These results indicate that stoPCNA2 and stoPCNA3 form the heterotetramer in solution. Based on our heterotetrameric structure, we propose a possible biological role for the heterotetrameric complex as a Holliday junction clamp.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Sojo University, Ikeda, Kumamoto, Japan.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA polymerase sliding clamp BA, B248Sulfurisphaera tokodaii str. 7Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: st0397pcn2pcnBSTK_03970
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Find proteins for Q975M2 (Sulfurisphaera tokodaii (strain DSM 16993 / JCM 10545 / NBRC 100140 / 7))
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA polymerase sliding clamp CC, D246Sulfurisphaera tokodaii str. 7Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: st0944pcn3pcnCSTK_09440
UniProt
Find proteins for Q973F5 (Sulfurisphaera tokodaii (strain DSM 16993 / JCM 10545 / NBRC 100140 / 7))
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.223 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.225 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 91.11α = 90
b = 160.57β = 90
c = 116.56γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data collection
MOSFLMdata reduction

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2011-05-18
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance