3EMH

Structural basis of WDR5-MLL interaction


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.37 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.200 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.190 

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Literature

WDR5 Interacts with Mixed Lineage Leukemia (MLL) Protein via the Histone H3-binding Pocket.

Song, J.J.Kingston, R.E.

(2008) J Biol Chem 283: 35258-35264

  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M806900200
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3EMH

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • WDR5 is a component of the mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) complex, which methylates lysine 4 of histone H3, and was identified as a methylated Lys-4 histone H3-binding protein. Here, we present a crystal structure of WDR5 bound to an MLL peptide. Surpr ...

    WDR5 is a component of the mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) complex, which methylates lysine 4 of histone H3, and was identified as a methylated Lys-4 histone H3-binding protein. Here, we present a crystal structure of WDR5 bound to an MLL peptide. Surprisingly, we find that WDR5 utilizes the same pocket shown to bind histone H3 for this MLL interaction. Furthermore, the WDR5-MLL interaction is disrupted preferentially by mono- and di-methylated Lys-4 histone H3 over unmodified and tri-methylated Lys-4 histone H3. These data implicate a delicate interplay between the effector, WDR5, the catalytic subunit, MLL, and the substrate, histone H3, of the MLL complex. We suggest that the activity of the MLL complex might be regulated through this interplay.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
WD repeat-containing protein 5A318Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: WDR5BIG3
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PHAROS  P61964
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Mixed-lineage leukemia protein 1B13N/AMutation(s): 0 
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PHAROS  Q03164
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
Query on SO4

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A
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 1.37 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.200 
  • R-Value Work: 0.190 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.190 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 78.44α = 90
b = 98.29β = 90
c = 80.03γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
PHASERphasing
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2008-10-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance