3MW6

Crystal structure of NMB1681 from Neisseria meningitidis MC58, a FinO-like RNA chaperone


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.21 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.235 
  • R-Value Work: 0.191 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.193 

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Literature

N. meningitidis 1681 is a member of the FinO family of RNA chaperones.

Chaulk, S.Lu, J.Tan, K.Arthur, D.C.Edwards, R.A.Frost, L.S.Joachimiak, A.Glover, J.N.

(2010) RNA Biol 7: 112-119

  • DOI: 10.4161/rna.7.6.13688
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3MW6

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The conjugative transfer of F-like plasmids between bacteria is regulated by the plasmid-encoded RNA chaperone, FinO, which facilitates sense - antisense RNA interactions to regulate plasmid gene expression. FinO was thought to adopt a unique structure, however many putative homologs have been identified in microbial genomes and are considered members of the FinO_conjugation_repressor superfamily ...

    The conjugative transfer of F-like plasmids between bacteria is regulated by the plasmid-encoded RNA chaperone, FinO, which facilitates sense - antisense RNA interactions to regulate plasmid gene expression. FinO was thought to adopt a unique structure, however many putative homologs have been identified in microbial genomes and are considered members of the FinO_conjugation_repressor superfamily. We were interested in determining whether other members were also able to bind RNA and promote duplex formation, suggesting that this motif does indeed identify a putative RNA chaperone. We determined the crystal structure of the N. meningitidis MC58 protein NMB1681. It revealed striking similarity to FinO, with a conserved fold and a large, positively charged surface that could function in RNA interactions. Using assays developed to study FinO-FinP sRNA interactions, NMB1681, like FinO, bound tightly to FinP RNA stem-loops with short 5' and 3' single-stranded tails but not to ssRNA. It also was able to catalyze strand exchange between an RNA duplex and a complementary single-strand, and facilitated duplexing between complementary RNA hairpins. Finally, NMB1681 was able to rescue a finO deficiency and repress F plasmid conjugation. This study strongly suggests that NMB1681 is a FinO-like RNA chaperone that likely regulates gene expression through RNA-based mechanisms in N. meningitidis.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
uncharacterized protein NMB1681A, B, C, D, E, F144Neisseria meningitidis MC58Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: NMB1681
UniProt
Find proteins for Q9JY98 (Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (strain MC58))
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GOL
Query on GOL

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G [auth C]GLYCEROL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
MSE
Query on MSE
A, B, C, D, E, FL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC5 H11 N O2 SeMET
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.21 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.235 
  • R-Value Work: 0.191 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.193 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 126.479α = 90
b = 76.527β = 116.84
c = 122.715γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
SBC-Collectdata collection
SHELXDphasing
MLPHAREphasing
DMmodel building
ARPmodel building
WARPmodel building
HKL-3000phasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000data scaling
DMphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2010-06-23
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance