3NK6

Structure of the Nosiheptide-resistance methyltransferase


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.254 
  • R-Value Work: 0.201 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 

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Literature

Crystal Structure of the Nosiheptide-Resistance Methyltransferase of Streptomyces actuosus

Yang, H.Wang, Z.Shen, Y.Wang, P.Jia, X.Zhao, L.Zhou, P.Gong, R.Li, Z.Yang, Y.Chen, D.Murchie, A.I.H.Xu, Y.

(2010) Biochemistry 49: 6440-6450

  • DOI: 10.1021/bi1005915
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3NK6, 3NK7

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Nosiheptide-resistance methyltransferase (NHR) of Streptomyces actuosus is a class IV methyltransferase of the SpoU family and methylates 23S rRNA at nucleotide adenosine corresponding to A1067 in Escherichia coli. Such methylation is essential for r ...

    Nosiheptide-resistance methyltransferase (NHR) of Streptomyces actuosus is a class IV methyltransferase of the SpoU family and methylates 23S rRNA at nucleotide adenosine corresponding to A1067 in Escherichia coli. Such methylation is essential for resistance against nosiheptide, a sulfur peptide antibiotic, which is produced by the nosiheptide-producing strain, S. actuosus. Here, we report the crystal structures of NHR and NHR in complex with SAM (S-adenosyl-l-methionine) at 2.0 and 2.1 A resolution, respectively. NHR forms a functional homodimer, and dimerization is required for methyltransferase activity. The monomeric NHR is comprised of the N-terminal RNA binding domain (NTD) and the C-terminal catalytic domain (CTD). Overall, the structure of NHR suggests that the methyltransferase activity is achieved by "reading" the RNA substrate with NTD and "adding" methyl group using CTD. Comprehensive mutagenesis and methyltransferase activity assays reveal critical regions for SAM binding in CTD and loops (L1 and L3) essential for RNA recognition in NTD. Finally, the catalytic mechanism and structural model that NHR recognizes 23S rRNA is proposed based on the structural and biochemical analyses. Thus, our systematic structural studies reveal the substrate recognition and modification by the nosiheptide-resistance methyltransferase.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Cancer Institute, Shanghai Cancer Center, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
23S rRNA methyltransferaseAB277Streptomyces actuosusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: nsrnshR
EC: 2.1.1 (PDB Primary Data), 2.1.1.230 (UniProt)
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  • Reference Sequence
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.00 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.254 
  • R-Value Work: 0.201 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 64.884α = 90
b = 69.203β = 117.85
c = 64.797γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
SOLVEphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2010-07-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance