3R45

Structure of a CENP-A-Histone H4 Heterodimer in complex with chaperone HJURP


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.245 
  • R-Value Work: 0.185 

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Literature

Structure of a CENP-A-histone H4 heterodimer in complex with chaperone HJURP

Hu, H.Liu, Y.Wang, M.Fang, J.Huang, H.Yang, N.Li, Y.Wang, J.Yao, X.Shi, Y.Li, G.Xu, R.M.

(2011) Genes Dev. 25: 901-906

  • DOI: 10.1101/gad.2045111

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • In higher eukaryotes, the centromere is epigenetically specified by the histone H3 variant Centromere Protein-A (CENP-A). Deposition of CENP-A to the centromere requires histone chaperone HJURP (Holliday junction recognition protein). The crystal str ...

    In higher eukaryotes, the centromere is epigenetically specified by the histone H3 variant Centromere Protein-A (CENP-A). Deposition of CENP-A to the centromere requires histone chaperone HJURP (Holliday junction recognition protein). The crystal structure of an HJURP-CENP-A-histone H4 complex shows that HJURP binds a CENP-A-H4 heterodimer. The C-terminal β-sheet domain of HJURP caps the DNA-binding region of the histone heterodimer, preventing it from spontaneous association with DNA. Our analysis also revealed a novel site in CENP-A that distinguishes it from histone H3 in its ability to bind HJURP. These findings provide key information for specific recognition of CENP-A and mechanistic insights into the process of centromeric chromatin assembly.


    Organizational Affiliation

    National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Histone H3-like centromeric protein A
A
156Homo sapiensGene Names: CENPA
Find proteins for P49450 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: CENPA
Go to UniProtKB:  P49450
Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Histone H4
B
103Homo sapiensGene Names: HIST1H4A, HIST1H4B, HIST1H4C, HIST1H4D, HIST1H4E, HIST1H4F, HIST1H4H, HIST1H4I, HIST1H4J, HIST1H4K, HIST1H4L, HIST2H4A, HIST2H4B, HIST4H4 (H4/A, H4FA, H4/I, H4FI, H4/G, H4FG, H4/B, H4FB, H4/J, H4FJ, H4/C, H4FC, H4/H, H4FH, H4/M, H4FM, H4/E, H4FE, H4/D, H4FD, H4/K, H4FK, H4/N, H4F2, H4FN, HIST2H4, H4/O, H4FO)
Find proteins for P62805 (Homo sapiens)
Go to UniProtKB:  P62805
Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Holliday junction recognition protein
C
81Homo sapiensGene Names: HJURP (FAKTS, FLEG1, URLC9)
Find proteins for Q8NCD3 (Homo sapiens)
Go to Gene View: HJURP
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8NCD3
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
Query on SO4

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A, B, C
SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
GOL
Query on GOL

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A, B, C
GLYCEROL
GLYCERIN; PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL
C3 H8 O3
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.6 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.245 
  • R-Value Work: 0.185 
  • Space Group: P 3 1 2
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 83.941α = 90.00
b = 83.941β = 90.00
c = 86.773γ = 120.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data reduction
MOLREPphasing
PHENIXrefinement
ADSCdata collection
HKL-2000data scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

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Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-04-06
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Type: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-12-28
    Type: Database references