3REJ

2.55 Angstrom Crystal Structure of the Nucleosome Core Particle Assembled with a 146 bp Alpha-Satellite DNA (NCP146b)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.55 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.262 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.234 

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Literature

Specific DNA structural attributes modulate platinum anticancer drug site selection and cross-link generation.

Wu, B.Davey, G.E.Nazarov, A.A.Dyson, P.J.Davey, C.A.

(2011) Nucleic Acids Res 39: 8200-8212

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkr491
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3REH, 3REI, 3REJ, 3REK, 3REL

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Heavy metal compounds have toxic and medicinal potential through capacity to form strong specific bonds with macromolecules, and the interaction of platinum drugs at the major groove nitrogen atom of guanine bases primarily underlies their therapeutic activity ...

    Heavy metal compounds have toxic and medicinal potential through capacity to form strong specific bonds with macromolecules, and the interaction of platinum drugs at the major groove nitrogen atom of guanine bases primarily underlies their therapeutic activity. By crystallographic analysis of transition metal-and in particular platinum compound-DNA site selectivity in the nucleosome core, we establish that steric accessibility, which is controlled by specific structural parameters of the double helix, modulates initial guanine-metal bond formation. Moreover, DNA conformational features can be linked to both similarities and distinctions in platinum drug adduct formation between the naked and nucleosomal DNA states. Notably, structures that facilitate initial platinum-guanine bond formation can oppose cross-link generation, rationalizing the occurrence of long-lived therapeutically ineffective monofunctional adducts. These findings illuminate DNA structure-dependent reactivity and provide a novel framework for understanding metal-double helix interactions, which should facilitate the development of improved chromatin-targeting medicinal agents.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Division of Structural and Computational Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 60 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637551, Singapore.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Histone H3.2A, E135Xenopus laevisMutation(s): 1 
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Histone H4B, F102Xenopus laevisMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
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Histone H2A type 1C, G129Xenopus laevisMutation(s): 2 
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Entity ID: 4
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Histone H2B 1.1D, H122Xenopus laevisMutation(s): 1 
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Entity ID: 5
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DNA (146-MER)I, J146Homo sapiens
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Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SO4
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L [auth C], N [auth D], O [auth G]SULFATE ION
O4 S
QAOWNCQODCNURD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
 Ligand Interaction
MN
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K [auth A] , M [auth D] , P [auth I] , Q [auth I] , R [auth I] , S [auth I] , T [auth J] , U [auth J] , 
K [auth A],  M [auth D],  P [auth I],  Q [auth I],  R [auth I],  S [auth I],  T [auth J],  U [auth J],  V [auth J],  W [auth J],  X [auth J],  Y [auth J],  Z [auth J]
MANGANESE (II) ION
Mn
WAEMQWOKJMHJLA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.55 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.262 
  • R-Value Work: 0.234 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.234 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 106.067α = 90
b = 109.374β = 90
c = 176.465γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2011-04-04 
  • Released Date: 2012-03-14 
  • Deposition Author(s): Wu, B., Davey, C.A.

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2012-03-14
    Type: Initial release