3RFA

X-ray structure of RlmN from Escherichia coli in complex with S-adenosylmethionine


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.05 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.241 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 

wwPDB Validation 3D Report Full Report


This is version 1.1 of the entry. See complete history


Literature

Structural basis for methyl transfer by a radical SAM enzyme.

Boal, A.K.Grove, T.L.McLaughlin, M.I.Yennawar, N.H.Booker, S.J.Rosenzweig, A.C.

(2011) Science 332: 1089-1092

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1205358
  • Structures With Same Primary Citation

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The radical S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM) enzymes RlmN and Cfr methylate 23S ribosomal RNA, modifying the C2 or C8 position of adenosine 2503. The methyl groups are installed by a two-step sequence involving initial methylation of a conserved Cys res ...

    The radical S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM) enzymes RlmN and Cfr methylate 23S ribosomal RNA, modifying the C2 or C8 position of adenosine 2503. The methyl groups are installed by a two-step sequence involving initial methylation of a conserved Cys residue (RlmN Cys(355)) by SAM. Methyl transfer to the substrate requires reductive cleavage of a second equivalent of SAM. Crystal structures of RlmN and RlmN with SAM show that a single molecule of SAM coordinates the [4Fe-4S] cluster. Residue Cys(355) is S-methylated and located proximal to the SAM methyl group, suggesting the SAM that is involved in the initial methyl transfer binds at the same site. Thus, RlmN accomplishes its complex reaction with structural economy, harnessing the two most important reactivities of SAM within a single site.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA.



Macromolecules

Find similar proteins by: Sequence  |  Structure

Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Ribosomal RNA large subunit methyltransferase NA, B404Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rlmNyfgBb2517JW2501
EC: 2.1.1.192
Find proteins for P36979 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
Explore P36979 
Go to UniProtKB:  P36979
Protein Feature View
 ( Mouse scroll to zoom / Hold left click to move )
  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SAM
Query on SAM

Download CCD File 
A, B
S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE
C15 H22 N6 O5 S
MEFKEPWMEQBLKI-FCKMPRQPSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
SF4
Query on SF4

Download CCD File 
A, B
IRON/SULFUR CLUSTER
Fe4 S4
LJBDFODJNLIPKO-VKOJMFJBAC
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
SMC
Query on SMC
A,BL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC4 H9 N O2 SCYS
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.05 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.241 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.204 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 55.18α = 90
b = 55.621β = 90
c = 252.179γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-2000data collection
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

View Full Validation Report



Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-05-11
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance