471D

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE AND IMPROVED ANTISENSE PROPERTIES OF 2'-O-(2-METHOXYETHYL)-RNA


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.252 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.193 

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Literature

Crystal structure and improved antisense properties of 2'-O-(2-methoxyethyl)-RNA.

Teplova, M.Minasov, G.Tereshko, V.Inamati, G.B.Cook, P.D.Manoharan, M.Egli, M.

(1999) Nat Struct Biol 6: 535-539

  • DOI: 10.1038/9304
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    468D, 469D, 470D, 471D

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • 2'-O-(2-Methoxyethyl)-RNA (MOE-RNA) is a nucleic acid analog with promising features for antisense applications. Compared with phosphorothioate DNA (PS-DNA), the MOE modification offers improved nuclease resistance, enhanced RNA affinity, improved cellular uptake and intestinal absorption, reduced toxicity and immune stimulation ...

    2'-O-(2-Methoxyethyl)-RNA (MOE-RNA) is a nucleic acid analog with promising features for antisense applications. Compared with phosphorothioate DNA (PS-DNA), the MOE modification offers improved nuclease resistance, enhanced RNA affinity, improved cellular uptake and intestinal absorption, reduced toxicity and immune stimulation. The crystal structure of a fully modified MOE-RNA dodecamer duplex (CGCGAAUUCGCG) was determined at 1.7 A resolution. In the majority of the MOE substituents, the torsion angle around the ethylene alkyl chain assumes a gauche conformation. The conformational preorganization of the MOE groups is consistent with the improved RNA affinity and the extensive hydration of the substituents could play a role in the improved cellular uptake of MOE-RNA. A specific hydration pattern that bridges substituent and phosphate oxygen atoms in the minor groove of MOE-RNA may explain its high nuclease resistance.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
RNA (5'-R(*(C43)P*(G48)P*(C43)P*(G48)P*(A44)P*(A44)P*(U36)P*(U36)P*(C43)P*(G48)P*(C43)P*(G48))-3')A, B 12N/A
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
MG
Query on MG

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C [auth A],
D [auth A]
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.70 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.252 
  • R-Value Work: 0.193 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.193 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 44.06α = 90
b = 35.4β = 95
c = 48.34γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
AMoREphasing
X-PLORrefinement
DENZOdata reduction
SCALEPACKdata scaling

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 1999-05-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2008-05-22
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.2: 2011-07-13
    Changes: Version format compliance
  • Version 1.3: 2013-01-16
    Changes: Atomic model
  • Version 1.4: 2013-02-27
    Changes: Atomic model