4A0J

Crystal structure of Survivin bound to the phosphorylated N-terminal tail of histone H3


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.201 

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Literature

Structural Basis for the Recognition of Phosphorylated Histone H3 by the Survivin Subunit of the Chromosomal Passenger Complex.

Jeyaprakash, A.A.Basquin, C.Jayachandran, U.Conti, E.

(2011) Structure 19: 1625

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2011.09.002
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4A0N, 4A0I, 4A0J

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Localization of the chromosomal passenger complex (CPC) at centromeres during early mitosis is essential for accurate chromosome segregation and is dependent on the phosphorylation of histone H3. We report the 2.7 Å resolution structure of the CPC su ...

    Localization of the chromosomal passenger complex (CPC) at centromeres during early mitosis is essential for accurate chromosome segregation and is dependent on the phosphorylation of histone H3. We report the 2.7 Å resolution structure of the CPC subunit Survivin bound to the N-terminal tail of histone H3 carrying the Thr3 phosphorylation mark (Thr3ph). The BIR domain of Survivin recognizes the Ala1-Arg2-Thr3ph-Lys4 sequence, decoding the modification state and the free N terminus of histone H3 by a strategy similar to that used by PHD fingers. The structural analysis permitted the identification of putative Survivin-binding epitopes in other mitotic proteins, including human Shugoshin 1. Using biophysical and structural data, we show that a phospho-mimic N-terminal sequence such as that of hSgo1 (Ala1-Lys2-Glu3-Arg4) contains the specificity determinants to bind Survivin. Our findings suggest that the CPC engages in mutually exclusive interactions with other constituents of the mitotic machinery and a histone mark in chromatin.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Structural Cell Biology, Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Am Klopferspitz 18, D-82152 Martinsried, Germany. jeyaprak@biochem.mpg.de



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
BACULOVIRAL IAP REPEAT-CONTAINING PROTEIN 5AB142Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: BIRC5API4IAP4
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PHAROS  O15392
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
HISTONE H3 PEPTIDECD6Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: 
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PHAROS  P68431
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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A, B
ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
TPO
Query on TPO
C,DL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC4 H10 N O6 PTHR
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.80 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.268 
  • R-Value Work: 0.198 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.201 
  • Space Group: C 1 2 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 114.365α = 90
b = 70.896β = 129.03
c = 81.465γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
XDSdata reduction
SCALAdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2011-11-09
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2011-11-23
    Changes: Database references