4HTP

Crystal structure of the DBD domain of human DNA ligase IV bound to Artemis peptide


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.25 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.196 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.199 

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Literature

Structural Basis of DNA Ligase IV-Artemis Interaction in Nonhomologous End-Joining.

De Ioannes, P.Malu, S.Cortes, P.Aggarwal, A.K.

(2012) Cell Rep 2: 1505-1512

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.11.004
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4HTP, 4HTO

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • DNA ligase IV (LigIV) and Artemis are central components of the nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) machinery that is required for V(D)J recombination and the maintenance of genomic integrity in mammalian cells. We report here crystal structures of the LigIV DNA binding domain (DBD) in both its apo form and in complex with a peptide derived from the Artemis C-terminal region ...

    DNA ligase IV (LigIV) and Artemis are central components of the nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) machinery that is required for V(D)J recombination and the maintenance of genomic integrity in mammalian cells. We report here crystal structures of the LigIV DNA binding domain (DBD) in both its apo form and in complex with a peptide derived from the Artemis C-terminal region. We show that LigIV interacts with Artemis through an extended hydrophobic surface. In particular, we find that the helix α2 in LigIV-DBD is longer than in other mammalian ligases and presents residues that specifically interact with the Artemis peptide, which adopts a partially helical conformation on binding. Mutations of key residues on the LigIV-DBD hydrophobic surface abolish the interaction. Together, our results provide structural insights into the specificity of the LigIV-Artemis interaction and how the enzymatic activities of the two proteins may be coordinated during NHEJ.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Structural and Chemical Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA ligase 4A, B240Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: LIG4
EC: 6.5.1.1
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Protein artemisC, D [auth E]11Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DCLRE1CARTEMISASCIDSCIDASNM1C
EC: 3.1
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.25 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.249 
  • R-Value Work: 0.196 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.199 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 61.21α = 90
b = 72.83β = 90
c = 158.05γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
HKL-2000data collection
PHASERphasing
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling

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Entry History 

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Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2012-12-26
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2013-01-16
    Changes: Database references