4P4H

Caught-in-action signaling complex of RIG-I 2CARD domain and MAVS CARD domain


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.240 
  • R-Value Work: 0.191 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.194 

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Literature

Molecular Imprinting as a Signal-Activation Mechanism of the Viral RNA Sensor RIG-I.

Wu, B.Peisley, A.Tetrault, D.Li, Z.Egelman, E.H.Magor, K.E.Walz, T.Penczek, P.A.Hur, S.

(2014) Mol Cell 55: 511-523

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2014.06.010
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3J6J, 4P4H

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • RIG-I activates interferon signaling pathways by promoting filament formation of the adaptor molecule, MAVS. Assembly of the MAVS filament is mediated by its CARD domain (CARD(MAVS)), and requires its interaction with the tandem CARDs of RIG-I (2CARD(RIG-I)) ...

    RIG-I activates interferon signaling pathways by promoting filament formation of the adaptor molecule, MAVS. Assembly of the MAVS filament is mediated by its CARD domain (CARD(MAVS)), and requires its interaction with the tandem CARDs of RIG-I (2CARD(RIG-I)). However, the precise nature of the interaction between 2CARD(RIG-I) and CARD(MAVS), and how this interaction leads to CARD(MAVS) filament assembly, has been unclear. Here we report a 3.6 Å electron microscopy structure of the CARD(MAVS) filament and a 3.4 Å crystal structure of the 2CARD(RIG-I):CARD(MAVS) complex, representing 2CARD(RIG-I) "caught in the act" of nucleating the CARD(MAVS) filament. These structures, together with functional analyses, show that 2CARD(RIG-I) acts as a template for the CARD(MAVS) filament assembly, by forming a helical tetrameric structure and recruiting CARD(MAVS) along its helical trajectory. Our work thus reveals that signal activation by RIG-I occurs by imprinting its helical assembly architecture on MAVS, a previously uncharacterized mechanism of signal transmission.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address: sun.hur@childrens.harvard.edu.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Probable ATP-dependent RNA helicase DDX58A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H205Homo sapiensMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: DDX58
EC: 3.6.4.13
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Entity ID: 2
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Mitochondrial antiviral-signaling proteinI, J, K, L, U [auth M], M [auth N], N [auth O], O [auth P]108Homo sapiensMutation(s): 3 
Gene Names: IPS1KIAA1271MAVSpstSVISA
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Ubiquitin-60S ribosomal protein L40P [auth S], Q [auth T], R [auth U], S [auth W], T [auth X]79Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: UBA52UBCEP2
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.40 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.240 
  • R-Value Work: 0.191 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.194 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 111.81α = 90
b = 117.33β = 90
c = 257.51γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2014-03-12 
  • Released Date: 2014-07-30 
  • Deposition Author(s): Wu, B., Hur, S.

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2014-07-30
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-10-01
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2015-01-07
    Changes: Database references