4RSJ

Pyrococcus furiosus Smc hinge domain with an extended coiled coil


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.284 
  • R-Value Work: 0.236 

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Literature

Molecular Basis for SMC Rod Formation and Its Dissolution upon DNA Binding.

Soh, Y.M.Burmann, F.Shin, H.C.Oda, T.Jin, K.S.Toseland, C.P.Kim, C.Lee, H.Kim, S.J.Kong, M.S.Durand-Diebold, M.L.Kim, Y.G.Kim, H.M.Lee, N.K.Sato, M.Oh, B.H.Gruber, S.

(2015) Mol.Cell 57: 290-303

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2014.11.023
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • SMC condensin complexes are central modulators of chromosome superstructure in all branches of life. Their SMC subunits form a long intramolecular coiled coil, which connects a constitutive "hinge" dimerization domain with an ATP-regulated "head" dim ...

    SMC condensin complexes are central modulators of chromosome superstructure in all branches of life. Their SMC subunits form a long intramolecular coiled coil, which connects a constitutive "hinge" dimerization domain with an ATP-regulated "head" dimerization module. Here, we address the structural arrangement of the long coiled coils in SMC complexes. We unequivocally show that prokaryotic Smc-ScpAB, eukaryotic condensin, and possibly also cohesin form rod-like structures, with their coiled coils being closely juxtaposed and accurately anchored to the hinge. Upon ATP-induced binding of DNA to the hinge, however, Smc switches to a more open configuration. Our data suggest that a long-distance structural transition is transmitted from the Smc head domains to regulate Smc-ScpAB's association with DNA. These findings uncover a conserved architectural theme in SMC complexes, provide a mechanistic basis for Smc's dynamic engagement with chromosomes, and offer a molecular explanation for defects in Cornelia de Lange syndrome.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biological Sciences, KAIST Institute for the Biocentury, Cancer Metastasis Control Center, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon 305-701, Korea.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
Chromosome partition protein Smc
A, B, C, D
276Pyrococcus furiosus (strain ATCC 43587 / DSM 3638 / JCM 8422 / Vc1)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: smc
Find proteins for Q8TZY2 (Pyrococcus furiosus (strain ATCC 43587 / DSM 3638 / JCM 8422 / Vc1))
Go to UniProtKB:  Q8TZY2
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.5 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.284 
  • R-Value Work: 0.236 
  • Space Group: P 21 21 21
Unit Cell:
Length (Å)Angle (°)
a = 101.923α = 90.00
b = 116.882β = 90.00
c = 145.493γ = 90.00
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXphasing
HKL-2000data reduction
PHENIXmodel building
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data scaling
HKL-2000data collection

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2014-12-31
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-02-11
    Type: Database references