4TZQ

Structure of C. elegans HTP-1 bound to HTP-3 motif-1


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.279 
  • R-Value Work: 0.241 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.243 

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Literature

The Chromosome Axis Controls Meiotic Events through a Hierarchical Assembly of HORMA Domain Proteins.

Kim, Y.Rosenberg, S.C.Kugel, C.L.Kostow, N.Rog, O.Davydov, V.Su, T.Y.Dernburg, A.F.Corbett, K.D.

(2014) Dev Cell 31: 487-502

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.devcel.2014.09.013
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    4TRK, 4TZJ, 4TZL, 4TZM, 4TZN, 4TZO, 4TZQ, 4TZS

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Proteins of the HORMA domain family play central, but poorly understood, roles in chromosome organization and dynamics during meiosis. In Caenorhabditis elegans, four such proteins (HIM-3, HTP-1, HTP-2, and HTP-3) have distinct but overlapping functions. Through combined biochemical, structural, and in vivo analysis, we find that these proteins form hierarchical complexes through binding of their HORMA domains to cognate peptides within their partners' C-terminal tails, analogous to the "safety belt" binding mechanism of Mad2 ...

    Proteins of the HORMA domain family play central, but poorly understood, roles in chromosome organization and dynamics during meiosis. In Caenorhabditis elegans, four such proteins (HIM-3, HTP-1, HTP-2, and HTP-3) have distinct but overlapping functions. Through combined biochemical, structural, and in vivo analysis, we find that these proteins form hierarchical complexes through binding of their HORMA domains to cognate peptides within their partners' C-terminal tails, analogous to the "safety belt" binding mechanism of Mad2. These interactions are critical for recruitment of HIM-3, HTP-1, and HTP-2 to chromosome axes. HTP-3, in addition to recruiting the other HORMA domain proteins to the axis, plays an independent role in sister chromatid cohesion and double-strand break formation. Finally, we find that mammalian HORMAD1 binds a motif found both at its own C terminus and at that of HORMAD2, indicating that this mode of intermolecular association is a conserved feature of meiotic chromosome structure in eukaryotes.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0660, USA; Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, San Diego Branch, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0660, USA. Electronic address: kcorbett@ucsd.edu.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Protein HTP-1A, C253Caenorhabditis elegansMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: htp-1CELE_F41H10.10F41H10.10
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Entity ID: 2
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Protein HTP-3B, D17Caenorhabditis elegansMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: htp-3CELE_F57C9.5F57C9.5
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.279 
  • R-Value Work: 0.241 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.243 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
  • Diffraction Data DOI: 10.15785/SBGRID/209 SBGrid
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 53.073α = 90
b = 66.4β = 105.58
c = 84.13γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS)United StatesR01GM104141

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2014-11-19
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2014-12-17
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-09-20
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Derived calculations, Source and taxonomy, Structure summary
  • Version 1.3: 2019-12-25
    Changes: Author supporting evidence