5ZE2

Hairpin Complex, RAG1/2-hairpin 12RSS/23RSS complex in 5mM Mn2+ for 2 min at 4'C


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.201 

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Literature

Cracking the DNA Code for V(D)J Recombination

Kim, M.S.Chuenchor, W.Chen, X.Cui, Y.Zhang, X.Zhou, Z.H.Gellert, M.Yang, W.

(2018) Mol Cell 70: 358-370.e4

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2018.03.008
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5ZDZ, 5ZE1, 5ZE0, 5ZE2, 6CG0, 6CIM, 6CIL, 6CIK, 6CIJ

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • To initiate V(D)J recombination for generating the adaptive immune response of vertebrates, RAG1/2 recombinase cleaves DNA at a pair of recombination signal sequences, the 12- and 23-RSS. We have determined crystal and cryo-EM structures of RAG1/2 with DNA in the pre-reaction and hairpin-forming complexes up to 2 ...

    To initiate V(D)J recombination for generating the adaptive immune response of vertebrates, RAG1/2 recombinase cleaves DNA at a pair of recombination signal sequences, the 12- and 23-RSS. We have determined crystal and cryo-EM structures of RAG1/2 with DNA in the pre-reaction and hairpin-forming complexes up to 2.75 Å resolution. Both protein and DNA exhibit structural plasticity and undergo dramatic conformational changes. Coding-flank DNAs extensively rotate, shift, and deform for nicking and hairpin formation. Two intertwined RAG1 subunits crisscross four times between the asymmetric pair of severely bent 12/23-RSS DNAs. Location-sensitive bending of 60° and 150° in 12- and 23-RSS spacers, respectively, must occur for RAG1/2 to capture the nonamers and pair the heptamers for symmetric double-strand breakage. DNA pairing is thus sequence-context dependent and structure specific, which partly explains the "beyond 12/23" restriction. Finally, catalysis in crystallo reveals the process of DNA hairpin formation and its stabilization by interleaved base stacking.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. Electronic address: weiy@niddk.nih.gov.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
mouse RAG1A, C627Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Rag1
EC: 3.1 (PDB Primary Data), 2.3.2.27 (PDB Primary Data)
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Entity ID: 2
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mouse RAG2B, D389Mus musculusMutation(s): 1 
Gene Names: Rag2Rag-2
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HMGB1 A-B boxE [auth N]163Mus musculusMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: Hmgb1Hmg-1Hmg1
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DNA (31-MER)F [auth I]31synthetic construct
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Entity ID: 5
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DNA (31-MER)G [auth J]31synthetic construct
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Entity ID: 6
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DNA (40-MER)H [auth G]40synthetic construct
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Entity ID: 7
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DNA (30-MER)I [auth L]30synthetic construct
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Entity ID: 8
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.30 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.237 
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.201 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 132.77α = 90
b = 108.12β = 114.45
c = 155.74γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
XDSdata reduction
XDSdata scaling
PHENIXphasing

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
NIHUnited States--

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2018-04-25
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-05-02
    Changes: Data collection, Database references