5J3V

Crystal structure of human Karyopherin-beta2 bound to the histone H3 tail

  • Classification: TRANSPORT PROTEIN
  • Organism(s): Homo sapiens
  • Expression System: Escherichia coli
  • Mutation(s): No 

  • Deposited: 2016-03-31 Released: 2016-09-21 
  • Deposition Author(s): Soniat, M., Chook, Y.M.
  • Funding Organization(s): National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS), Welch Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The University of Texas Southwestern Endowed Scholars Program

Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.05 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.213 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.215 

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Literature

Karyopherin-beta 2 Recognition of a PY-NLS Variant that Lacks the Proline-Tyrosine Motif.

Soniat, M.Chook, Y.M.

(2016) Structure 24: 1802-1809

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2016.07.018
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    5J3V

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Karyopherin-β2 or Transportin-1 binds proline-tyrosine nuclear localization signals (PY-NLSs) in its cargos. PY-NLSs are described by structural disorder, overall positive charge, and binding epitopes composed of an N-terminal hydrophobic or basic motif and a C-terminal R-X 2-5 P-Y motif ...

    Karyopherin-β2 or Transportin-1 binds proline-tyrosine nuclear localization signals (PY-NLSs) in its cargos. PY-NLSs are described by structural disorder, overall positive charge, and binding epitopes composed of an N-terminal hydrophobic or basic motif and a C-terminal R-X 2-5 P-Y motif. The N-terminal tail of histone H3 binds Kapβ2 with high affinity but does not contain a recognizable PY-NLS. The crystal structure of the Kapβ2-H3 tail shows residues 11-27 of H3 binding to the PY-NLS site of Kapβ2. H3 residues 11 TGGKAPRK 18 bind the site for PY-NLS Epitope 1 (N-terminal hydrophobic/basic motif), which is most important for Kapβ2-binding. H3 residue Arg26 occupies the PY-NLS Epitope 2 position (usually arginine of R-X 2-5 P-Y) but PY-NLS Epitope 3 (proline-tyrosine motif) is missing in the H3 tail. Histone H3 thus provides an example of a PY-NLS variant with no proline-tyrosine or homologous proline-hydrophobic motif. The H3 tail uses a very strong Epitope 1 to compensate for loss of the often-conserved proline-tyrosine epitope.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX 75390, USA. Electronic address: yuhmin.chook@utsouthwestern.edu.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Transportin-1,Transportin-1A, C [auth B]854Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TNPO1KPNB2MIP1TRN
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Histone H3B [auth C], D17Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: 
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.05 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.256 
  • R-Value Work: 0.213 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.215 
  • Space Group: C 2 2 21
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 150.296α = 90
b = 154.185β = 90
c = 192.661γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
HKL-3000data reduction
HKL-3000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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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 StatesR01 GM069909
National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS)United StatesU01 GM98256-01
Welch FoundationUnited StatesI-1532
Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyUnited States--
The University of Texas Southwestern Endowed Scholars ProgramUnited States--

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2016-09-21
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2016-10-19
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2017-09-27
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Database references, Derived calculations
  • Version 1.3: 2019-12-25
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Structure summary