6C24

Cryo-EM structure of PRC2 bound to cofactors AEBP2 and JARID2 in the Extended Active State


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Structures of human PRC2 with its cofactors AEBP2 and JARID2.

Kasinath, V.Faini, M.Poepsel, S.Reif, D.Feng, X.A.Stjepanovic, G.Aebersold, R.Nogales, E.

(2018) Science 359: 940-944

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.aar5700
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6C24, 6C23

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Transcriptionally repressive histone H3 lysine 27 methylation by Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) is essential for cellular differentiation and development. Here we report cryo-electron microscopy structures of human PRC2 in a basal state and two distinct active states while in complex with its cofactors JARID2 and AEBP2 ...

    Transcriptionally repressive histone H3 lysine 27 methylation by Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) is essential for cellular differentiation and development. Here we report cryo-electron microscopy structures of human PRC2 in a basal state and two distinct active states while in complex with its cofactors JARID2 and AEBP2. Both cofactors mimic the binding of histone H3 tails. JARID2, methylated by PRC2, mimics a methylated H3 tail to stimulate PRC2 activity, whereas AEBP2 interacts with the RBAP48 subunit, mimicking an unmodified H3 tail. SUZ12 interacts with all other subunits within the assembly and thus contributes to the stability of the complex. Our analysis defines the complete architecture of a functionally relevant PRC2 and provides a structural framework to understand its regulation by cofactors, histone tails, and RNA.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.



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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Polycomb protein SUZ12A, F [auth M], J [auth Q]739Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: SUZ12CHET9JJAZ1KIAA0160
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Entity ID: 2
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Protein JumonjiB345Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: JARID2JMJ
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Protein JumonjiC [auth E]345Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: JARID2JMJ
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Entity ID: 4
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Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EZH2L [auth C], D [auth K]746Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: EZH2KMT6
EC: 2.1.1.43 (PDB Primary Data), 2.1.1.356 (UniProt)
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Polycomb protein EEDE [auth L]441Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: EED
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Histone-binding protein RBBP4G [auth N]425Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RBBP4RBAP48
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JARID2-substrateH [auth O]7Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Zinc finger protein AEBP2I [auth P]295Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: AEBP2
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SUZ12K [auth Z]135Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Modified Residues  1 Unique
IDChainsTypeFormula2D DiagramParent
M3L
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BL-PEPTIDE LINKINGC9 H21 N2 O2LYS
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)United States--
European Research Council (ERC)European Union233226
European Research Council (ERC)European Union670821

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2018-01-24
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-01-31
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-02-14
    Changes: Author supporting evidence
  • Version 1.3: 2018-03-07
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.4: 2018-10-03
    Changes: Data collection, Refinement description
  • Version 1.5: 2019-11-20
    Changes: Author supporting evidence
  • Version 1.6: 2019-12-18
    Changes: Other