6ENF

Cryo-EM structure of a polyproline-stalled ribosome in the absence of EF-P


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.2 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Structural Basis for Polyproline-Mediated Ribosome Stalling and Rescue by the Translation Elongation Factor EF-P.

Huter, P.Arenz, S.Bock, L.V.Graf, M.Frister, J.O.Heuer, A.Peil, L.Starosta, A.L.Wohlgemuth, I.Peske, F.Novacek, J.Berninghausen, O.Grubmuller, H.Tenson, T.Beckmann, R.Rodnina, M.V.Vaiana, A.C.Wilson, D.N.

(2017) Mol. Cell 68: 515-527.e6

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.10.014
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ribosomes synthesizing proteins containing consecutive proline residues become stalled and require rescue via the action of uniquely modified translation elongation factors, EF-P in bacteria, or archaeal/eukaryotic a/eIF5A. To date, no structures exi ...

    Ribosomes synthesizing proteins containing consecutive proline residues become stalled and require rescue via the action of uniquely modified translation elongation factors, EF-P in bacteria, or archaeal/eukaryotic a/eIF5A. To date, no structures exist of EF-P or eIF5A in complex with translating ribosomes stalled at polyproline stretches, and thus structural insight into how EF-P/eIF5A rescue these arrested ribosomes has been lacking. Here we present cryo-EM structures of ribosomes stalled on proline stretches, without and with modified EF-P. The structures suggest that the favored conformation of the polyproline-containing nascent chain is incompatible with the peptide exit tunnel of the ribosome and leads to destabilization of the peptidyl-tRNA. Binding of EF-P stabilizes the P-site tRNA, particularly via interactions between its modification and the CCA end, thereby enforcing an alternative conformation of the polyproline-containing nascent chain, which allows a favorable substrate geometry for peptide bond formation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Gene Center, Department for Biochemistry and Center for integrated Protein Science Munich (CiPSM), University of Munich, Feodor-Lynenstr. 25, 81377 Munich, Germany.




Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S2
b
218Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsB
Find proteins for P0A7V0 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S3
c
206Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsC
Find proteins for P0A7V3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S4
d
205Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsD (ramA)
Find proteins for P0A7V8 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
Go to UniProtKB:  P0A7V8
Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S5
e
157Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsE (spc)
Find proteins for P0A7W1 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 6
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S6
f
100Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsF
Find proteins for P02358 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 7
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S7
g
151Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsG
Find proteins for P02359 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 8
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S8
h
129Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsH
Find proteins for P0A7W7 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 9
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S9
i
127Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsI
Find proteins for P0A7X3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 10
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S10
j
98Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsJ (nusE)
Find proteins for P0A7R5 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 11
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S11
k
116Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsK
Find proteins for P0A7R9 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 12
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S12
l
123Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsL (strA)
Find proteins for P0A7S3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 13
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S13
m
114Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsM
Find proteins for P0A7S9 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 14
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S14
n
101Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsN
Find proteins for P0AG59 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 15
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S15
o
88Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsO (secC)
Find proteins for P0ADZ4 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 16
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S16
p
82Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsP
Find proteins for P0A7T3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 17
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S17
q
80Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsQ (neaA)
Find proteins for P0AG63 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 18
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S18
r
65Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsR
Find proteins for P0A7T7 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 19
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S19
s
79Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsS
Find proteins for P0A7U3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 20
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S20
t
85Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsT
Find proteins for P0A7U7 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 21
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
30S ribosomal protein S21
u
65Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpsU
Find proteins for P68679 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 25
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L2
C
271Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplB
Find proteins for P60422 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 26
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L3
D
209Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplC
Find proteins for P60438 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 27
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L4
E
201Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplD (eryA)
Find proteins for P60723 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 28
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L5
F
177Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplE
Find proteins for P62399 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 29
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L6
G
176Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplF
Find proteins for P0AG55 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 30
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L13
J
142Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplM
Find proteins for P0AA10 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 31
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L14
K
122Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplN
Find proteins for P0ADY3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 32
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L15
L
143Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplO
Find proteins for P02413 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 33
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L16
M
136Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplP
Find proteins for P0ADY7 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 34
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L17
N
120Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplQ
Find proteins for P0AG44 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 35
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L18
O
116Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplR
Find proteins for P0C018 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 36
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L19
P
114Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplS
Find proteins for P0A7K6 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 37
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L20
Q
117Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplT (pdzA)
Find proteins for P0A7L3 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 38
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L21
R
103Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplU
Find proteins for P0AG48 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 39
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L22
S
110Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplV (eryB)
Find proteins for P61175 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 40
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L23
T
93Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplW
Find proteins for P0ADZ0 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 41
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L24
U
102Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplX
Find proteins for P60624 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 42
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L25
V
94Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rplY
Find proteins for P68919 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 43
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L27
W
78Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmA
Find proteins for P0A7L8 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 44
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L28
X
77Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmB
Find proteins for P0A7M2 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 45
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L29
Y
63Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmC
Find proteins for P0A7M6 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 46
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L30
Z
58Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmD
Find proteins for P0AG51 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 47
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L32
0
56Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmF
Find proteins for P0A7N4 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 48
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L33
1
50Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmG
Find proteins for P0A7N9 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 49
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L34
2
46Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmH (rimA, ssaF)
Find proteins for P0A7P5 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 50
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L35
3
64Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmI
Find proteins for P0A7Q1 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 51
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L36
4
38Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmJ
Find proteins for P0A7Q6 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 52
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetails
50S ribosomal protein L31
6
66Escherichia coli (strain K12)Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpmE
Find proteins for P0A7M9 (Escherichia coli (strain K12))
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
16S ribosomal RNAa1539Escherichia coli
Entity ID: 22
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
RNA (5'-R(P*CP*CP*G)-3'), mRNAv3Escherichia coli
Entity ID: 23
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
23S ribosomal RNAA2903Escherichia coli
Entity ID: 24
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
5S ribosomal RNAB120Escherichia coli
Entity ID: 53
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganism
proline tRNAx77Escherichia coli
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.2 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
German Research FoundationGermanyFOR1805
German Research FoundationGermanyWI3285/4-1
iNEXTNetherlands1503

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2017-11-22
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-01-31
    Type: Author supporting evidence