6GWS

Crystal structure of human PCNA in complex with three p15 peptides


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.263 
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.203 

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Literature

p15PAF binding to PCNA modulates the DNA sliding surface.

De March, M.Barrera-Vilarmau, S.Crespan, E.Mentegari, E.Merino, N.Gonzalez-Magana, A.Romano-Moreno, M.Maga, G.Crehuet, R.Onesti, S.Blanco, F.J.De Biasio, A.

(2018) Nucleic Acids Res 46: 9816-9828

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gky723
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6EHT, 6GWS

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • p15PAF is an oncogenic intrinsically disordered protein that regulates DNA replication and lesion bypass by interacting with the human sliding clamp PCNA. In the absence of DNA, p15PAF traverses the PCNA ring via an extended PIP-box that contacts the sliding surface ...

    p15PAF is an oncogenic intrinsically disordered protein that regulates DNA replication and lesion bypass by interacting with the human sliding clamp PCNA. In the absence of DNA, p15PAF traverses the PCNA ring via an extended PIP-box that contacts the sliding surface. Here, we probed the atomic-scale structure of p15PAF-PCNA-DNA ternary complexes. Crystallography and MD simulations show that, when p15PAF occupies two subunits of the PCNA homotrimer, DNA within the ring channel binds the unoccupied subunit. The structure of PCNA-bound p15PAF in the absence and presence of DNA is invariant, and solution NMR confirms that DNA does not displace p15PAF from the ring wall. Thus, p15PAF reduces the available sliding surfaces of PCNA, and may function as a belt that fastens the DNA to the clamp during synthesis by the replicative polymerase (pol δ). This constraint, however, may need to be released for efficient DNA lesion bypass by the translesion synthesis polymerase (pol η). Accordingly, our biochemical data show that p15PAF impairs primer synthesis by pol η-PCNA holoenzyme against both damaged and normal DNA templates. In light of our findings, we discuss the possible mechanistic roles of p15PAF in DNA replication and suppression of DNA lesion bypass.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Leicester Institute of Structural & Chemical Biology and Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Leicester, Lancaster Rd, Leicester LE1 7HB, UK.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Proliferating cell nuclear antigenA, B, C264Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PCNA
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Go to UniProtKB:  P12004
PHAROS:  P12004
GTEx:  ENSG00000132646 
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UniProt GroupP12004
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
PCNA-associated factorD, E, F32Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PCLAFKIAA0101NS5ATP9PAFL5
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q15004
PHAROS:  Q15004
GTEx:  ENSG00000166803 
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UniProt GroupQ15004
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.90 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.263 
  • R-Value Work: 0.200 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.203 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 79.24α = 90
b = 89.75β = 117.25
c = 85.13γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
XSCALEdata scaling
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
XDSdata reduction
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Spanish Ministry of Economy and CompetitivenessSpainCTQ2017-83810-R

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2018-08-22
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2018-09-05
    Changes: Data collection, Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-10-24
    Changes: Data collection, Database references