6IR9

RNA polymerase II elongation complex bound with Elf1 and Spt4/5, stalled at SHL(-1) of the nucleosome


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.80 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Structural insight into nucleosome transcription by RNA polymerase II with elongation factors.

Ehara, H.Kujirai, T.Fujino, Y.Shirouzu, M.Kurumizaka, H.Sekine, S.I.

(2019) Science 363: 744-747

  • DOI: 10.1126/science.aav8912
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6IR9, 6J4Y, 6J4X, 6J4Z, 6J51, 6J4W, 6J50

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • RNA polymerase II (RNAPII) transcribes chromosomal DNA that contains multiple nucleosomes. The nucleosome forms transcriptional barriers, and nucleosomal transcription requires several additional factors in vivo. We demonstrate that the transcription elongation factors Elf1 and Spt4/5 cooperatively lower the barriers and increase the RNAPII processivity in the nucleosome ...

    RNA polymerase II (RNAPII) transcribes chromosomal DNA that contains multiple nucleosomes. The nucleosome forms transcriptional barriers, and nucleosomal transcription requires several additional factors in vivo. We demonstrate that the transcription elongation factors Elf1 and Spt4/5 cooperatively lower the barriers and increase the RNAPII processivity in the nucleosome. The cryo-electron microscopy structures of the nucleosome-transcribing RNAPII elongation complexes (ECs) reveal that Elf1 and Spt4/5 reshape the EC downstream edge and intervene between RNAPII and the nucleosome. They facilitate RNAPII progression through superhelical location SHL(-1) by adjusting the nucleosome in favor of the forward progression. They suppress pausing at SHL(-5) by preventing the stable RNAPII-nucleosome interaction. Thus, the EC overcomes the nucleosomal barriers while providing a platform for various chromatin functions.


    Organizational Affiliation

    RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, 1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan. shunichi.sekine@riken.jp kurumizaka@iam.u-tokyo.ac.jp.



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DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunitA1743Linanthus concinnusMutation(s): 0 
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 2
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunit betaB1227Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr2-1_0125
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 3
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RNA polymerase II third largest subunit B44, part of central coreC304Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr4_0344
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Entity ID: 4
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RNA polymerase II subunit B32D186Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr2-2_0104
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Entity ID: 5
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RNA polymerase subunit ABC27, common to RNA polymerases I, II, and IIIE214Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr3_0157
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RNA polymerase subunit ABC23, common to RNA polymerases I, II, and IIIF155Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr2-2_0434
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RNA polymerase II subunitG171Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr4_0906
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DNA-directed RNA polymerases I, II, and III subunit RPABC3H145Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr2-2_0309
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunitI115Komagataella phaffii CBS 7435Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RPB9PP7435_Chr1-1144
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RNA polymerase subunit ABC10-beta, common to RNA polymerases I, II, and IIIJ72Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr2-1_0223
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RNA polymerase II subunit B12.5K118Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr3_0244
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Entity ID: 12
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RNA polymerase subunit ABC10-alphaL72Komagataella phaffii CBS 7435Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: RPC10PP7435_Chr1-0476
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Transcription elongation factor 1 homologP [auth M]113Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_c121_0006
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Entity ID: 17
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Transcription elongation factor SPT4Q [auth V]108Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr2-1_0350
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Spt5R [auth W]911Komagataella phaffii GS115Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PAS_chr3_1136
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Histone H3.3S [auth a], W [auth e]139Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: H3F3AH3.3AH3F3PP781H3F3BH3.3BH3-3AH3-3B
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Histone H4T [auth b], X [auth f]106Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Histone H2A type 1-B/EU [auth c], Y [auth g]133Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Histone H2B type 1-JV [auth d], Z [auth h]129Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HIST1H2BJH2BFRH2BC11
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    Experimental Data & Validation

    Experimental Data

    • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
    • Resolution: 3.80 Å
    • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
    • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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    Entry History & Funding Information

    Deposition Data


    Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
    Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceJapanJP25116002
    Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceJapanJP15H04344
    Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)JapanJP18am0101076
    Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)JapanJP18am0101082
    Japan Science and TechnologyJapanJPMJCR16G1
    RIKEN Dynamic Structural Biology projectJapan--

    Revision History  (Full details and data files)

    • Version 1.0: 2019-02-20
      Type: Initial release
    • Version 1.1: 2019-02-27
      Changes: Data collection, Database references
    • Version 1.2: 2019-11-06
      Changes: Data collection, Other