6KDA

Crystal structure of human DNMT3B-DNMT3L in complex with DNA containing CpGpG site


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.91 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.220 
  • R-Value Work: 0.188 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.189 

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Literature

Structural insights into CpG-specific DNA methylation by human DNA methyltransferase 3B.

Lin, C.C.Chen, Y.P.Yang, W.Z.Shen, J.C.K.Yuan, H.S.

(2020) Nucleic Acids Res 48: 3949-3961

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa111
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6KDL, 6KDB, 6KDA, 6KDP, 6KDT

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • DNA methyltransferases are primary enzymes for cytosine methylation at CpG sites of epigenetic gene regulation in mammals. De novo methyltransferases DNMT3A and DNMT3B create DNA methylation patterns during development, but how they differentially im ...

    DNA methyltransferases are primary enzymes for cytosine methylation at CpG sites of epigenetic gene regulation in mammals. De novo methyltransferases DNMT3A and DNMT3B create DNA methylation patterns during development, but how they differentially implement genomic DNA methylation patterns is poorly understood. Here, we report crystal structures of the catalytic domain of human DNMT3B-3L complex, noncovalently bound with and without DNA of different sequences. Human DNMT3B uses two flexible loops to enclose DNA and employs its catalytic loop to flip out the cytosine base. As opposed to DNMT3A, DNMT3B specifically recognizes DNA with CpGpG sites via residues Asn779 and Lys777 in its more stable and well-ordered target recognition domain loop to facilitate processive methylation of tandemly repeated CpG sites. We also identify a proton wire water channel for the final deprotonation step, revealing the complete working mechanism for cytosine methylation by DNMT3B and providing the structural basis for DNMT3B mutation-induced hypomethylation in immunodeficiency, centromere instability and facial anomalies syndrome.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Graduate Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10048, Taiwan.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA (cytosine-5)-methyltransferase 3-likeBC204Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DNMT3L
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Go to UniProtKB:  Q9UJW3
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PHAROS  Q9UJW3
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA (cytosine-5)-methyltransferase 3BAD286Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: DNMT3B
EC: 2.1.1.37
Find proteins for Q9UBC3 (Homo sapiens)
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PHAROS  Q9UBC3
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
DNA (25-MER)E, F25synthetic construct
Small Molecules
Ligands 1 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
SAH
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A, D
S-ADENOSYL-L-HOMOCYSTEINE
C14 H20 N6 O5 S
ZJUKTBDSGOFHSH-WFMPWKQPSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.91 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.220 
  • R-Value Work: 0.188 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.189 
  • Space Group: P 31
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 193.872α = 90
b = 193.872β = 90
c = 49.741γ = 120
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
PHENIXrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2020-02-19
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2020-03-04
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2020-04-22
    Changes: Database references