6M44

355 bp di-nucleosome harboring cohesive DNA termini (high cryoprotectant)


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.81 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.286 
  • R-Value Work: 0.208 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.209 

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Literature

Near-atomic resolution structures of interdigitated nucleosome fibres.

Adhireksan, Z.Sharma, D.Lee, P.L.Davey, C.A.

(2020) Nat Commun 11: 4747-4747

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18533-2
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6LA8, 6LA9, 6M3V, 6M44

  • PubMed Abstract: 

    Chromosome structure at the multi-nucleosomal level has remained ambiguous in spite of its central role in epigenetic regulation and genome dynamics. Recent investigations of chromatin architecture portray diverse modes of interaction within and between nucleosome chains, but how this is realized at the atomic level is unclear. Here we present near-atomic resolution crystal structures of nucleosome fibres that assemble from cohesive-ended dinucleosomes with and without linker histone. As opposed to adopting folded helical '30 nm' structures, the fibres instead assume open zigzag conformations that are interdigitated with one another. Zigzag conformations obviate extreme bending of the linker DNA, while linker DNA size (nucleosome repeat length) dictates fibre configuration and thus fibre-fibre packing, which is supported by variable linker histone binding. This suggests that nucleosome chains have a predisposition to interdigitate with specific characteristics under condensing conditions, which rationalizes observations of local chromosome architecture and the general heterogeneity of chromatin structure.


  • Organizational Affiliation

    NTU Institute of Structural Biology, Nanyang Technological University, 59 Nanyang Drive, Singapore, 636921, Singapore.


Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChains Sequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Histone H3.1
A, E, K, O
136Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChains Sequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Histone H4
B, F, L, P
103Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
MoleculeChains Sequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Histone H2A type 1-B/E
C, G, M, Q
130Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HIST1H2ABH2AFMHIST1H2AEH2AFA
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Entity ID: 4
MoleculeChains Sequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Histone H2B type 1-J
D, H, N, R
126Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: HIST1H2BJH2BFR
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PHAROS:  P06899
GTEx:  ENSG00000124635 
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Entity ID: 5
MoleculeChains LengthOrganismImage
DNA (355-MER)355other sequences
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Entity ID: 6
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DNA (355-MER)355other sequences
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 3.81 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.286 
  • R-Value Work: 0.208 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.209 
  • Space Group: P 1 21 1
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 85.038α = 90
b = 218.595β = 90.22
c = 115.931γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
REFMACrefinement
PDB_EXTRACTdata extraction
XDSdata reduction
Aimlessdata scaling
PHASERphasing

Structure Validation

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Ministry of Education (MoE, Singapore)Singapore--

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2020-10-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2023-11-29
    Changes: Data collection, Database references, Refinement description