6NUT

Ebola virus nucleoprotein - RNA complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.10 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

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Literature

Cryo-EM structure of the Ebola virus nucleoprotein-RNA complex.

Kirchdoerfer, R.N.Saphire, E.O.Ward, A.B.

(2019) Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun 75: 340-347

  • DOI: 10.1107/S2053230X19004424
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6NUT

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Ebola virus is an emerging virus that is capable of causing a deadly disease in humans. Replication, transcription and packaging of the viral genome are carried out by the viral nucleocapsid. The nucleocapsid is a complex of the viral nucleoprotein, RNA and several other viral proteins ...

    Ebola virus is an emerging virus that is capable of causing a deadly disease in humans. Replication, transcription and packaging of the viral genome are carried out by the viral nucleocapsid. The nucleocapsid is a complex of the viral nucleoprotein, RNA and several other viral proteins. The nucleoprotein forms large, RNA-bound, helical filaments and acts as a scaffold for additional viral proteins. The 3.1 Å resolution single-particle cryo-electron microscopy structure of the nucleoprotein-RNA helical filament presented here resembles previous structures determined at lower resolution, while providing improved molecular details of protein-protein and protein-RNA interactions. The higher resolution of the structure presented here will facilitate the design and characterization of novel and specific Ebola virus therapeutics targeting the nucleocapsid.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
NucleoproteinA450Ebola virus - Mayinga, Zaire, 1976Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: NP
UniProt
Find proteins for P18272 (Zaire ebolavirus (strain Mayinga-76))
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Go to UniProtKB:  P18272
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UniProt GroupP18272
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Entity ID: 2
MoleculeChainsLengthOrganismImage
RNA (5'-R(P*AP*AP*AP*AP*AP*A)-3')B [auth D]6Homo sapiens
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.10 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID)United StatesAI123498
National Institutes of Health/National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID)United States--

Revision History  (Full details and data files)

  • Version 1.0: 2019-05-01
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-05-08
    Changes: Data collection, Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2019-11-13
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2019-12-18
    Changes: Author supporting evidence