6PTN

Structure of Ctf4 trimer in complex with two CMG helicases


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 5.80 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Ctf4 organizes sister replisomes and Pol alpha into a replication factory.

Yuan, Z.Georgescu, R.Santos, R.L.A.Zhang, D.Bai, L.Yao, N.Y.Zhao, G.O'Donnell, M.E.Li, H.

(2019) Elife 8

  • DOI: 10.7554/eLife.47405
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6PTJ, 6PTO, 6PTN

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • The current view is that eukaryotic replisomes are independent. Here we show that Ctf4 tightly dimerizes CMG helicase, with an extensive interface involving Psf2, Cdc45, and Sld5. Interestingly, Ctf4 binds only one Pol α-primase. Thus, Ctf4 may have evol ...

    The current view is that eukaryotic replisomes are independent. Here we show that Ctf4 tightly dimerizes CMG helicase, with an extensive interface involving Psf2, Cdc45, and Sld5. Interestingly, Ctf4 binds only one Pol α-primase. Thus, Ctf4 may have evolved as a trimer to organize two helicases and one Pol α-primase into a replication factory. In the 2CMG-Ctf4 3 -1Pol α-primase factory model, the two CMGs nearly face each other, placing the two lagging strands toward the center and two leading strands out the sides. The single Pol α-primase is centrally located and may prime both sister replisomes. The Ctf4-coupled-sister replisome model is consistent with cellular microscopy studies revealing two sister forks of an origin remain attached and are pushed forward from a protein platform. The replication factory model may facilitate parental nucleosome transfer during replication.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Structural Biology Program, Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, United States.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
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DNA polymerase alpha-binding protein EFG927Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CTF4CHL15POB1YPR135WP9659.7
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Entity ID: 2
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DNA replication complex GINS protein PSF1 Aa208Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PSF1YDR013WPZA208YD8119.18
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Entity ID: 3
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DNA replication complex GINS protein PSF2 Bb213Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PSF2YJL072CHRF213J1086
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Entity ID: 4
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DNA replication complex GINS protein PSF3 Cc194Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: PSF3YOL146W
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Entity ID: 5
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DNA replication complex GINS protein SLD5 Dd294Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: SLD5YDR489W
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Entity ID: 6
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Cell division control protein 45 Hh650Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: CDC45SLD4YLR103CL8004.11
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Entity ID: 7
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DNA replication licensing factor MCM2 2i868Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MCM2YBL023CYBL0438
EC: 3.6.4.12
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Entity ID: 8
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DNA replication licensing factor MCM3 3j971Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MCM3YEL032WSYGP-ORF23
EC: 3.6.4.12
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DNA replication licensing factor MCM4 4k933Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MCM4CDC54HCD21YPR019WYP9531.13
EC: 3.6.4.12
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Minichromosome maintenance protein 5 5l775Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MCM5CDC46YLR274WL9328.1
EC: 3.6.4.12
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Entity ID: 11
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DNA replication licensing factor MCM6 6m1017Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MCM6YGL201C
EC: 3.6.4.12
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DNA replication licensing factor MCM7 7n845Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MCM7CDC47YBR202WYBR1441
EC: 3.6.4.12
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 5.80 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI)United StatesGM111472
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI)United StatesOD12272
National Institutes of Health/National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH/NHGRI)United StatesGM45436

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2019-11-20
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-12-18
    Changes: Author supporting evidence