6K4Y

CryoEM structure of sigma appropriation complex


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.79 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Literature

Structural basis of sigma appropriation.

Shi, J.Wen, A.Zhao, M.You, L.Zhang, Y.Feng, Y.

(2019) Nucleic Acids Res 47: 9423-9432

  • DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkz682
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    6K4Y

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Bacteriophage T4 middle promoters are activated through a process called σ appropriation, which requires the concerted effort of two T4-encoded transcription factors: AsiA and MotA. Despite extensive biochemical and genetic analyses, puzzle remains, ...

    Bacteriophage T4 middle promoters are activated through a process called σ appropriation, which requires the concerted effort of two T4-encoded transcription factors: AsiA and MotA. Despite extensive biochemical and genetic analyses, puzzle remains, in part, because of a lack of precise structural information for σ appropriation complex. Here, we report a single-particle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) structure of an intact σ appropriation complex, comprising AsiA, MotA, Escherichia coli RNA polymerase (RNAP), σ70 and a T4 middle promoter. As expected, AsiA binds to and remodels σ region 4 to prevent its contact with host promoters. Unexpectedly, AsiA undergoes a large conformational change, takes over the job of σ region 4 and provides an anchor point for the upstream double-stranded DNA. Because σ region 4 is conserved among bacteria, other transcription factors may use the same strategy to alter the landscape of transcription immediately. Together, the structure provides a foundation for understanding σ appropriation and transcription activation.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Department of Biophysics, and Department of Pathology of Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310058, China.



Macromolecules

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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunit alphaAB329Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoApezphssezb3295JW3257
EC: 2.7.7.6
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunit betaC1342Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoBgroNnitBrifronstlstvtabDb3987JW3950
EC: 2.7.7.6
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunit beta'D1407Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoCtabBb3988JW3951
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 4
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DNA-directed RNA polymerase subunit omegaE91Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoZb3649JW3624
EC: 2.7.7.6
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Entity ID: 5
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RNA polymerase sigma factor RpoDF613Escherichia coli K-12Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: rpoDaltb3067JW3039
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Entity ID: 6
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10 kDa anti-sigma factorI110Escherichia virus T4Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: asiA
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Entity ID: 7
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Middle transcription regulatory protein motAM211Escherichia virus T4Mutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: motA
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Entity ID: 8
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DNA (60-MER)N60Escherichia virus T4
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Entity ID: 9
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DNA (60-MER)T60Escherichia virus T4
Small Molecules
Ligands 2 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
ZN
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ZINC ION
Zn
PTFCDOFLOPIGGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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MG
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MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.79 Å
  • Aggregation State: PARTICLE 
  • Reconstruction Method: SINGLE PARTICLE 

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Entry History & Funding Information

Deposition Data


Funding OrganizationLocationGrant Number
Ministry of Science and Technology (China)China2018YFA0507800

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2019-08-07
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2019-08-28
    Changes: Data collection, Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2019-10-09
    Changes: Data collection, Database references
  • Version 1.3: 2019-11-06
    Changes: Data collection, Other