PDBe 2o8j

X-ray diffraction
1.8Å resolution

Human euchromatic histone methyltransferase 2


Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + L-lysine-[histone] = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N(6)-methyl-L-lysine-[histone]
Biological process:
Cellular component:

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EHMT2 Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 281 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 32.46 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: Q96KQ7 (Residues: 913-1193; Coverage: 23%)
Gene names: BAT8, C6orf30, EHMT2, G9A, KMT1C, NG36
Sequence domains:
Structure domains: SET domain

Ligands and Environments

Cofactor: Ligand SAH 4 x SAH
1 bound ligand:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 17-ID
Spacegroup: P1
Unit cell:
a: 56.586Å b: 70.965Å c: 83.046Å
α: 81.11° β: 75.13° γ: 88.39°
R R work R free
0.184 0.182 0.221
Expression system: Escherichia coli