PDBe 3cmw

X-ray diffraction
2.8Å resolution

Mechanism of homologous recombination from the RecA-ssDNA/dsDNA structures

Source organism: Escherichia coli

Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
hetero dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
1 distinct DNA molecule
Macromolecules (2 distinct):
Protein RecA Chains: A, C
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, C
Length: 1706 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 182.24 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia coli
Expression system: Not provided
  • Canonical: P0A7G6 (Residues: 31-335, 2-335; Coverage: 95%)
Gene names: JW2669, b2699, lexB, recA, recH, rnmB, tif, umuB, zab
Sequence domains: recA bacterial DNA recombination protein
Structure domains:
Molecule details ›
Chains: B, D
Length: 15 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 4.52 KDa

Ligands and Environments

3 bound ligands:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 24-ID-C
Spacegroup: P21212
Unit cell:
a: 159Å b: 300.5Å c: 80.1Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.214 0.214 0.236
Expression system: Not provided