PDBe 4ecr

X-ray diffraction
1.89Å resolution

Human DNA polymerase eta - DNA ternary complex: Reaction in the AT crystal at pH 7.0 for 40 sec

Released:
Primary publication:
Watching DNA polymerase η make a phosphodiester bond.
OpenAccess logo Nature 487 196-201 (2012)
PMID: 22785315

Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
Deoxynucleoside triphosphate + DNA(n) = diphosphate + DNA(n+1). 
Biochemical function:
Biological process:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
hetero trimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
2 distinct DNA molecules
Macromolecules (3 distinct):
DNA polymerase eta Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 435 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 48.62 KDa
Source organism: Homo sapiens
Expression system: Escherichia coli
UniProt:
  • Canonical: Q9Y253 (Residues: 1-432; Coverage: 61%)
Gene names: POLH, RAD30, RAD30A, XPV
Sequence domains: impB/mucB/samB family
Structure domains: Dna Ligase; domain 1
DNA (5'-D(*AP*GP*CP*GP*TP*CP*AP*T)-3') Chain: P
Molecule details ›
Chain: P
Length: 8 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 2.43 KDa
Source organism: Synthetic construct
Expression system: Not provided
DNA (5'-D(*CP*AP*TP*TP*AP*TP*GP*AP*CP*GP*CP*T)-3') Chain: T
Molecule details ›
Chain: T
Length: 12 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 3.64 KDa
Source organism: Synthetic construct
Expression system: Not provided

Ligands and Environments


No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 22-BM
Spacegroup: P61
Unit cell:
a: 98.786Å b: 98.786Å c: 82.431Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R-values:
R R work R free
0.174 0.172 0.216
Expression systems:
  • Escherichia coli
  • Not provided