EMD-20456 Experiments and Validation

Cryo-EM structure of HzTransib/TIR DNA transposon end complex (TEC)

Single particle reconstruction
Overview of EMD-20456
Sample name: Transposon end complex of HzTransib with cleaved TIR substrate DNA
Organism: Helicoverpa zea
Fitted atomic model: 6pqy

Map parameters

Recommended contour level: 0.013 (author)
Number of grid points: 256 × 256 × 256
Voxel size: 1.05 × 1.05 × 1.05 Å
Minimum density: -0.043
Maximum density: 0.071
Average density: 0.00
Standard deviation: 0.002

Sample information

Sample name: Transposon end complex of HzTransib with cleaved TIR substrate DNA
Nucleic acids: DNA (5'-D(P*CP*AP*CP*GP*GP*TP*GP*GP*AP*TP*CP*GP*AP*AP*AP*A)-3'), DNA (5'-D(P*TP*TP*TP*TP*CP*GP*AP*TP*CP*CP*AP*CP*CP*GP*TP*G)-3')
Proteins: Transposon end complex of HzTransib with cleaved TIR substrate DNA, Putative DNA-mediated transposase

Validation information

Experimental information

 

Image processing

Applied symmetry: C2
Software: RELION
Number of particles: 26397

Fitting

Initial atomic model: 6PQN
Used chain: A
Fitting protocol: rigid body
Target criteria: Correlation coefficient
Refinement space: REAL
Details: Initial local fitting was done using UCSF Chimera, then manually adjusted and rebuilt in Coot. Final model was refined using Phenix real-space refinement.

Imaging

Session
Microscope model: FEI TITAN KRIOS
Electron source: FIELD EMISSION GUN
Electron dose (e/A**2): 54.399999999999999
Energy filter: GIF Quantum LS
Nominal CS (mm): 2.70
Nominal magnification: 130000.0
Defocus max (nm): 2,400.00
Defocus min (nm): 1,400.00
Holder model: FEI TITAN KRIOS AUTOGRID HOLDER
Details: Preliminary grid screening was performed manually.
Acquisition
Details: Images were collected in movie-mode at 5 frames per second.

Specimen

Preparation
Specimen state: particle
Specimen concentration (mg/mL): 0.30
Buffer: Solutions were made fresh from concentrated and filtered to avoid microbial contamination.
Specimen support: unspecified
Vitrification
Apparatus: FEI VITROBOT MARK IV
Cryogen: ETHANE
Humidity: 100
Details: Blot for 3 seconds before plunging.