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X-ray diffraction
3.1Å resolution

Crystal structure of wild type Cre recombinase-loxP synapse

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Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
hetero octamer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
2 distinct DNA molecules
Macromolecules (3 distinct):
Recombinase cre Chains: A, B, E, F
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, E, F
Length: 343 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 38.6 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia virus P1
Expression system: Escherichia coli
UniProt:
  • Canonical: P06956 (Residues: 1-343; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: cre
Sequence domains: Phage integrase family
Structure domains:
loxP DNA Chains: C, G
Molecule details ›
Chains: C, G
Length: 37 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 11.36 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia virus P1
Expression system: Not provided
loxP DNA Chains: D, H
Molecule details ›
Chains: D, H
Length: 37 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 11.39 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia virus P1
Expression system: Not provided

Ligands and Environments

2 bound ligands:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE ID14-2
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 108.89Å b: 163.53Å c: 195.79Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R-values:
R R work R free
0.212 0.212 0.257
Expression systems:
  • Escherichia coli
  • Not provided