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X-ray diffraction
3.2Å resolution

Crystal structure of wild-type Cre recombinase-loxP synapse

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Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
hetero decamer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
3 distinct DNA molecules
Macromolecules (4 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: 16 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 4.96 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia virus P1
Expression system: Not provided
loxP DNA Chains: X, Y
Molecule details ›
Chains: X, Y
Length: 21 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 6.45 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:
1 modified residue:

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: ESRF BEAMLINE ID14-2
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 109.5Å b: 165.6Å c: 193.7Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R-values:
R R work R free
0.21 0.21 0.264
Expression systems:
  • Escherichia coli
  • Not provided