X-ray diffraction
1.9Å resolution

Crystal Structure of E. Coli RecA in a Compressed Helical Filament Form 2

Source organism: Escherichia coli
Primary publication:
Crystal structures of Escherichia coli RecA in a compressed helical filament.
J. Mol. Biol. 342 1471-85 (2004)
PMID: 15364575

Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
homo hexamer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Protein RecA Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 356 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 38.3 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia coli
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: P0A7G6 (Residues: 2-353; Coverage: 100%)
Gene names: JW2669, b2699, lexB, recA, recH, rnmB, tif, umuB, zab
Sequence domains: recA bacterial DNA recombination protein
Structure domains:

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 19-ID
Spacegroup: P61
Unit cell:
a: 105.854Å b: 105.854Å c: 73.496Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R R work R free
0.187 0.187 0.222
Expression system: Escherichia coli