X-ray diffraction
3.3Å resolution

Structural Basis of DNA Damage Recognition and Processing by UvrB: crystal structure of a UvrB/DNA complex

Source organism: [Bacillus] caldotenax
Primary publication:
Structural basis for DNA recognition and processing by UvrB.
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 13 360-4 (2006)
PMID: 16532007

Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
hetero dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
1 distinct DNA molecule
Macromolecules (2 distinct):
UvrABC system protein B Chains: A, B
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B
Length: 658 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 75.59 KDa
Source organism: [Bacillus] caldotenax
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: P56981 (Residues: 2-190, 191-658; Coverage: 100%)
Gene name: uvrB
Sequence domains:
Structure domains:
Molecule details ›
Chains: C, D
Length: 20 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 6.01 KDa

Ligands and Environments

1 bound ligand:
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: NSLS BEAMLINE X26C
Spacegroup: P3221
Unit cell:
a: 153.265Å b: 153.265Å c: 160.17Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 120°
R R work R free
0.207 0.205 0.258
Expression system: Escherichia coli