X-ray diffraction
4.3Å resolution

Mechanism of homologous recombination from the RecA-ssDNA/dsDNA structures

Source organism: Escherichia coli K-12

Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Protein RecA Chains: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H
Length: 1357 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 144.94 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia coli K-12
Expression system: Not provided
  • Canonical: P0A7G6 (Residues: 31-335, 2-335; Coverage: 95%)
Gene names: JW2669, b2699, lexB, recA, recH, rnmB, tif, umuB, zab
Sequence domains: recA bacterial DNA recombination protein

Ligands and Environments

2 bound ligands:

No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: APS BEAMLINE 24-ID-C
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 176.6Å b: 189.8Å c: 424.3Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.244 0.243 0.261
Expression system: Not provided