X-ray diffraction
1.5Å resolution

Crystal Structure of AlkB in complex with Mn(II), 2-oxoglutarate and methylated trinucleotide T-meC-T


Function and Biology Details

Reaction catalysed:
DNA-base-CH(3) + 2-oxoglutarate + O(2) = DNA-base + formaldehyde + succinate + CO(2)
Biological process:
Cellular component:
  • not assigned

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
hetero dimer (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
1 distinct DNA molecule
Macromolecules (2 distinct):
Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase AlkB Chain: A
Molecule details ›
Chain: A
Length: 211 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 23.61 KDa
Source organism: Escherichia coli K-12
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: P05050 (Residues: 12-216; Coverage: 95%)
Gene names: JW2200, aidD, alkB, b2212
Structure domains: Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase AlkB-like
DNA (5'-D(P*TP*(ME6)P*T)-3') Chain: B
Molecule details ›
Chain: B
Length: 3 nucleotides
Theoretical weight: 868 Da
Source organism: Escherichia coli K-12
Expression system: Not provided

Ligands and Environments

2 bound ligands:

1 modified residue:

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: NSLS BEAMLINE X12C
Spacegroup: P43
Unit cell:
a: 41.444Å b: 41.444Å c: 116.709Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.199 0.199 0.214
Expression systems:
  • Escherichia coli
  • Not provided