X-ray diffraction
2.7Å resolution

Crystal structure of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein N-terminal RNA binding domain


Function and Biology Details

Structure analysis Details

Assembly composition:
monomeric (preferred)
Assembly name:
PDBe Complex ID:
PDB-CPX-144998 (preferred)
Entry contents:
1 distinct polypeptide molecule
Nucleoprotein Chains: A, B, C, D
Molecule details ›
Chains: A, B, C, D
Length: 136 amino acids
Theoretical weight: 14.89 KDa
Source organism: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Expression system: Escherichia coli
  • Canonical: P0DTC9 (Residues: 41-174; Coverage: 32%)
Gene name: N
Sequence domains: Coronavirus nucleocapsid

Ligands and Environments

No bound ligands
No modified residues

Experiments and Validation Details

Entry percentile scores
X-ray source: RIGAKU
Spacegroup: P212121
Unit cell:
a: 58.888Å b: 92.685Å c: 97.325Å
α: 90° β: 90° γ: 90°
R R work R free
0.258 0.258 0.293
Expression system: Escherichia coli