3JAL

Cryo-EM structure of GMPCPP-microtubule co-polymerized with EB3


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

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Literature

Mechanistic Origin of Microtubule Dynamic Instability and Its Modulation by EB Proteins.

Zhang, R.Alushin, G.M.Brown, A.Nogales, E.

(2015) Cell 162: 849-859

  • DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.07.012
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3JAR, 3JAS, 3JAT, 3JAW, 3JAK, 3JAL

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Microtubule (MT) dynamic instability is driven by GTP hydrolysis and regulated by microtubule-associated proteins, including the plus-end tracking end-binding protein (EB) family. We report six cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) structures of MTs, at ...

    Microtubule (MT) dynamic instability is driven by GTP hydrolysis and regulated by microtubule-associated proteins, including the plus-end tracking end-binding protein (EB) family. We report six cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) structures of MTs, at 3.5 Å or better resolution, bound to GMPCPP, GTPγS, or GDP, either decorated with kinesin motor domain after polymerization or copolymerized with EB3. Subtle changes around the E-site nucleotide during hydrolysis trigger conformational changes in α-tubulin around an "anchor point," leading to global lattice rearrangements and strain generation. Unlike the extended lattice of the GMPCPP-MT, the EB3-bound GTPγS-MT has a compacted lattice that differs in lattice twist from that of the also compacted GDP-MT. These results and the observation that EB3 promotes rapid hydrolysis of GMPCPP suggest that EB proteins modulate structural transitions at growing MT ends by recognizing and promoting an intermediate state generated during GTP hydrolysis. Our findings explain both EBs end-tracking behavior and their effect on microtubule dynamics.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA; Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. Electronic address: enogales@lbl.gov.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
Tubulin alpha-1B chainACEJKL451Sus scrofaMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: TUBA1B
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Tubulin beta chainBDFGHI445Sus scrofaMutation(s): 0 
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Entity ID: 3
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Microtubule-associated protein RP/EB family member 3MN203Homo sapiensMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: MAPRE3
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PHAROS  Q9UPY8
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  • Reference Sequence
Small Molecules
Ligands 3 Unique
IDChainsName / Formula / InChI Key2D Diagram3D Interactions
GTP
Query on GTP

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A, C, E, J, K, L
GUANOSINE-5'-TRIPHOSPHATE
C10 H16 N5 O14 P3
XKMLYUALXHKNFT-UUOKFMHZSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
G2P
Query on G2P

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B, D, F, G, H, I
PHOSPHOMETHYLPHOSPHONIC ACID GUANYLATE ESTER
C11 H18 N5 O13 P3
GXTIEXDFEKYVGY-KQYNXXCUSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
MG
Query on MG

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A, C, E, J, K, L
MAGNESIUM ION
Mg
JLVVSXFLKOJNIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
 Ligand Interaction
Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
  • Resolution: 3.50 Å
  • Aggregation State: FILAMENT 
  • Reconstruction Method: HELICAL 

Structure Validation

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Entry History 

Deposition Data

  • Deposited Date: 2015-06-16 
  • Released Date: 2015-08-12 
  • Deposition Author(s): Zhang, R., Nogales, E.

Revision History 

  • Version 1.0: 2015-08-12
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2015-09-02
    Changes: Database references
  • Version 1.2: 2018-07-18
    Changes: Author supporting evidence, Data collection
  • Version 1.3: 2019-12-18
    Changes: Database references, Other