1YSA Transcription Dna date Aug 09, 1993
title The Gcn4 Basic Region Leucine Zipper Binds Dna As A Dimer Of Uninterrupted Alpha Helices: Crystal Structure Of The Protein-Dna Complex
authors T.E.Ellenberger, C.J.Brandl, K.Struhl, S.C.Harrison
compound source
Molecule: Dna (5'- D(Tptpcpcptpaptpgpapcptpcpaptpcpcpa Pgptpt)-3');
Chain: A
Engineered: Yes
Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Dna (5'- D(Apapapcptpgpgpaptpgpapgptpcpaptpa Pgpgpa)-3');
Chain: B
Engineered: Yes

Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Protein (Gcn4)
Chain: C, D

Organism_scientific: Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Organism_common: Baker'S Yeast
Organism_taxid: 4932
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 21
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
49.130 88.540 59.240 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 2.90 Å
related structures by homologous chain: 1DGC, 1KQL
D, C

Primary referenceThe GCN4 basic region leucine zipper binds DNA as a dimer of uninterrupted alpha helices: crystal structure of the protein-DNA complex., Ellenberger TE, Brandl CJ, Struhl K, Harrison SC, Cell 1992 Dec 24;71(7):1223-37. PMID:1473154
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  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (40 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (1ysa.pdb1.gz) 36 Kb
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  • Classification of representative domains in scop (Structural Classification of Proteins)
        - Domain d1ysac_, region C [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1ysad_, region D [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
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  • SWISS-PROT database: [P03069]
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