1TAU Transferase Dna date Jun 17, 1996
title Taq Polymerase (E.C. Complex
authors S.H.Eom, J.Wang, T.A.Steitz
compound source
Molecule: Dna (5'-D(Gpcpgpaptpcpcpg)-3')
Chain: T
Engineered: Yes
Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Dna (5'-D(Cpgpgpaptpcpgpc)-3')
Chain: P
Engineered: Yes

Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Protein (Taq Polymerase)
Chain: A
Engineered: Yes

Organism_scientific: Thermus Aquaticus
Organism_taxid: 271
Expression_system: Escherichia Coli
Expression_system_taxid: 562
symmetry Space Group: P 31 2 1
R_factor 0.244 R_Free 0.305
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
107.600 107.600 170.010 90.00 90.00 120.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 3.00 Å
ligand BGL, ZN enzyme Transferase E.C. BRENDA
note 1TAU (Molecule of the Month:pdb3)
related structures by homologous chain: 1JXE
  • DNA-directed DNA polymerase ...

  • Primary referenceStructure of Taq ploymerase with DNA at the polymerase active site., Eom SH, Wang J, Steitz TA, Nature 1996 Jul 18;382(6588):278-81. PMID:8717047
    Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (162 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (1tau.pdb1.gz) 157 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 1TAU
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 1TAU
  • Likely Quarternary Molecular Structure file(s) for 1TAU
  • Structure Factors (208 Kb)
  • Retrieve 1TAU in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 1TAU from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 1tau structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 1TAU
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  • Ramachandran plot from PDBSum
  • Structure-derived information
  • Electron Density related parameters from EDS Electron Density Server, at Upsala
  • Dipole moment, from Dipole Server at Weizmann Institute
  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • 3D motif for 1TAU, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Genome occurence of 1TAU's fold from GeneCensus
  • Classification of representative domains in scop (Structural Classification of Proteins)
        - Domain d1taua2, region A:10-173 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1taua1, region A:174-289 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1taua3, region A:290-422 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
        - Domain d1taua4, region A:423-832 [Jmol] [rasmolscript] [script source]
  • Fold representative 1tau from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Class (fold), Architecture (subfold), Topology, Homologous superfamily from CATH
  • Summaries and structural analyses of PDB data files from PDBSum
  • Identification of Protein Pockets & Cavities at CASTp
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [1tau_A] [1tau_P] [1tau] [1tau_T]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P19821]
  • Domain organization of [DPO1_THEAQ] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domains found in 1TAU: [53EXOc] [HhH1] [HhH2] [POLAc ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 1TAU
  • Community annotation for 1TAU at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
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