3CMT Recombination Dna date Mar 24, 2008
title Mechanism Of Homologous Recombination From The Reca-Ssdnads Structures
authors Z.Chen, H.Yang, N.P.Pavletich
compound source
Molecule: Dna (5'- D(Dtpdtpdtpdtpdtpdcpdcpdcpdapdcpdcpdtpdtpdtp
Chain: B, E
Engineered: Yes
Other_details: Cbhii
Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Dna (5'-D(Pdgpdgpdtpdgpdgpdg)-3')
Chain: C, F
Engineered: Yes

Synthetic: Yes

Molecule: Protein Reca
Chain: A, D
Synonym: Recombinase A
Engineered: Yes

Organism_scientific: Escherichia Coli
Gene: Cbhii
symmetry Space Group: P 21 21 2
R_factor 0.217 R_Free 0.243
length a length b length c angle alpha angle beta angle gamma
159.000 300.500 80.100 90.00 90.00 90.00
method X-Ray Diffractionresolution 3.15 Å
ligand ADP, ALF, MG enzyme
A, D

Primary referenceMechanism of homologous recombination from the RecA-ssDNA/dsDNA structures., Chen Z, Yang H, Pavletich NP, Nature. 2008 May 22;453(7194):489-4. PMID:18497818
Data retrieval
  • Asymmetric unit, PDB entry: [header only] [complete with coordinates] (514 Kb) [Save to disk]
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3cmt.pdb1.gz) 255 Kb
  • Biological Unit Coordinates (3cmt.pdb2.gz) 256 Kb
  • LPC: Ligand-Protein Contacts for 3CMT
  • CSU: Contacts of Structural Units for 3CMT
  • Likely Quarternary Molecular Structure file(s) for 3CMT
  • Structure Factors (603 Kb)
  • Retrieve 3CMT in mmCIF format [Save to disk]
  • SEQRES to COORDINATES correlation for 3CMT from S2C, [Save to disk]
  • Re-refined 3cmt structure from PDB_REDO, a databank with updated and optimised macromolecular X-ray diffraction structure models
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  • Visual 3D analysis of 3CMT
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  • Structure-derived information
  • Dipole moment, from Dipole Server at Weizmann Institute
  • Crystal Contacts, from CryCo at Weizmann Institute
  • 3D motif for 3CMT, from MSDmotif at EBI
  • Fold representative 3cmt from FSSP and Dali (Families of Structurally Similar Proteins)
  • Sequence-derived information
  • View one-letter amino acid or nucleotide sequence for each chain: [3cmt_A] [3cmt_D] [3cmt_E] [3cmt_F] [3cmt_C] [3cmt] [3cmt_B]
  • SWISS-PROT database: [P0A7G6]
  • Domain organization of [RECA_ECOLI] by SWISSPFAM
  • Domain found in 3CMT: [AAA ] by SMART
  • Other resources with information on 3CMT
  • Community annotation for 3CMT at PDBWiki (http://pdbwiki.org)
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