Crystal structure of the Thermus thermophilus 70S ribosome in complex with chloramphenicol and bound to mRNA and A-, P-, and E-site tRNAs at 2.60A resolution

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Summary for 6ND5

Descriptor23S Ribosomal RNA, 5S Ribosomal RNA, 50S ribosomal protein L2, ... (61 entities in total)
Functional Keywordschloramphenicol, erythromycin, competition, antibiotic, 70s ribosome, inhibition of translation, peptidyl transferase center, nascent peptide exit tunnel, ribosome, ribosome-antibiotic complex, ribosome/antibiotic
Biological sourceEscherichia coli
Total number of polymer chains112
Total molecular weight4571685.1
Svetlov, M.S.,Plessa, E.,Chen, C.-W.,Bougas, A.,Krokidis, M.G.,Dinos, G.P.,Polikanov, Y.S. (deposition date: 2018-12-13, release date: 2019-03-20, Last modification date: 2019-05-01)
Primary citation
Svetlov, M.S.,Plessa, E.,Chen, C.W.,Bougas, A.,Krokidis, M.G.,Dinos, G.P.,Polikanov, Y.S.
High-resolution crystal structures of ribosome-bound chloramphenicol and erythromycin provide the ultimate basis for their competition.
RNA, 25:600-606, 2019
PubMed: 30733327 (PDB entries with the same primary citation)
DOI: 10.1261/rna.069260.118
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Experimental method

Structure validation

RfreeClashscoreRamachandran outliersSidechain outliersRSRZ outliersRNA backbone 0.2779 0.6% 5.0% 6.8% 0.54MetricValuePercentile RanksWorseBetterPercentile relative to all X-ray structuresPercentile relative to X-ray structures of similar resolution

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