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Structural and mechanistic insights into an archaeal DNA-guided Argonaute protein

Willkomm, Sarah ; Oellig, Christine A. ; Zander, Adrian ; Restle, Tobias ; Keegan, Ronan ; Grohmann, Dina ; Schneider, Sabine



Abstract

Argonaute (Ago) proteins in eukaryotes are known as key players in post-transcriptional gene silencing(1), while recent studies on prokaryotic Agos hint at their role in the protection against invading DNA(2,3). Here, we present crystal structures of the apo enzyme and a binary Ago-guide complex of the archaeal Methanocaldococcus jannaschii (Mj) Ago. Binding of a guide DNA leads to large ...

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