UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q71U36: Variant p.Pro263Thr

Tubulin alpha-1A chain
Gene: TUBA1A
Chromosomal location: 12q12-q14.3
Variant information

Variant position:  263
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  Disease [Disclaimer]
The variants are classified into three categories: Disease, Polymorphism and Unclassified.
  • Disease: Variants have been found in patients and disease-association is reported in literature. However, this classification is not a definitive assessment of variant pathogenicity.
  • Polymorphism: No disease-association has been reported.
  • Unclassified: Variants have been found in patients but disease-association remains unclear.

Residue change:  From Proline (P) to Threonine (T) at position 263 (P263T, p.Pro263Thr).
Indicates the amino acid change of the variant. The one-letter and three-letter codes for amino acids used in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot are those adopted by the commission on Biochemical Nomenclature of the IUPAC-IUB.

Physico-chemical properties:  Change from medium size and hydrophobic (P) to medium size and polar (T)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  -1
The score within a Blosum matrix for the corresponding wild-type to variant amino acid change. The log-odds score measures the logarithm for the ratio of the likelihood of two amino acids appearing by chance. The Blosum62 substitution matrix is used. This substitution matrix contains scores for all possible exchanges of one amino acid with another:
  • Lowest score: -4 (low probability of substitution).
  • Highest score: 11 (high probability of substitution).
More information can be found on the following page

Variant description:  In LIS3.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  263
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  451
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   RFDGALNVDLTEFQTNLVPY  P RIHFPLATYAPVISAEKAYH
The residue change on the sequence. Unless the variant is located at the beginning or at the end of the protein sequence, both residues upstream (20) and downstream (20) of the variant will be shown.

Residue conservation: 
The multiple alignment of the region surrounding the variant against various orthologous sequences.

Human                         RFDGALNVDLTEFQTNLVPYPRIHFPLATYAPVISAEKAYH

Chimpanzee                    RFDGALNVDLTEFQTNLVPYPRIHFPLATYAPVISAEKAYH

Mouse                         RFDGALNVDLTEFQTNLVPYPRIHFPLATYAPVISAEKAYH

Rat                           RFDGALNVDLTEFQTNLVPYPRIHFPLATYAPVISAEKAYH

Pig                           RFDGALNVDLTEFQTNLVPYPRAHFPLATYAPVISAEKAYH

Sequence annotation in neighborhood:  
The regions or sites of interest surrounding the variant. In general the features listed are posttranslational modifications, binding sites, enzyme active sites, local secondary structure or other characteristics reported in the cited references. The "Sequence annotation in neighborhood" lines have a fixed format:
  • Type: the type of sequence feature.
  • Positions: endpoints of the sequence feature.
  • Description: contains additional information about the feature.

TypePositionsDescription
Chain 1 – 451 Tubulin alpha-1A chain
Modified residue 282 – 282 Nitrated tyrosine


Literature citations

Large spectrum of lissencephaly and pachygyria phenotypes resulting from de novo missense mutations in tubulin alpha 1A (TUBA1A).
Poirier K.; Keays D.A.; Francis F.; Saillour Y.; Bahi N.; Manouvrier S.; Fallet-Bianco C.; Pasquier L.; Toutain A.; Tuy F.P.; Bienvenu T.; Joriot S.; Odent S.; Ville D.; Desguerre I.; Goldenberg A.; Moutard M.L.; Fryns J.-P.; van Esch H.; Harvey R.J.; Siebold C.; Flint J.; Beldjord C.; Chelly J.;
Hum. Mutat. 28:1055-1064(2007)
Cited for: TISSUE SPECIFICITY; VARIANTS LIS3 LEU-188; THR-263; CYS-264; PHE-286; HIS-402; CYS-402 AND LEU-419;

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