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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P00918: Variant p.Lys18Glu

Carbonic anhydrase 2
Gene: CA2
Chromosomal location: 8q22
Variant information

Variant position:  18
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  Polymorphism
The variants are classified into three categories: Disease, Polymorphism and Unclassified.
  • Disease: Variants implicated in disease according to literature reports.
  • Polymorphism: Variants not reported to be implicated in disease.
  • Unclassified: Variants with uncertain implication in disease according to literature reports. Evidence against or in favor of a pathogenic role is limited and/or conflicting.

Residue change:  From Lysine (K) to Glutamate (E) at position 18 (K18E, p.Lys18Glu).
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 large size and basic (K) to medium size and acidic (E)
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 Jogjakarta.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

Other resources:  
Links to websites of interest for the variant.

Sequence information

Variant position:  18
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  260
The length of the canonical sequence.

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.


Mouse                         MSHHWG-----YSKHNGPENW---HKDFPIAN-GDRQS

Rat                           MSHHWG-----YSKSNGPENW---HKEFPIAN-GDRQS

Bovine                        MSHHWG-----YGKHNGPEHW---HKDFPIAN-GERQS

Rabbit                        MSHHWG-----YGKHNGPEHW---HKDFPIAN-GERQS

Sheep                         MSHHWG-----YGEHNGPEHW---HKDFPIAD-GERQS

Chicken                       MSHHWG-----YDSHNGPAHW---HEHFPIAN-GERQS


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.

Initiator methionine 1 – 1 Removed
Chain 2 – 260 Carbonic anhydrase 2
Domain 3 – 259 Alpha-carbonic anhydrase
Modified residue 2 – 2 N-acetylserine
Modified residue 2 – 2 Phosphoserine
Mutagenesis 5 – 5 W -> A. Impaired activity, not rescued by 4-methylimidazole (4-MI); when associated with W-64.
Mutagenesis 7 – 7 Y -> F. Enhanced activity.
Mutagenesis 7 – 7 Y -> H. Reduced proton transfer rate.
Helix 16 – 18

Literature citations

Chemical and enzymological characterization of an Indonesian variant of human erythrocyte carbonic anhydrase II, CAII Jogjakarta (17 Lys leads to Glu).
Jones G.L.; Sofro A.S.M.; Shaw D.C.;
Biochem. Genet. 20:979-1000(1982)

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