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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P69905: Variant p.Lys128Asn

Hemoglobin subunit alpha
Gene: HBA2
Variant information

Variant position:  128
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  LB/B
The variants are classified into three categories: LP/P, LB/B and US.
  • LP/P: likely pathogenic or pathogenic.
  • LB/B: likely benign or benign.
  • US: uncertain significance

Residue change:  From Lysine (K) to Asparagine (N) at position 128 (K128N, p.Lys128Asn).
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 polar (N)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  0
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 Jackson.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  128
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  142
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   VTLAAHLPAEFTPAVHASLD  K FLASVSTVLTSKYR
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                         VTLAAHLPAEFTPAVHASLDKFLASVSTVLTSKYR

Gorilla                       VTLAAHLPAEFTPAVHASLDKFLASVSTVLTSKYR

                              VTLACHHPTEFTPAVHASLDKFFAAVSTVLTSKYR

Rhesus macaque                VTLAAHLPAEFTPAVHASLDKFLASVSTVLTSKYR

Chimpanzee                    VTLAAHLPAEFTPAVHASLDKFLASVSTVLTSKYR

Mouse                         VTLASHHPADFTPAVHASLDKFLASVSTVLTSKYR

Rat                           VTLACHHPGDFTPAMHASLDKFLASVSTVLTSKYR

Pig                           VTLAAHHPDDFNPSVHASLDKFLANVSTVLTSKYR

Bovine                        VTLASHLPSDFTPAVHASLDKFLANVSTVLTSKYR

Rabbit                        VTLANHHPSEFTPAVHASLDKFLANVSTVLTSKYR

Sheep                         VTLACHLPNDFTPAVHASLDKFLANVSTVLTSKYR

Cat                           VTLACHHPAEFTPAVHASLDKFFSAVSTVLTSKYR

Horse                         STLAVHLPNDFTPAVHASLDKFLSSVSTVLTSKYR

Chicken                       VVVAIHHPAALTPEVHASLDKFLCAVGTVLTAKYR

Xenopus tropicalis            VVVAIHFPKQFDPATHKALDKFLVSVSNVLTSKYR

Zebrafish                     VVIAMLFPADFTPEVHVSVDKFFNNLALALSEKYR

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 2 – 142 Hemoglobin subunit alpha
Modified residue 109 – 109 Phosphothreonine
Modified residue 125 – 125 Phosphoserine
Modified residue 132 – 132 Phosphoserine
Modified residue 135 – 135 Phosphothreonine
Modified residue 138 – 138 Phosphothreonine
Modified residue 139 – 139 Phosphoserine
Helix 120 – 138


Literature citations

No reference for the current variant in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.

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