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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P40337: Variant p.Ala149Thr

von Hippel-Lindau disease tumor suppressor
Gene: VHL
Variant information

Variant position:  149
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  LP/P [Disclaimer]
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 Alanine (A) to Threonine (T) at position 149 (A149T, p.Ala149Thr).
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 small size and hydrophobic (A) to medium size and polar (T)
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 VHLD; type II.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  149
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  213
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   LVNQTELFVPSLNVDGQPIF  A NITLPVYTLKERCLQVVRSL
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                         LVNQTELFVP--------SLNVDGQPIFAN---ITLPVYTLKERCLQVV-----RSL

                              LVNQTELFVP--------SLNVDGQPIFAN---ITLPVYTL

Mouse                         LVNQTELFVP--------SLNVDGQPIFAN---ITLPVYTL

Rat                           LVNQTELFVP--------SLNVDGQPIFAN---ITLPVYTL

Caenorhabditis elegans        LVNEKEVFWP--------EPAPRMNLIVRNHCVITMKVQSL

Drosophila                    HVRSQRIFQPIRVRVPKSQQSPDQLVDVRSEVLIHFPMRSL

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 – 213 von Hippel-Lindau disease tumor suppressor
Region 100 – 155 Involved in binding to CCT complex
Alternative sequence 114 – 154 Missing. In isoform 2.
Beta strand 147 – 152


Literature citations

Three novel mutations in the von Hippel-Lindau tumour suppressor gene in Italian patients.
Mandich P.; Montera M.; Bellone E.; Trojani A.; Daniele S.; Ajmar F.;
Hum. Mutat. Suppl. 1:S268-S270(1998)
Cited for: VARIANT VHLD THR-149;

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