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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P02766: Variant p.Ile104Asn

Gene: TTR
Variant information

Variant position:  104
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 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 Isoleucine (I) to Asparagine (N) at position 104 (I104N, p.Ile104Asn).
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 (I) to medium size and polar (N)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  -3
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

Involvement in disease:  Amyloidosis, transthyretin-related (AMYL-TTR) [MIM:105210]: A hereditary generalized amyloidosis due to transthyretin amyloid deposition. Protein fibrils can form in different tissues leading to amyloid polyneuropathies, amyloidotic cardiomyopathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, systemic senile amyloidosis. The disease includes leptomeningeal amyloidosis that is characterized by primary involvement of the central nervous system. Neuropathologic examination shows amyloid in the walls of leptomeningeal vessels, in pia arachnoid, and subpial deposits. Some patients also develop vitreous amyloid deposition that leads to visual impairment (oculoleptomeningeal amyloidosis). Clinical features include seizures, stroke-like episodes, dementia, psychomotor deterioration, variable amyloid deposition in the vitreous humor. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10036587, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10071047, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10211412, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10436378, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10439117, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10611950, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10627135, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10694917, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10842705, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10842718, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10882995, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11243784, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11445644, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11866053, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12050338, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12403615, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12557757, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12771253, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1301926, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1351039, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1362222, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1436517, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1517749, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1520326, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1520336, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15214015, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15217993, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1544214, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15478468, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1570831, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15735344, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16185074, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1656975, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16627944, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1734866, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17453626, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17503405, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17577687, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17635579, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19167329, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1932142, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2046936, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2161654, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23317988, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2363717, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2891727, ECO:0000269|PubMed:3022108, ECO:0000269|PubMed:3135807, ECO:0000269|PubMed:3722385, ECO:0000269|PubMed:3818577, ECO:0000269|PubMed:6487335, ECO:0000269|PubMed:6583672, ECO:0000269|PubMed:6651852, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7655883, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7850982, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7910950, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7914929, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7923855, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8019560, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8038017, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8081397, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8095302, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8133316, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8257997, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8352764, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8382610, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8428915, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8579098, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8990019, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9066351, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9605286, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9733771, ECO:0000269|Ref.90}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
The name and a short description of the disease associated with the variant. For more information about the disease, the user can refer to OMIM, following the link provided after the disease acronym.

Variant description:  In AMYL-TTR; vitrous amyloid.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

Sequence information

Variant position:  104
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  147
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.












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.

Chain 21 – 147 Transthyretin
Glycosylation 118 – 118 N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine
Mutagenesis 107 – 107 F -> M. Loss of tetramerization; when associated with M-130.

Literature citations

Genetic microheterogeneity of human transthyretin detected by IEF.
Altland K.; Benson M.D.; Costello C.E.; Ferlini A.; Hazenberg B.P.C.; Hund E.; Kristen A.V.; Linke R.P.; Merlini G.; Salvi F.; Saraiva M.J.; Singer R.; Skinner M.; Winter P.;
Electrophoresis 28:2053-2064(2007)
Cited for: VARIANTS AMYL-TTR PRO-32; ILE-40; SER-44; ALA-50; MET-50; LEU-53; VAL-53; PRO-56; THR-65; ALA-67; ALA-69; ILE-69; ALA-80; LEU-84; LEU-88; ALA-91; TYR-97; PHE-98; SER-104; ASN-104; THR-104; ALA-114; GLY-117; ASN-126; MET-127; VAL-127; MET-131 AND ILE-142; VARIANTS ILE-33; SER-121 AND THR-129; VARIANT CHICAGO MET-139;

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