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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P48728: Variant p.Gly269Asp

Aminomethyltransferase, mitochondrial
Gene: AMT
Variant information

Variant position:  269
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 Glycine (G) to Aspartate (D) at position 269 (G269D, p.Gly269Asp).
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 glycine (G) to medium size and acidic (D)
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 NKH; decreased aminomethyltransferase activity.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  269
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  403
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   KNPEVKLAGLAARDSLRLEA  G LCLYGNDIDEHTTPVEGSLS
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                         KNPE------VKLAGLAARDSLRLEAGLCLYGNDIDEHTTPVEGSLS

                              ENPE------VKLAGLAARDSLRLEAGLCLYGSDIDEHTTP

Mouse                         KNPE------VKLAGLAARDSLRLEAGLCLYGNDIDEHTTP

Bovine                        KNPE------VKLAGLAARDSLRLEAGLCLYGNDIDEHTTP

Chicken                       GCPE------VWPAGLAARDSLRLEAGLCLYGNDIDESTTP

Slime mold                    ATSNASIESGIKPAGLGARDSLRLEAGLCLYGHDLNDDITP

Baker's yeast                 ANPV------MKPIGLAARDSLRLEAGMCLYGHELDESITP

Fission yeast                 ADTR------VRPIGLGARDTLRLEAGMCLYGSDIDDTTSP

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 29 – 403 Aminomethyltransferase, mitochondrial
Binding site 261 – 261 Substrate


Literature citations

Crystal structure of human T-protein of glycine cleavage system at 2.0 A resolution and its implication for understanding non-ketotic hyperglycinemia.
Okamura-Ikeda K.; Hosaka H.; Yoshimura M.; Yamashita E.; Toma S.; Nakagawa A.; Fujiwara K.; Motokawa Y.; Taniguchi H.;
J. Mol. Biol. 351:1146-1159(2005)
Cited for: X-RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY (2.0 ANGSTROMS) OF 29-403 ALONE AND IN COMPLEX WITH 5-METHYLTETRAHYDROFOLATE; SUBSTRATE-BINDING SITES; CATALYTIC ACTIVITY; FUNCTION; SUBUNIT; SUBCELLULAR LOCATION; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANTS NKH ILE-145; ASP-269 AND HIS-320; MUTAGENESIS OF ASP-129;

Identification of the mutations in the T-protein gene causing typical and atypical nonketotic hyperglycinemia.
Nanao K.; Okamura-Ikeda K.; Motokawa Y.; Danks D.M.; Baumgartner E.R.; Takada G.; Hayasaka K.;
Hum. Genet. 93:655-658(1994)
Cited for: VARIANTS NKH ARG-47; ASP-269 AND HIS-320; INVOLVEMENT IN NKH;

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