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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q12809: Variant p.Gly601Ser

Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2
Gene: KCNH2
Variant information

Variant position:  601
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 Serine (S) at position 601 (G601S, p.Gly601Ser).
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 small size and polar (S)
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 LQT2.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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

Sequence information

Variant position:  601
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  1159
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 1 – 1159 Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2
Topological domain 569 – 611 Extracellular
Glycosylation 598 – 598 N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine
Mutagenesis 598 – 598 N -> Q. No effect on cell surface expression, but changes inactivation kinetics; when associated with A-631.

Literature citations

Novel missense mutation (G601S) of HERG in a Japanese long QT syndrome family.
Akimoto K.; Furutani M.; Imamura S.; Furutani Y.; Kasanuki H.; Takao A.; Momma K.; Matsuoka R.;
Hum. Mutat. Suppl. 1:S184-S186(1998)
Cited for: VARIANT LQT2 SER-601;

Survey of the coding region of the HERG gene in long QT syndrome reveals six novel mutations and an amino acid polymorphism with possible phenotypic effects.
Laitinen P.; Fodstad H.; Piippo K.; Swan H.; Toivonen L.; Viitasalo M.; Kaprio J.; Kontula K.;
Hum. Mutat. 15:580-581(2000)
Cited for: VARIANTS LQT2 TRP-176; LEU-451; HIS-569; SER-584; SER-601 AND MET-613; VARIANT THR-897;

Spectrum and prevalence of mutations from the first 2,500 consecutive unrelated patients referred for the FAMILION long QT syndrome genetic test.
Kapplinger J.D.; Tester D.J.; Salisbury B.A.; Carr J.L.; Harris-Kerr C.; Pollevick G.D.; Wilde A.A.; Ackerman M.J.;
Heart Rhythm 6:1297-1303(2009)
Cited for: VARIANTS LQT2 ALA-16; GLY-20; LEU-29; THR-30; THR-32; PHE-41; TYR-45; ASP-53; HIS-54; PRO-57; TRP-64; ARG-70; ASN-70; 72-PRO--ALA-80 DELINS ARG-PRO-VAL; GLN-72; LEU-72; ARG-74; MET-74; PRO-74; VAL-85; PRO-86; GLY-94; GLN-100; TRP-100; ALA-102; TYR-106; ARG-108; SER-114; CYS-125; LEU-141; ALA-149; HIS-164; VAL-218; GLY-242; ASN-259; ASP-277; THR-291; LEU-301; CYS-312; SER-314; ASN-323; CYS-328; ARG-402; MET-421; CYS-427; LEU-431; LEU-440; LEU-451; TYR-466; ASN-473; CYS-475; ILE-476; THR-490; CYS-493; SER-493; ASN-501; TRP-531; CYS-534; LEU-534; SER-552; GLU-558; THR-561; VAL-561; ARG-562; THR-565; ASP-572; SER-572; VAL-572; CYS-582; ARG-584; SER-584; CYS-585; LYS-593; ASP-594; HIS-596; LEU-596; CYS-597; ARG-599; CYS-601; SER-601; SER-604; LEU-605; SER-605; GLY-609; MET-613; VAL-614; CYS-616; ASP-626; SER-628; ILE-629; SER-629; ILE-634; ASP-635; LYS-635; ASP-637; ASN-638; LYS-638 DEL; LEU-644; PHE-644; ILE-645; SER-648; ARG-657; LEU-660; THR-662; PRO-678; TYR-687; PRO-693; VAL-711; PHE-728; VAL-749; ASN-757; TYR-767; ALA-770; TYR-774; LYS-788; 791-ARG--LEU-799 DEL; TRP-791; GLU-806; MET-822; TRP-823; TYR-837; SER-846; CYS-885; CYS-894; LEU-894; ARG-903; LEU-906; VAL-913; GLN-920; TRP-920; GLN-922; ALA-924; GLU-924; ASN-937; GLN-1005; HIS-1007; TRP-1033; MET-1038; PRO-1049; VAL-1066; CYS-1078; LEU-1093 AND VAL-1115;

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