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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot O95477: Variant p.Cys1477Arg

Phospholipid-transporting ATPase ABCA1
Gene: ABCA1
Variant information

Variant position:  1477
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 Cysteine (C) to Arginine (R) at position 1477 (C1477R, p.Cys1477Arg).
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 polar (C) to large size and basic (R)
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:  High density lipoprotein deficiency 1 (HDLD1) [MIM:205400]: Recessive disorder characterized by absence of high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol from plasma, accumulation of cholesteryl esters, premature coronary artery disease (CAD), hepatosplenomegaly, recurrent peripheral neuropathy and progressive muscle wasting and weakness. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10431236, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10431237, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10706591, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10938021, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11086027, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11257260, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11476961, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11476965, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11785958, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12111371, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12111381, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12407001, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14576201, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14754908, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15019541, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15158913, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15262183, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15297675, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15520867}. 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 HDLD1; loss of interaction with APOE; unable to generate APOE-containing high density lipoproteins; moderately decreased protein abundance; moderately decreased ATPase activity; moderately decreased phospholipid translocase activity.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  1477
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  2261
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   QNPSPACQCSSDKIKKMLPV  C PPGAGGLPPPQRKQNTADIL
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                         QNPSPACQCSSDKIKKMLPVCPPGAGGLPPPQRKQNTADIL

Mouse                         KNPSPACQCSSDKIKKMLPVCPPGAGGLPPPQRKQKTADIL

Slime mold                    -------------------IIPGNDGTSSPP----------

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 – 2261 Phospholipid-transporting ATPase ABCA1
Topological domain 1372 – 1656 Extracellular
Disulfide bond 1463 – 1477


Literature citations

Differential phospholipid substrates and directional transport by ATP-binding cassette proteins ABCA1, ABCA7, and ABCA4 and disease-causing mutants.
Quazi F.; Molday R.S.;
J. Biol. Chem. 288:34414-34426(2013)
Cited for: CATALYTIC ACTIVITY; ACTIVITY REGULATION; MUTAGENESIS OF SER-100; PHE-593; LYS-939; THR-1512 AND LYS-1952; FUNCTION; VARIANTS HDLD1 SER-590; ILE-929; SER-935; ARG-1477 AND TRP-2081; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANTS HDLD1 SER-590; ILE-929; SER-935; ARG-1477 AND TRP-2081; VARIANT HDLD2 LEU-2150; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANT HDLD2 LEU-2150; SUBCELLULAR LOCATION;

Molecular interactions between apoE and ABCA1: impact on apoE lipidation.
Krimbou L.; Denis M.; Haidar B.; Carrier M.; Marcil M.; Genest J. Jr.;
J. Lipid Res. 45:839-848(2004)
Cited for: FUNCTION; INTERACTION WITH APOE; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANT HDLD1 ARG-1477;

Mutations in ABC1 in Tangier disease and familial high-density lipoprotein deficiency.
Brooks-Wilson A.; Marcil M.; Clee S.M.; Zhang L.-H.; Roomp K.; van Dam M.; Yu L.; Brewer C.; Collins J.A.; Molhuizen H.O.F.; Loubser O.; Ouelette B.F.F.; Fichter K.; Ashbourne-Excoffon K.J.D.; Sensen C.W.; Scherer S.; Mott S.; Denis M.; Martindale D.; Frohlich J.; Morgan K.; Koop B.; Pimstone S.; Kastelein J.J.P.; Hayden M.R.;
Nat. Genet. 22:336-345(1999)
Cited for: VARIANTS HDLD1 ARG-597 AND ARG-1477; VARIANT HDLD2 LEU-693 DEL;

Age and residual cholesterol efflux affect HDL cholesterol levels and coronary artery disease in ABCA1 heterozygotes.
Clee S.M.; Kastelein J.J.P.; van Dam M.; Marcil M.; Roomp K.; Zwarts K.Y.; Collins J.A.; Roelants R.; Tamasawa N.; Stulc T.; Suda T.; Ceska R.; Boucher B.; Rondeau C.; DeSouich C.; Brooks-Wilson A.; Molhuizen H.O.F.; Frohlich J.; Genest J. Jr.; Hayden M.R.;
J. Clin. Invest. 106:1263-1270(2000)
Cited for: VARIANTS HDLD1 ARG-597; ILE-929 AND ARG-1477; VARIANTS HDLD2 LEU-693 DEL; THR-1091; 1893-GLU-ASP-1894 DEL AND LEU-2150;

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