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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P78363: Variant p.Ser2255Ile

Retinal-specific phospholipid-transporting ATPase ABCA4
Gene: ABCA4
Variant information

Variant position:  2255
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  Polymorphism
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 Serine (S) to Isoleucine (I) at position 2255 (S2255I, p.Ser2255Ile).
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 polar (S) to medium size and hydrophobic (I)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  -2
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

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  2255
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  2273
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   SVTQTTLDQVFVNFAKQQTE  S HDLPLHPRAAGASRQAQD
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                         SVTQTTLDQVFVNFAKQQTESHDLPLHPRAAGASRQAQD--------------------------------------

Mouse                         SVTQTTLDQVFVNFAKQQTETYDLPLHPRAAGASWQAKL

Slime mold                    SVSQTSIEQIFIKLTKNSITNIDN---------------

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 – 2273 Retinal-specific phospholipid-transporting ATPase ABCA4
Topological domain 1895 – 2273 Cytoplasmic


Literature citations

Analysis of the ABCR (ABCA4) gene in 4-aminoquinoline retinopathy: is retinal toxicity by chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine related to Stargardt disease?
Shroyer N.F.; Lewis R.A.; Lupski J.R.;
Am. J. Ophthalmol. 131:761-766(2001)
Cited for: VARIANTS RETINAL TOXICITY CYS-1129; ARG-1201 AND HIS-2107; VARIANTS HIS-212; ARG-423; ILE-1868 AND ILE-2255;

Late-onset Stargardt disease is associated with missense mutations that map outside known functional regions of ABCR (ABCA4).
Yatsenko A.N.; Shroyer N.F.; Lewis R.A.; Lupski J.R.;
Hum. Genet. 108:346-355(2001)
Cited for: VARIANTS FFM GLY-339; ALA-863; TRP-943; ARG-991; VAL-1038; CYS-1108; ARG-1488; THR-1562; GLN-1640; PHE-2027; GLN-2030 AND CYS-2106; VARIANTS HIS-212; ARG-423; GLN-943; THR-1148; ILE-1868 AND ILE-2255;

Spectrum of ABCA4 (ABCR) gene mutations in Spanish patients with autosomal recessive macular dystrophies.
Paloma E.; Martinez-Mir A.; Vilageliu L.; Gonzalez-Duarte R.; Balcells S.;
Hum. Mutat. 17:504-510(2001)
Cited for: VARIANTS STGD1 SER-686; TRP-1055; ASP-1799; ASP-1805; PRO-1940 AND HIS-2107; VARIANTS FFM MET-1253 AND PRO-1940; VARIANTS CORD3 CYS-212 AND ARG-2060; VARIANTS GLN-943; LEU-1948 AND ILE-2255;

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