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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P10275: Variant p.Arg616His

Androgen receptor
Gene: AR
Variant information

Variant position:  616
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 Arginine (R) to Histidine (H) at position 616 (R616H, p.Arg616His).
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 large size and basic (R) to medium size and polar (H)
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

Involvement in disease:  Androgen insensitivity, partial (PAIS) [MIM:312300]: A disorder that is characterized by hypospadias, hypogonadism, gynecomastia, genital ambiguity, normal XY karyotype, and a pedigree pattern consistent with X-linked recessive inheritance. Some patients present azoospermia or severe oligospermia without other clinical manifestations. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10022458, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10221692, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10470409, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10502786, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10543676, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11587068, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1303262, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1307250, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1316540, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1424203, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1430233, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14756668, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2010552, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7581399, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7649358, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7671849, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7909256, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7910529, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7929841, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7970939, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7981687, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8033918, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8097257, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8126121, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8205256, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8281139, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8325932, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8325950, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8446106, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8550758, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8809734, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8823308, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8824883, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9039340, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9196614, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9302173, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9329414, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9543136, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9607727, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9768671, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9856504, ECO:0000269|Ref.121}. 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.

Involvement in disease:  Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) [MIM:300068]: An X-linked recessive form of pseudohermaphroditism due end-organ resistance to androgen. Affected males have female external genitalia, female breast development, blind vagina, absent uterus and female adnexa, and abdominal or inguinal testes, despite a normal 46,XY karyotype. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10022458, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10221692, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10221770, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10404311, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10458483, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10571951, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10590024, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10690872, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11587068, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11744994, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1307250, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1316540, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1426313, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1430233, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1464650, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14756668, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1480178, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1487249, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1569163, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1609793, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16129672, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16595706, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1775137, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1999491, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2082179, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2594783, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7537149, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7581399, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7633398, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7641413, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7671849, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7929841, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7962294, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7970939, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7981687, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7981689, ECO:0000269|PubMed:7993455, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8040309, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8096390, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8103398, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8162033, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8224266, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8281140, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8325950, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8339746, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8413310, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8446106, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8626869, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8647313, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8683794, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8723113, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8768864, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8809734, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8830623, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8918984, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8990010, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9001799, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9007482, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9039340, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9106550, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9160185, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9252933, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9255042, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9302173, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9328206, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9544375, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9554754, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9610419, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9627582, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9698822, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9851768, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9856504, ECO:0000269|Ref.113, ECO:0000269|Ref.179}. 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 AIS and PAIS.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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

Sequence information

Variant position:  616
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  920
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 – 920 Androgen receptor
DNA binding 560 – 632 Nuclear receptor
Zinc finger 596 – 620 NR C4-type
Region 552 – 919 Interaction with LPXN
Region 572 – 662 Interaction with HIPK3
Region 592 – 919 Interaction with CCAR1

Literature citations

A point mutation in the second zinc finger of the DNA-binding domain of the androgen receptor gene causes complete androgen insensitivity in two siblings with receptor-positive androgen resistance.
Mowszowicz I.; Lee H.-J.; Chen H.-T.; Mestayer C.; Portois M.-C.; Cabrol S.; Mauvais-Jarvis P.; Chang C.;
Mol. Endocrinol. 7:861-869(1993)

Complete androgen insensitivity due to mutations in the probable alpha-helical segments of the DNA-binding domain in the human androgen receptor.
Beitel L.K.; Prior L.; Vasiliou D.M.; Gottlieb B.; Kaufman M.; Lumbroso R.; Alvarado C.; McGillivray B.; Trifiro M.A.; Pinsky L.;
Hum. Mol. Genet. 3:21-27(1994)
Cited for: VARIANTS AIS PHE-583 DEL; ARG-616 DEL AND HIS-616;

A practical approach to the detection of androgen receptor gene mutations and pedigree analysis in families with X-linked androgen insensitivity.
Ris-Stalpers C.; Hoogenboezem T.; Sleddens H.F.B.M.; Verleun-Mooijman M.C.T.; Degenhart H.J.; Drop S.L.S.; Halley D.J.J.; Oosterwijk J.C.; Hodgins M.B.; Trapman J.; Brinkmann A.O.;
Pediatr. Res. 36:227-234(1994)

Mutations of androgen receptor gene in Brazilian patients with male pseudohermaphroditism.
Cabral D.F.; Maciel-Guerra A.T.; Hackel C.;
Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res. 31:775-778(1998)
Cited for: VARIANTS AIS HIS-616 AND GLN-753;

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