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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q9Y215: Variant p.Asp342Glu

Acetylcholinesterase collagenic tail peptide
Gene: COLQ
Variant information

Variant position:  342
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 Aspartate (D) to Glutamate (E) at position 342 (D342E, p.Asp342Glu).
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:  Similar physico-chemical property. Both residues are medium size and acidic.
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).
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Variant description:  In CMS5; impairs anchoring to the basal lamina.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  342
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  455
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   VNNQEELERLNTQNAIAFRR  D QRSLYFKDSLGWLPIQLTPF
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                         VNNQEELERLNTQNAIAFRRDQRSLYFKDSLGWLPIQLTPF

Mouse                         VNNQEELERLNTQNAIAFRRDQRSLYFKDSLGWLPIQLTPF

Rat                           VNNQEELEKLNTQNAIAFRRDQRSLYFKDSLGWLPIQLTPF

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 23 – 455 Acetylcholinesterase collagenic tail peptide
Alternative sequence 282 – 455 Missing. In isoform VII.
Alternative sequence 292 – 455 Missing. In isoform VI.
Alternative sequence 330 – 455 Missing. In isoform VIII.


Literature citations

The spectrum of mutations causing end-plate acetylcholinesterase deficiency.
Ohno K.; Engel A.G.; Brengman J.M.; Shen X.-M.; Heidenreich F.; Vincent A.; Milone M.; Tan E.; Demirci M.; Walsh P.; Nakano S.; Akiguchi I.;
Ann. Neurol. 47:162-170(2000)
Cited for: VARIANTS CMS5 GLN-59; GLU-342; GLN-410 AND TYR-444;

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