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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P56159: Variant p.Thr366Ala

GDNF family receptor alpha-1
Gene: GFRA1
Variant information

Variant position:  366
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 Threonine (T) to Alanine (A) at position 366 (T366A, p.Thr366Ala).
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 (T) to small size and hydrophobic (A)
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

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  366
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  465
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   GNGSDVTVWQPAFPVQTTTA  T TTTALRVKNKPLGPAGSENE
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                         GNGSDVTVWQPAFPVQTTTATTTTALRVKNKPLGPAGSENE

Mouse                         GNGSDVTMWQPAPPVQTTTATTTTAFRIKNKPLGPAGSENE

Rat                           GNGSDVTMWQPAPPVQTTTATTTTAFRVKNKPLGPAGSENE

Chicken                       GNGTDVNVWQPILPVQTTTATTTTASRLKNT--GSETTNNE

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 25 – 429 GDNF family receptor alpha-1
Compositional bias 362 – 369 Poly-Thr
Glycosylation 347 – 347 N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine


Literature citations

Human GFRA1: cloning, mapping, genomic structure, and evaluation as a candidate gene for Hirschsprung disease susceptibility.
Angrist M.; Jing S.; Bolk S.; Bentley K.; Nallasamy S.; Halushka M.; Fox G.M.; Chakravarti A.;
Genomics 48:354-362(1998)
Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [GENOMIC DNA / MRNA] (ISOFORM 1); VARIANTS ASN-85 AND ALA-366;

Molecular analysis of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome.
Sasaki A.; Kanai M.; Kijima K.; Akaba K.; Hashimoto M.; Hasegawa H.; Otaki S.; Koizumi T.; Kusuda S.; Ogawa Y.; Tuchiya K.; Yamamoto W.; Nakamura T.; Hayasaka K.;
Hum. Genet. 114:22-26(2003)
Cited for: VARIANTS ALA-366 AND ARG-371;

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