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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P78363: Variant p.Arg152Gln

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

Variant position:  152
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  LP/P [Disclaimer]
The variants are classified into three categories: LP/P, LB/B and US.
  • LP/P: likely pathogenic or pathogenic.
  • LB/B: likely benign or benign.
  • US: uncertain significance

Residue change:  From Arginine (R) to Glutamine (Q) at position 152 (R152Q, p.Arg152Gln).
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 (Q)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  1
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

Variant description:  In STGD1.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  152
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:   LSQFMDTLRTHPERIAGRGI  R IRDILKDEETLTLFLIKNIG
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                         LSQFMDTLRTHPERIAGRGIRIRDILKDEETLTLFLIKNIG

Mouse                         LSQFMDTLRTHPERFAGRGLQIRDILKDEEALTLFLMRNIG

Bovine                        LSQLMNTLRMHPERIAGRGIRIREVLKDDEMLTLFLVKNIG

Slime mold                    -----------------------------------------

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 43 – 646 Extracellular
Disulfide bond 75 – 324
Beta strand 151 – 154


Literature citations

A comprehensive survey of sequence variation in the ABCA4 (ABCR) gene in Stargardt disease and age-related macular degeneration.
Rivera A.; White K.; Stoehr H.; Steiner K.; Hemmrich N.; Grimm T.; Jurklies B.; Lorenz B.; Scholl H.P.N.; Apfelstedt-Sylla E.; Weber B.H.F.;
Am. J. Hum. Genet. 67:800-813(2000)
Cited for: VARIANTS STGD1 GLU-60; THR-60; GLU-65; LEU-68; ARG-72; CYS-212; SER-230; SER-247; VAL-328; LYS-471; PRO-541; GLN-572; ARG-607; LYS-635; CYS-653; TYR-764; ARG-765; ALA-901; ILE-959; LYS-1036; VAL-1038; PRO-1063; ASP-1087; CYS-1097; CYS-1108; LEU-1380; LYS-1399; PRO-1430; VAL-1440; HIS-1443; LEU-1486; TYR-1488; MET-1537; PRO-1689; LEU-1705; THR-1733; ARG-1748; PRO-1763; LYS-1885; HIS-1898; GLU-1961; ARG-1975; SER-1977; GLY-2077; TRP-2077 AND VAL-2241; VARIANTS GLN-152; HIS-212; ARG-423; ILE-552; ARG-914; GLN-943; THR-1562; ILE-1868; MET-1921; LEU-1948; PHE-1970; ALA-2059; ASN-2177 AND VAL-2216;

Denaturing HPLC profiling of the ABCA4 gene for reliable detection of allelic variations.
Stenirri S.; Fermo I.; Battistella S.; Galbiati S.; Soriani N.; Paroni R.; Manitto M.P.; Martina E.; Brancato R.; Allikmets R.; Ferrari M.; Cremonesi L.;
Clin. Chem. 50:1336-1343(2004)
Cited for: VARIANTS STGD1 TRP-18; LYS-96; VAL-108; LEU-143; GLN-152; HIS-212; GLN-223; SER-230; 245-TYR--ASP-2273 DEL; THR-246; GLU-498; PRO-541; ARG-550; GLN-572; 639-TYR--ASP-2273 DEL; SER-641; CYS-653; VAL-690; 700-TRP--ASP-2273 DEL; ASP-767; ARG-821; ALA-863; 876-GLN--ASP-2273 DEL; ILE-897; ASP-954; SER-965; ASP-978; LYS-1022; VAL-1038; ASP-1050; LYS-1087; CYS-1098; PRO-1099; CYS-1108; HIS-1108; LEU-1129; ARG-1203; ASP-1203; 1300-ARG--ASP-2273 DEL; GLN-1300; TYR-1490; ARG-1512; MET-1526; ASP-1598; 1652-TYR--ASP-2273 DEL; ASP-1762; ASN-1838; TYR-1838; GLU-1961; PHE-1970; PHE-2027; GLN-2030; LEU-2050; HIS-2107; TRP-2139; LEU-2149; TYR-2150; ASN-2177 AND VAL-2241; VARIANTS ARG-423; GLN-943; ASN-1204; LEU-1380; ILE-1868 AND LEU-1948;

Detection rate of pathogenic mutations in ABCA4 using direct sequencing: clinical and research implications.
Downes S.M.; Packham E.; Cranston T.; Clouston P.; Seller A.; Nemeth A.H.;
Arch. Ophthalmol. 130:1486-1490(2012)
Cited for: VARIANTS 219-ARG--ASP-2273 DEL; HIS-576; ARG-1488; MET-1526; CYS-1557; THR-1562; GLU-1773; ASP-1794; 2040-ARG--ASP-2273 DEL AND CYS-2107; VARIANTS STGD1 TYR-54; GLN-152; ARG-184; PHE-184; CYS-212; SER-418; LYS-471; MET-643; CYS-653; 782-TRP--ASP-2273 DEL; ALA-863; GLN-943; ALA-989; ARG-991; MET-1019; LYS-1022; SER-1097; CYS-1108; LYS-1122; LEU-1129; ARG-1201; LEU-1380; LYS-1442; LEU-1486; TYR-1490; ASP-1598; ASP-1754; THR-1846; GLU-1961; PHE-2027; GLN-2030; CYS-2106; LYS-2131; TYR-2150 AND PRO-2237;

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