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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P15924: Variant p.Asn287Lys

Desmoplakin
Gene: DSP
Variant information

Variant position:  287
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 Asparagine (N) to Lysine (K) at position 287 (N287K, p.Asn287Lys).
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 (N) to large size and basic (K)
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:  Skin fragility-woolly hair syndrome (SFWHS) [MIM:607655]: An autosomal recessive genodermatosis characterized by skin fragility with blistering, focal and diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma, hyperkeratotic plaques on the trunk and limbs, and woolly hair with varying degrees of alopecia. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11841538}. 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 SFWHS.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  287
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  2871
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   DHLRQLQNIIQATSREIMWI  N DCEEEELLYDWSDKNTNIAQ
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                         DHLRQLQNIIQATSREIMWINDCEEEELLYDWSDKNTNIAQ

Mouse                         DHLRQLQNIIQATSREIMWINDCEEEELLYDWSDKNTNIAQ

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 – 2871 Desmoplakin
Repeat 272 – 375 Spectrin 2
Region 1 – 1056 Globular 1
Region 1 – 584 Interaction with plakophilin 1 and junction plakoglobin
Helix 245 – 294


Literature citations

Compound heterozygosity for non-sense and mis-sense mutations in desmoplakin underlies skin fragility/woolly hair syndrome.
Whittock N.V.; Wan H.; Morley S.M.; Garzon M.C.; Kristal L.; Hyde P.; McLean W.H.I.; Pulkkinen L.; Uitto J.; Christiano A.M.; Eady R.A.J.; McGrath J.A.;
J. Invest. Dermatol. 118:232-238(2002)
Cited for: VARIANTS SFWHS LYS-287 AND CYS-2366;

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