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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P29965: Variant p.Gly257Ser

CD40 ligand
Gene: CD40LG
Variant information

Variant position:  257
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 Glycine (G) to Serine (S) at position 257 (G257S, p.Gly257Ser).
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 glycine (G) to small size and polar (S)
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

Variant description:  In HIGM1.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  257
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  261
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSF  G LLKL
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                         VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSFGLLKL

                              VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSFGLLKL

Rhesus macaque                VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSFGLLKL

Mouse                         VFVNVTEASQVIHRVGFSSFGLLKL

Rat                           VFVNVTEASQVIHGIGFSSIGLLKL

Pig                           VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSFGLLKL

Bovine                        VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSFGLLKL

Cat                           VFVNVTDPSQVSHGTGFTSFGLLKL

Chicken                       VFVNVTDSTAVNVNPGNTYFGMFKL

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 – 261 CD40 ligand, membrane form
Chain 113 – 261 CD40 ligand, soluble form
Topological domain 47 – 261 Extracellular
Glycosylation 240 – 240 N-linked (GlcNAc...) (complex) asparagine; alternate
Glycosylation 240 – 240 N-linked (GlcNAc...) (high mannose) asparagine; alternate
Mutagenesis 252 – 252 G -> E. Decreases ITGA5:ITGB1 binding, B-cell activation, activation of NF-kappa-B signaling, and anti-apoptotic signaling; in soluble form. No effect on CD40 binding; in soluble form.
Beta strand 253 – 260


Literature citations

Mutation analysis in CD40 ligand deficiency leading to X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia with hyper IgM syndrome.
Katz F.; Hinshelwood S.; Rutland P.; Jones A.; Kinnon C.; Morgan G.;
Hum. Mutat. 8:223-228(1996)
Cited for: VARIANTS HIGM1 ARG-38; ARG-125; ARG-174 AND SER-257;

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