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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P15848: Variant p.Trp312Cys

Arylsulfatase B
Gene: ARSB
Variant information

Variant position:  312
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 Tryptophan (W) to Cysteine (C) at position 312 (W312C, p.Trp312Cys).
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 aromatic (W) to medium size and polar (C)
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).
More information can be found on the following page

Involvement in disease:  Mucopolysaccharidosis 6 (MPS6) [MIM:253200]: An autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease characterized by intracellular accumulation of dermatan sulfate. Clinical features can include abnormal growth, short stature, stiff joints, skeletal malformations, corneal clouding, hepatosplenomegaly, and cardiac abnormalities. A wide variation in clinical severity is observed. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10036316, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10738004, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11802522, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14974081, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1550123, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1718978, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19259130, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8116615, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8125475, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8541342, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8651289}. 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 MPS6; severe form; loss of activity.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  312
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  533
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   NTVFIFSTDNGGQTLAGGNN  W PLRGRKWSLWEGGVRGVGFV
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                         NTVFIFSTDNG-GQTLAGGNNWPLRGRKWSLWEGGVRGVGFV

Mouse                         NTVFIFSTDNG-GQTRSGGNNWPLRGRKGTLWEGGIRGTGF

Rat                           NTVLIFSTDNG-GQTRSGGNNWPLRGRKGTLWEGGIRGAGF

Cat                           NTVFIFSTDNG-GQTLAGGNNWPLRGRKWSLWEGGIRGVGF

Slime mold                    DD----DDDDGFNENKNNNNN---GGHAILLVASSMDSIDL

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 37 – 533 Arylsulfatase B
Metal binding 300 – 300 Calcium
Metal binding 301 – 301 Calcium
Binding site 318 – 318 Substrate
Disulfide bond 117 – 521


Literature citations

Mutational analysis of mucopolysaccharidosis type VI patients undergoing a trial of enzyme replacement therapy.
Karageorgos L.; Harmatz P.; Simon J.; Pollard A.; Clements P.R.; Brooks D.A.; Hopwood J.J.;
Hum. Mutat. 23:229-233(2004)
Cited for: VARIANTS MPS6 TYR-86 DEL; CYS-210; PRO-236; CYS-312; GLN-315; PRO-321 AND GLY-484; VARIANTS MET-358; MET-376 AND ASN-384; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANTS MPS6 TYR-86 DEL AND CYS-312;

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