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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P35498: Variant p.Arg101Gln

Sodium channel protein type 1 subunit alpha
Gene: SCN1A
Chromosomal location: 2q24.3
Variant information

Variant position:  101
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 Arginine (R) to Glutamine (Q) at position 101 (R101Q, p.Arg101Gln).
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

Involvement in disease:  Intractable childhood epilepsy with generalized tonic-clonic seizures (ICEGTC) [MIM:607208]: A disorder characterized by generalized tonic-clonic seizures beginning usually in infancy and induced by fever. Seizures are associated with subsequent mental decline, as well as ataxia or hypotonia. ICEGTC is similar to SMEI, except for the absence of myoclonic seizures. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:12566275, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16210358, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17507202, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23195492, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23708187}. 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.

Involvement in disease:  Epileptic encephalopathy, early infantile, 6 (EIEE6) [MIM:607208]: A severe form of epileptic encephalopathy characterized by generalized tonic, clonic, and tonic-clonic seizures that are initially induced by fever and begin during the first year of life. Later, patients also manifest other seizure types, including absence, myoclonic, and simple and complex partial seizures. Psychomotor development delay is observed around the second year of life. Some patients manifest a borderline disease phenotype and do not necessarily fulfill all diagnostic criteria for core EIEE6. EIEE6 is considered to be the most severe phenotype within the spectrum of generalized epilepsies with febrile seizures-plus. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11359211, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12083760, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12566275, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12754708, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12821740, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14504318, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14672992, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14738421, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15087100, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15944908, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16122630, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16458823, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16713920, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17054684, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17054685, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17129991, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17347258, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17561957, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18413471, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18639757, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18930999, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19522081, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19563458, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19589774, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19783390, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20110217, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20431604, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20452746, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20522430, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20729507, ECO:0000269|PubMed:21248271, ECO:0000269|PubMed:21864321, ECO:0000269|PubMed:22092154, ECO:0000269|PubMed:22612257, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23195492, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23662938, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23708187, ECO:0000269|PubMed:25818041, ECO:0000269|PubMed:26993267, ECO:0000269|PubMed:27864847, ECO:0000269|PubMed:28544625}. 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 EIEE6 and ICEGTC.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  101
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  2009
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   DPYYINKKTFIVLNKGKAIF  R FSATSALYILTPFNPLRKIA
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                         DPYYINKKTFIVLNKGKAIFRFSATSALYILTPFNPLRKIA

Mouse                         DPYYINKKTFIVLNKGKAIFRFSATSALYILTPFNPLRKIA

Rat                           DPYYINKKTFIVLNKGKAIFRFSATSALYILTPFNPLRKIA

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 – 2009 Sodium channel protein type 1 subunit alpha
Topological domain 1 – 128 Cytoplasmic


Literature citations

Mutations of neuronal voltage-gated Na+ channel alpha 1 subunit gene SCN1A in core severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy (SMEI) and in borderline SMEI (SMEB).
Fukuma G.; Oguni H.; Shirasaka Y.; Watanabe K.; Miyajima T.; Yasumoto S.; Ohfu M.; Inoue T.; Watanachai A.; Kira R.; Matsuo M.; Muranaka H.; Sofue F.; Zhang B.; Kaneko S.; Mitsudome A.; Hirose S.;
Epilepsia 45:140-148(2004)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 GLN-101; ARG-190; ILE-934; ALA-944; CYS-946; HIS-946; PRO-1355; MET-1559 DEL; SER-1692; CYS-1694; PHE-1766 DEL AND CYS-1781;

Idiopathic epilepsies with seizures precipitated by fever and SCN1A abnormalities.
Marini C.; Mei D.; Temudo T.; Ferrari A.R.; Buti D.; Dravet C.; Dias A.I.; Moreira A.; Calado E.; Seri S.; Neville B.; Narbona J.; Reid E.; Michelucci R.; Sicca F.; Cross H.J.; Guerrini R.;
Epilepsia 48:1678-1685(2007)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 GLN-101; ILE-322; GLY-356; THR-358; CYS-393; HIS-393; LEU-957; TYR-1414; TRP-1470; ARG-1588; TYR-1608; MET-1630; ARG-1658; ARG-1716; VAL-1783 AND LYS-1787; VARIANTS GEFS+2 PRO-74; ARG-1204 AND SER-1687;

Spectrum of SCN1A gene mutations associated with Dravet syndrome: analysis of 333 patients.
Depienne C.; Trouillard O.; Saint-Martin C.; Gourfinkel-An I.; Bouteiller D.; Carpentier W.; Keren B.; Abert B.; Gautier A.; Baulac S.; Arzimanoglou A.; Cazeneuve C.; Nabbout R.; LeGuern E.;
J. Med. Genet. 46:183-191(2009)
Cited for: VARIANTS GLN-542; HIS-604; THR-924; ILE-1079; THR-1109; ASP-1308; CYS-1575 AND GLY-1928; VARIANTS EIEE6 VAL-58; PHE-61; HIS-79; GLN-101; TRP-101; ASN-124; ARG-171; VAL-175; LYS-191; TYR-191; GLY-194; GLU-223; SER-227; SER-232; TYR-243; ARG-277; LEU-281; SER-281; ILE-322; PHE-340; ASP-343; ARG-345; ASP-355; ILE-357; GLN-378; CYS-393; MET-400 DEL; CYS-426; PHE-525; GLY-626; ARG-843; CYS-859; LYS-875; LEU-896; PHE-927; CYS-931; ILE-934; PRO-939; ASN-943; SER-949; TYR-949; LYS-973; PRO-986; GLY-998; LYS-1068; GLY-1239; TYR-1239; ASP-1255; VAL-1275; SER-1284; PHE-1289 DEL; SER-1316; PRO-1328; LYS-1367; SER-1391; GLY-1416; ILE-1431; MET-1437; PHE-1473 DEL; ILE-1483 DEL; GLY-1484; ILE-1538; ALA-1544; LYS-1561; GLU-1579; GLU-1586; CYS-1596; LEU-1596; ILE-1612; GLY-1639; HIS-1648; ARG-1658; MET-1658; LYS-1664; ARG-1675; PHE-1677; LYS-1714; CYS-1725; ASN-1771; THR-1780; HIS-1781; MET-1782; SER-1782; THR-1783; VAL-1783; LYS-1788; ILE-1808; SER-1812; 1813-GLU--PHE-1815 DEL AND PHE-1835;

Analysis of SCN1A mutation and parental origin in patients with Dravet syndrome.
Sun H.; Zhang Y.; Liu X.; Ma X.; Yang Z.; Qin J.; Jiang Y.; Qi Y.; Wu X.;
J. Hum. Genet. 55:421-427(2010)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 SER-90; THR-91; TRP-101; GLN-101; THR-239; ARG-259; HIS-393; TYR-939; GLY-952; LYS-1210; PRO-1260; PRO-1287; MET-1335; MET-1390; GLU-1433; GLU-1586 AND THR-1783;

De novo SCN1A mutations in Dravet syndrome and related epileptic encephalopathies are largely of paternal origin.
Heron S.E.; Scheffer I.E.; Iona X.; Zuberi S.M.; Birch R.; McMahon J.M.; Bruce C.M.; Berkovic S.F.; Mulley J.C.;
J. Med. Genet. 47:137-141(2010)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 CYS-84; GLN-101; LYS-171; THR-175; ASN-194; SER-227; PHE-406; ASN-413; PRO-783; GLU-944; LEU-945; HIS-946; GLU-950; GLY-1396; LYS-1450; VAL-1545; GLN-1645; ARG-1726 AND THR-1783; VARIANTS HIS-604; GLN-1636 AND HIS-1657;

Genotype-phenotype associations in SCN1A-related epilepsies.
Zuberi S.M.; Brunklaus A.; Birch R.; Reavey E.; Duncan J.; Forbes G.H.;
Neurology 76:594-600(2011)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 PHE-17 DEL; THR-68; ASN-79; CYS-84; PRO-98; GLN-101; TRP-101; ARG-108; ASP-127; ARG-199; SER-227; THR-227; SER-232; ARG-233; VAL-342; ASP-343; TRP-351; SER-359; ARG-363; ARG-384; CYS-393; HIS-393; VAL-400; VAL-403; PHE-406; GLY-626; ASP-762; THR-785; ILE-812; ARG-842; 854-GLY-LEU-855 DEL; CYS-859; GLN-862; PRO-890; CYS-932; PRO-933; CYS-946; HIS-946; ARG-950; LYS-954; LYS-956; LEU-957; ILE-976; VAL-979; ARG-993; 999-ASN-LEU-1000 DELINS LEU-ILE-SER; LYS-1208; LYS-1221; PHE-1230; ASP-1238; ALA-1266; ASN-1288; VAL-1320; PRO-1326; GLY-1350; ARG-1358; PRO-1370; HIS-1378; THR-1378; ILE-1394; TYR-1396; SER-1417; PHE-1423; ALA-1429 DEL; VAL-1433; LYS-1450; SER-1451; LYS-1454; HIS-1462; LYS-1476; LYS-1503; GLY-1544; GLU-1586; ARG-1588; HIS-1592; PRO-1592; SER-1605; GLU-1637; THR-1638; CYS-1648; GLU-1653; PRO-1660; PRO-1667; LEU-1668; ILE-1672; THR-1673; THR-1683; ASP-1684; TRP-1688; ARG-1714; ASN-1763; ASN-1770; PHE-1770; THR-1770; THR-1780; VAL-1783; LYS-1787; PRO-1832; LYS-1852; LEU-1855; GLU-1880; THR-1909 DEL AND ARG-1927 DELINS ILE-ILE-GLN; VARIANTS GEFS+2 LEU-218; ILE-254; GLY-291; THR-960; VAL-973; SER-1204; PHE-1230; ASP-1414; HIS-1596; LEU-1739 AND THR-1867; VARIANTS ASN-45; VAL-333; ASN-382; HIS-604; ILE-699; THR-924; HIS-931; GLU-1006; ILE-1079; THR-1109; ASP-1308; ASP-1326; MET-1483 AND PHE-1683;

Prevalence of SCN1A mutations in children with suspected Dravet syndrome and intractable childhood epilepsy.
Wang J.W.; Shi X.Y.; Kurahashi H.; Hwang S.K.; Ishii A.; Higurashi N.; Kaneko S.; Hirose S.;
Epilepsy Res. 102:195-200(2012)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 CYS-84; GLN-101; TRP-101; ILE-105; ARG-179; ARG-190; ARG-226; SER-227; ARG-259; ARG-280; ALA-281; PRO-363; ARG-384; HIS-393; TRP-409; CYS-426; MET-875; ILE-876; PHE-896; ILE-934; PHE-940; CYS-946; HIS-946; LEU-987; GLY-1316; VAL-1339; MET-1344; PRO-1355; VAL-1385; GLY-1418; PRO-1427; CYS-1453; HIS-1462; SER-1472; TYR-1485; GLU-1503 DEL; LYS-1503; VAL-1545; ARG-1555; GLY-1608; LEU-1630; ASN-1638; SER-1642; VAL-1662; PRO-1667; PHE-1677; THR-1683; SER-1692; CYS-1694; GLY-1727; ARG-1741; PHE-1766 DEL; PHE-1771; THR-1783; VAL-1783 AND THR-1792; VARIANTS ICEGTC SER-90; GLN-101; SER-178; MET-252; ARG-290; HIS-393; ILE-896; ALA-944; GLN-1213; CYS-1254; THR-1325; PRO-1328; LEU-1357; ARG-1376; ASP-1429; HIS-1462; LYS-1511; VAL-1619; SER-1684; PRO-1724; CYS-1781 AND TRP-1861; VARIANTS GLN-542 AND CYS-1575;

Improving diagnosis and broadening the phenotypes in early-onset seizure and severe developmental delay disorders through gene panel analysis.
Trump N.; McTague A.; Brittain H.; Papandreou A.; Meyer E.; Ngoh A.; Palmer R.; Morrogh D.; Boustred C.; Hurst J.A.; Jenkins L.; Kurian M.A.; Scott R.H.;
J. Med. Genet. 53:310-317(2016)
Cited for: VARIANTS EIEE6 GLN-101; 1284-TRP--LYS-2009 DEL AND LEU-1345;

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