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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P32004: Variant p.Cys497Tyr

Neural cell adhesion molecule L1
Gene: L1CAM
Variant information

Variant position:  497
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 Cysteine (C) to Tyrosine (Y) at position 497 (C497Y, p.Cys497Tyr).
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 (C) to large size and aromatic (Y)
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

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  497
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  1257
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   YANGTLGIRDLQANDTGRYF  C LAANDQNNVTIMANLKVKDA
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                         YANGTLGIRDLQANDTGRYFCLAANDQNNVTIMANLKVKDA

Mouse                         YANGTLSIRDLQANDTGRYFCQAANDQNNVTILANLQVKEA

Rat                           YANGHLGIRDLQANDTGRYFCQAANDQNNVTILANLQVKEA

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 20 – 1257 Neural cell adhesion molecule L1
Topological domain 20 – 1120 Extracellular
Domain 425 – 507 Ig-like C2-type 5
Glycosylation 479 – 479 N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine
Glycosylation 490 – 490 N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine
Glycosylation 505 – 505 N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagine
Disulfide bond 448 – 497


Literature citations

Spectrum and detection rate of L1CAM mutations in isolated and familial cases with clinically suspected L1-disease.
Finckh U.; Schroeder J.; Ressler B.; Veske A.; Gal A.;
Am. J. Med. Genet. 92:40-46(2000)
Cited for: VARIANTS HSAS TRP-184; CYS-335; ILE-408; ASP-421; TYR-497; THR-691 AND PRO-751; VARIANTS ASN-30; TRP-739 AND GLU-1239; VARIANT HSAS/MASA ARG-370;

Disclaimer: Any medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. They are not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnostic, treatment or care.