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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot O15230: Variant p.Arg3079Trp

Laminin subunit alpha-5
Gene: LAMA5
Variant information

Variant position:  3079
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  Polymorphism
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 Tryptophan (W) at position 3079 (R3079W, p.Arg3079Trp).
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 large size and aromatic (W)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  -3
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

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  3079
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  3695
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   LADAYYLGGVPPDQLPPSLR  R LFPTGGSVRGCVKGIKALGK
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                         LADAYYLGGVPPDQLPPSLRRLFPTGGSVRGCVKGIKALGK

Mouse                         MADAYYLGGVPPEQLPLSLRQLFPSGGSVRGCIKGIKALGK

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 36 – 3695 Laminin subunit alpha-5
Domain 2941 – 3115 Laminin G-like 2
Alternative sequence 562 – 3695 Missing. In isoform 2.
Helix 3075 – 3080


Literature citations

Recombinant human laminin-10 (alpha5beta1gamma1). Production, purification, and migration-promoting activity on vascular endothelial cells.
Doi M.; Thyboll J.; Kortesmaa J.; Jansson K.; Iivanainen A.; Parvardeh M.; Timpl R.; Hedin U.; Swedenborg J.; Tryggvason K.;
J. Biol. Chem. 277:12741-12748(2002)
Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [MRNA] (ISOFORM 1); VARIANTS ALA-401; THR-1258; GLU-1367; SER-1807; MET-1900; ASN-2062 AND TRP-3079;

Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. IX. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which can code for large proteins in vitro.
Nagase T.; Ishikawa K.; Miyajima N.; Tanaka A.; Kotani H.; Nomura N.; Ohara O.;
DNA Res. 5:31-39(1998)
Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [LARGE SCALE MRNA] OF 2051-3695 (ISOFORM 1); VARIANTS ASN-2062 AND TRP-3079;

Tissue-specific expression of the human laminin alpha5-chain, and mapping of the gene to human chromosome 20q13.2-13.3 and to distal mouse chromosome 2 near the locus for the ragged (Ra) mutation.
Durkin M.E.; Loechel F.; Mattei M.-G.; Gilpin B.J.; Albrechtsen R.; Wewer U.M.;
FEBS Lett. 411:296-300(1997)
Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [MRNA] OF 2743-3695 (ISOFORM 1); VARIANT TRP-3079;

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