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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P03915: Variant p.Ser250Cys

NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductase chain 5
Gene: MT-ND5
Variant information

Variant position:  250
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 Serine (S) to Cysteine (C) at position 250 (S250C, p.Ser250Cys).
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 small size and polar (S) to medium size and polar (C)
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

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

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  250
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  603
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHS  S TMVVAGIFLLIRFHPLAENS
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                         HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRFHPLAENS

Gorilla                       HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFRHLAENN

                              HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFHPLMEHN

Chimpanzee                    HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRFYPLAENN

Mouse                         HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLVRFHPLTTNN

Rat                           HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLMIRFHPLTSNN

Pig                           HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFYPLMETN

Bovine                        HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRFYPLTENN

Rabbit                        HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFYPLLENN

Sheep                         HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRFYPLTENN

Cat                           HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFYPLMEQN

Horse                         HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFHPLMENN

Chicken                       HPWLPAAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRTHPFLSSN

                              HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGVFLLIRFHPLAENN

Xenopus laevis                HPWLPAAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRISPMMNNN

Zebrafish                     HPWLPSAMEGPTPVSALLHSSTMVVAGIFLLIRLHPIMETN

Caenorhabditis elegans        SSWLPKAMSAPTPVSSLVHSSTLVTAGLILLMNFNNLVMQK

Drosophila                    SSWLPAAMAAPTPVSALVHSSTLVTAGVYLLIRFNIILSTS

Slime mold                    HMWLPDAMEGPTPVSALLHAATMVTAGVFLVLRTSPLLSYS

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 – 603 NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductase chain 5
Transmembrane 241 – 261 Helical


Literature citations

A missense mutation in the mitochondrial ND5 gene associated with a Leigh-MELAS overlap syndrome.
Crimi M.; Galbiati S.; Moroni I.; Bordoni A.; Perini M.P.; Lamantea E.; Sciacco M.; Zeviani M.; Biunno I.; Moggio M.; Scarlato G.; Comi G.P.;
Neurology 60:1857-1861(2003)
Cited for: VARIANT LS CYS-250;

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