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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P21912: Variant p.Arg230Cys

Succinate dehydrogenase [ubiquinone] iron-sulfur subunit, mitochondrial
Gene: SDHB
Variant information

Variant position:  230
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 Cysteine (C) at position 230 (R230C, p.Arg230Cys).
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 (C)
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

Involvement in disease:  Pheochromocytoma (PCC) [MIM:171300]: A catecholamine-producing tumor of chromaffin tissue of the adrenal medulla or sympathetic paraganglia. The cardinal symptom, reflecting the increased secretion of epinephrine and norepinephrine, is hypertension, which may be persistent or intermittent. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11404820, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12000816, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12618761, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14500403, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14974914, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15328326, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17634472}. Note=Disease susceptibility is associated with variations 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 PCC.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  230
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  280
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEE  R LAKLQDPFSLYRCHTIMNCT
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                         AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEERLAKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNCT

Mouse                         AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEERLAKL-QDPFSVYRCHTIMNC

Rat                           AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDEFTEERLAKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Pig                           AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEERLAKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Bovine                        AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEERLAKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Chicken                       AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDYTEERLAQL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Xenopus laevis                AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEERLSKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Xenopus tropicalis            AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDYTEERLAKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Zebrafish                     AVLMQAYRWMIDSRDDFTEDRLSKL-QDPFSLYRCHTIMNC

Caenorhabditis elegans        AVLMQAYRWVIDSRDDYATERLHRM-HDSFSAFKCHTIMNC

Drosophila                    AVLMQAYRWIIDSRDENSAERLNKL-KDPFSVYRCHTIMNC

Slime mold                    AVLLQAYRWIADSRDSIQKDRLAILSEDQMKVYKCHTIMNC

Baker's yeast                 AVLMQAYRWLIDSRDQATKTRKAML-NNSMSLYRCHTIMNC

Fission yeast                 AVLMQAYRWIIDSRDQATAKRLDVM-QNSMSVYRCHTIMNC

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 29 – 280 Succinate dehydrogenase [ubiquinone] iron-sulfur subunit, mitochondrial
Metal binding 243 – 243 Iron-sulfur 3 (3Fe-4S)
Metal binding 249 – 249 Iron-sulfur 3 (3Fe-4S)


Literature citations

Mutations in the SDHB gene are associated with extra-adrenal and/or malignant phaeochromocytomas.
Gimenez-Roqueplo A.-P.; Favier J.; Rustin P.; Rieubland C.; Crespin M.; Nau V.; Khau Van Kien P.; Corvol P.; Plouin P.-F.; Jeunemaitre X.;
Cancer Res. 63:5615-5621(2003)
Cited for: VARIANTS PCC PRO-43; GLN-46; GLY-46 AND CYS-230;

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