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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q9NQV7: Variant p.Tyr335His

Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase PRDM9
Gene: PRDM9
Variant information

Variant position:  335
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Type of variant:  US
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 Tyrosine (Y) to Histidine (H) at position 335 (Y335H, p.Tyr335His).
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 aromatic (Y) to medium size and polar (H)
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:  Variant of uncertain significance; may be a genetic risk for patients with azoospermia caused by meiotic arrest.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  335
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  894
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   WMRYVNCARDDEEQNLVAFQ  Y HRQIFYRTCRVIRPGCELLV
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                         WMRYVNCARDDEEQNLVAFQYHRQIFYRTCRVIRPGCELLV

Mouse                         WMRYVNCARDDEEQNLVAFQYHRKIFYRTCRVIRPGCELLV

Rat                           WMRYVNCARDDEEQNLVAFQYHRKIFYRTCRVIRPGRELLV

Zebrafish                     WMKFVVCSRSETEQNLVAFQQNGRILFRCCRPISPGQEFRV

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 – 894 Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase PRDM9
Domain 244 – 358 SET
Beta strand 330 – 335


Literature citations

Two single nucleotide polymorphisms in PRDM9 (MEISETZ) gene may be a genetic risk factor for Japanese patients with azoospermia by meiotic arrest.
Miyamoto T.; Koh E.; Sakugawa N.; Sato H.; Hayashi H.; Namiki M.; Sengoku K.;
J. Assist. Reprod. Genet. 25:553-557(2008)
Cited for: VARIANT HIS-335;

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