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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q14524: Variant p.Phe532Cys

Sodium channel protein type 5 subunit alpha
Gene: SCN5A
Variant information

Variant position:  532
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 Phenylalanine (F) to Cysteine (C) at position 532 (F532C, p.Phe532Cys).
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 (F) to medium size and polar (C)
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

Involvement in disease:  Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) [MIM:272120]: SIDS is the sudden death of an infant younger than 1 year that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of clinical history. Pathophysiologic mechanisms for SIDS may include respiratory dysfunction, cardiac dysrhythmias, cardiorespiratory instability, and inborn errors of metabolism, but definitive pathogenic mechanisms precipitating an infant sudden death remain elusive. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:18596570, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19302788}. 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.

Involvement in disease:  Brugada syndrome 1 (BRGDA1) [MIM:601144]: A tachyarrhythmia characterized by right bundle branch block and ST segment elevation on an electrocardiogram (ECG). It can cause the ventricles to beat so fast that the blood is prevented from circulating efficiently in the body. When this situation occurs, the individual will faint and may die in a few minutes if the heart is not reset. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10532948, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10618304, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10690282, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11410597, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11748104, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11823453, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11901046, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12051963, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12106943, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15023552, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15338453, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15579534, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15851320, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16266370, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16325048, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16616735, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17075016, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17081365, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17198989, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18252757, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18341814, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18451998, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18456723, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18616619, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19251209, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19272188, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20129283, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23085483, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23420830, ECO:0000269|PubMed:24167619, ECO:0000269|PubMed:26279430, ECO:0000269|PubMed:26776555, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9521325}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations 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 SIDS and BRGDA1.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  532
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  2016
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   TRGLSRTSMKPRSSRGSIFT  F RRRDLGSEADFADDENSTAG
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                         TRGLSRTSMKPRSSRGSIFTFRRRDLGSEADFADDENSTAG

Mouse                         THGLSRTSMRPRSSRGSIFTFRRRDQGSEADFADDENSTAG

Rat                           THGLSRTSMRPRSSRGSIFTFRRRDQGSEADFADDENSTAG

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 – 2016 Sodium channel protein type 5 subunit alpha
Topological domain 411 – 717 Cytoplasmic
Modified residue 513 – 513 Dimethylated arginine; alternate
Modified residue 513 – 513 Omega-N-methylarginine; alternate
Modified residue 526 – 526 Dimethylated arginine; alternate
Modified residue 526 – 526 Omega-N-methylarginine; alternate
Modified residue 539 – 539 Phosphoserine


Literature citations

Cardiac ion channel gene mutations in sudden infant death syndrome.
Otagiri T.; Kijima K.; Osawa M.; Ishii K.; Makita N.; Matoba R.; Umetsu K.; Hayasaka K.;
Pediatr. Res. 64:482-487(2008)
Cited for: VARIANTS SIDS CYS-532; SER-1084 AND SER-1705; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANT SIDS SER-1705;

An international compendium of mutations in the SCN5A-encoded cardiac sodium channel in patients referred for Brugada syndrome genetic testing.
Kapplinger J.D.; Tester D.J.; Alders M.; Benito B.; Berthet M.; Brugada J.; Brugada P.; Fressart V.; Guerchicoff A.; Harris-Kerr C.; Kamakura S.; Kyndt F.; Koopmann T.T.; Miyamoto Y.; Pfeiffer R.; Pollevick G.D.; Probst V.; Zumhagen S.; Vatta M.; Towbin J.A.; Shimizu W.; Schulze-Bahr E.; Antzelevitch C.; Salisbury B.A.; Guicheney P.; Wilde A.A.; Brugada R.; Schott J.J.; Ackerman M.J.;
Heart Rhythm 7:33-46(2010)
Cited for: VARIANTS TRP-18; CYS-34; HIS-34; LEU-216; SER-286; SER-291; MET-299; CYS-376; GLY-447; ALA-449; VAL-461; SER-475; TRP-481; TYR-524; ARG-558; HIS-568; ARG-579; LYS-592; GLY-596; ALA-601; PHE-618; ASP-638; LEU-656; THR-672; HIS-689; LYS-692; PHE-705; ILE-924; GLN-986; MET-1016; ARG-1040; ALA-1082; LEU-1090; LEU-1098; TYR-1103; LYS-1107; TRP-1116; GLN-1193; MET-1251; SER-1293; PHE-1308; TRP-1512; ASN-1787; THR-1836; LYS-1901; CYS-1919; LEU-1951; GLN-1958; LEU-1962; MET-1968; GLN-1991; LEU-2004 AND ALA-2006; VARIANTS BRGDA1 GLN-18; LYS-70; ASN-84; SER-93; SER-94; GLN-104; TRP-104; LYS-109; GLN-121; TRP-121; GLU-126; PRO-136; MET-146; GLN-161; LYS-161; ASN-175; GLY-178; ARG-182; VAL-185; VAL-204; GLN-212; ILE-220; GLN-222; LEU-223; TRP-225; VAL-226; ILE-232; MET-240; LYS-270; GLN-276; ASP-278; CYS-282; ILE-300; PRO-315; ASN-320; ARG-325; LEU-336; ASP-351; VAL-351; ASN-356; CYS-367; HIS-367; LEU-367; LYS-369; GLY-374; HIS-376; ARG-386; GLU-386; ALA-396; LEU-396; LYS-439; GLY-501; HIS-526; CYS-532; LEU-543; ARG-552; GLU-615; PHE-619; CYS-620; MET-632; ALA-640; ASP-647; LEU-648; TRP-661; GLY-683; LEU-701; LEU-717; VAL-735; LYS-746; ARG-752; GLU-758; ARG-764; ASN-772; SER-773; ILE-789; PRO-808; PRO-839; LEU-851; GLN-867; CYS-878; HIS-878; PRO-886; CYS-893; HIS-893; LYS-901; LEU-910; ARG-915; ARG-917; SER-927; PRO-928; PRO-935; CYS-965; HIS-965; THR-997; LYS-1053; GLY-1055; TYR-1079; VAL-1113; THR-1140; ASN-1219; LYS-1225; HIS-1228; GLN-1232; TRP-1232; PRO-1239; ASN-1243; ASP-1249; GLY-1253; SER-1262; CYS-1271; ASN-1275; GLY-1288; PRO-1311; VAL-1319; GLY-1323; LEU-1332; LEU-1344; ILE-1346; PRO-1346; ARG-1351; MET-1353; TRP-1358; ASN-1359; CYS-1360; TYR-1363; ILE-1382; LEU-1405; MET-1405; ARG-1406; GLU-1406; ARG-1408; CYS-1409; PHE-1412; GLU-1419; ARG-1420; SER-1427; VAL-1428; GLY-1432; SER-1432; VAL-1433; LEU-1438; GLN-1441; LEU-1448; THR-1448; CYS-1449; ASP-1451; TYR-1463; PHE-1468; VAL-1501; LYS-1521; MET-1525; LYS-1548; CYS-1571; LYS-1574; PRO-1582; CYS-1583; HIS-1583; MET-1604; LEU-1613; MET-1620; GLN-1623; GLN-1629; GLU-1642; VAL-1660; ARG-1661; ILE-1667; TYR-1672; THR-1680; THR-1698; ARG-1709; MET-1709; SER-1712; GLY-1714; ASP-1722; ARG-1728; TRP-1728; ARG-1740; ARG-1743; GLU-1743; PHE-1764; MET-1779; LYS-1784; GLU-1832; ILE-1861; ASN-1872; LEU-1903; THR-1924; SER-1935; LYS-1938 AND VAL-2004;

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