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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot O15269: Variant p.Ala352Val

Serine palmitoyltransferase 1
Gene: SPTLC1
Variant information

Variant position:  352
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 Alanine (A) to Valine (V) at position 352 (A352V, p.Ala352Val).
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 hydrophobic (A) to medium size and hydrophobic (V)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  0
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 HSAN1A; reduced activity.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  352
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  473
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   GQGYCFSASLPPLLAAAAIE  A LNIMEENPGIFAVLKEKCGQ
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                         GQGYCFSASLPPLLAAAAIEALNIMEENP----GIFAVLKEKCGQ

Mouse                         GQGYCFSASLPPLLAAAAIEALNIMEENP----DIFAVLKK

Rat                           GQGYCFSASLPPLLAAAAIEALNIMEENP----GIFAVLKK

Bovine                        GQGYCFSASLPPLLAAAAIEALNIMEENP----GIFAVLKE

Caenorhabditis elegans        GLGYCFSASLPPLLATAASEAISIIDEEPSRVQKVTEMAIN

Slime mold                    GVGYVFSASLPPFLACSSTKAIEMLEENP----KMLEMLHS

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 – 473 Serine palmitoyltransferase 1
Topological domain 37 – 473 Cytoplasmic
Alternative sequence 144 – 473 Missing. In isoform 2.


Literature citations

Genes for hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies: a genotype-phenotype correlation.
Rotthier A.; Baets J.; De Vriendt E.; Jacobs A.; Auer-Grumbach M.; Levy N.; Bonello-Palot N.; Kilic S.S.; Weis J.; Nascimento A.; Swinkels M.; Kruyt M.C.; Jordanova A.; De Jonghe P.; Timmerman V.;
Brain 132:2699-2711(2009)
Cited for: VARIANTS HSAN1A PHE-331 AND VAL-352;

Characterization of two mutations in the SPTLC1 subunit of serine palmitoyltransferase associated with hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type I.
Rotthier A.; Penno A.; Rautenstrauss B.; Auer-Grumbach M.; Stettner G.M.; Asselbergh B.; Van Hoof K.; Sticht H.; Levy N.; Timmerman V.; Hornemann T.; Janssens K.;
Hum. Mutat. 32:E2211-E2225(2011)
Cited for: VARIANT HSAN1A PHE-331; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANTS HSAN1A PHE-331 AND VAL-352;

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