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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P23769: Variant p.Arg398Trp

Endothelial transcription factor GATA-2
Gene: GATA2
Variant information

Variant position:  398
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 Tryptophan (W) at position 398 (R398W, p.Arg398Trp).
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 large size and aromatic (W)
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:  Immunodeficiency 21 (IMD21) [MIM:614172]: An immunodeficiency disease characterized by profoundly decreased or absent monocytes, B-lymphocytes, natural killer lymphocytes, and circulating and tissue dendritic cells, with little or no effect on T-cell numbers. Clinical features of DCML include susceptibility to disseminated non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections, papillomavirus infections, opportunistic fungal infections, and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Bone marrow hypocellularity and dysplasia of myeloid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages are present in most patients, as are karyotypic abnormalities, including monosomy 7 and trisomy 8. This syndrome links susceptibility to mycobacterial, viral, and fungal infections with malignancy and can be transmitted in an autosomal dominant pattern. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:21670465}. 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 IMD21.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  398
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  480
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   KLHNVNRPLTMKKEGIQTRN  R KMSNKSKKSKKGAECFEELS
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                         KLHNVNRPLTMKKEGIQTRNRKMSNKSKKSKKGAECFEELS

Mouse                         KLHNVNRPLTMKKEGIQTRNRKMSSKSKKSKKGAECFEELS

Rat                           KLHNVNRPLTMKKEGIQTRNRKMSSKSKKSKKGAECFEELS

Chicken                       KLHNVNRPLTMKKEGIQTRNRKMSNKSKKSKKGSECFEELS

Xenopus laevis                KLHNVNRPLTMKKEGIQTRNRKMSNKSKKNKKGSECFEELS

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 – 480 Endothelial transcription factor GATA-2
Cross 389 – 389 Glycyl lysine isopeptide (Lys-Gly) (interchain with G-Cter in SUMO2)


Literature citations

Mutations in GATA2 are associated with the autosomal dominant and sporadic monocytopenia and mycobacterial infection (MonoMAC) syndrome.
Hsu A.P.; Sampaio E.P.; Khan J.; Calvo K.R.; Lemieux J.E.; Patel S.Y.; Frucht D.M.; Vinh D.C.; Auth R.D.; Freeman A.F.; Olivier K.N.; Uzel G.; Zerbe C.S.; Spalding C.; Pittaluga S.; Raffeld M.; Kuhns D.B.; Ding L.; Paulson M.L.; Marciano B.E.; Gea-Banacloche J.C.; Orange J.S.; Cuellar-Rodriguez J.; Hickstein D.D.; Holland S.M.;
Blood 118:2653-2655(2011)
Cited for: VARIANTS IMD21 LEU-254; MET-354 AND TRP-398;

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