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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot O43707: Variant p.Cys793Tyr

Alpha-actinin-4
Gene: ACTN4
Variant information

Variant position:  793
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 Cysteine (C) to Tyrosine (Y) at position 793 (C793Y, p.Cys793Tyr).
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 medium size and polar (C) to large size and aromatic (Y)
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).
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Variant description:  Rare variant found in patients with IgA nephropathy; unknown pathological significance.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  793
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  911
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   SFNHFDKDHGGALGPEEFKA  C LISLGYDVENDRQGEAEFNR
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                         SFNHFDKDHGGALGPEEFKACLISLGYDVENDRQGEAEFNR

Mouse                         SFNHFDKDHGGALGPEEFKACLISLGYDVENDRQGDAEFNR

Rat                           SFNHFDKDHGGALGPEEFKACLISLGYDVENDRQGDAEFNR

Bovine                        SFNHFDKDHGGALGPEEFKACLISLGYDVENDRQGDAEFNR

Chicken                       SFNHFDKDHCGALGPEEFKACLISLGYDVENDRQGDAEFNR

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 – 911 Alpha-actinin-4
Domain 765 – 800 EF-hand 1
Region 736 – 911 Mediates interaction with MICALL2
Modified residue 779 – 779 N6-acetyllysine


Literature citations

Mutational analysis of ACTN4, encoding alpha-actinin 4, in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis using HRM method.
Safarikova M.; Reiterova J.; Safrankova H.; Stekrova J.; Zidkova A.; Obeidova L.; Kohoutova M.; Tesar V.;
Folia Biol. (Praha) 59:110-115(2013)
Cited for: VARIANTS FSGS1 THR-427 AND ASP-748; VARIANTS VAL-784; ARG-786; LEU-787; SER-787; TYR-793; ASP-798 AND MET-801;

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