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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P21549: Variant p.Gly47Arg

Serine--pyruvate aminotransferase
Gene: AGXT
Variant information

Variant position:  47
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 Glycine (G) to Arginine (R) at position 47 (G47R, p.Gly47Arg).
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 glycine (G) to large size and basic (R)
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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Involvement in disease:  Hyperoxaluria primary 1 (HP1) [MIM:259900]: An inborn error of glyoxylate metabolism characterized by increased excretion of oxalate and glycolate, and progressive tissue accumulation of insoluble calcium oxalate. Affected individuals are at risk for nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis and early onset end-stage renal disease. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10394939, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10453743, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10541294, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10862087, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10960483, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12559847, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12777626, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1301173, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1349575, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15253729, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15849466, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15961946, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15963748, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16971151, ECO:0000269|PubMed:1703535, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17495019, ECO:0000269|PubMed:2039493, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23229545, ECO:0000269|PubMed:24055001, ECO:0000269|PubMed:24934730, ECO:0000269|PubMed:26149463, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8101040, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9192270, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9604803}. 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 HP1; when associated with L-11 and M-340 on the minor AGXT allele; results in protein misfolding; decreased alanine--glyoxylate aminotransferase activity; reduced expression levels; reduced pyridoxal phosphate binding; reduced dimerization; reduced thermostability; increased propensity to aggregation; increased susceptibility to proteolytic degradation within the N-terminal region; mitochondrial mistargeting; exposure to pyridoxine can rescue the functionality by partially preventing aggregation and degradation and by redirecting all the protein to the peroxisome.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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

Sequence information

Variant position:  47
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  392
The length of the canonical sequence.

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.







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.

Chain 1 – 392 Serine--pyruvate aminotransferase

Literature citations

Misfolding caused by the pathogenic mutation G47R on the minor allele of alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase and chaperoning activity of pyridoxine.
Montioli R.; Oppici E.; Dindo M.; Roncador A.; Gotte G.; Cellini B.; Borri Voltattorni C.;
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1854:1280-1289(2015)

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