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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P40692: Variant p.Arg389Trp

DNA mismatch repair protein Mlh1
Gene: MLH1
Variant information

Variant position:  389
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 Arginine (R) to Tryptophan (W) at position 389 (R389W, p.Arg389Trp).
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

Variant description:  In HNPCC2; unknown pathological significance; no effect on nuclear localization; normal interaction with PMS2 and EXO1.
Any additional useful information about the variant.

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



Sequence information

Variant position:  389
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  756
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   SSTSGSSDKVYAHQMVRTDS  R EQKLDAFLQPLSKPLSSQPQ
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                         SSTSGSSDKV---YAHQMVRTDSREQKLDAFLQPL---SKPLSSQPQ

Mouse                         SSTSGSGDKV---YAYQMVRTDSREQKLDAFLQPV---SSL

Rat                           SSTSGSGDKV---HAYQMVRTDSRDQKLDAFMQPV---SRR

Slime mold                    NPTSRKEPIE---YAKDKIRSDSKSQTLDAFLNPMDYNNNN

Baker's yeast                 YTTANSQLRKAKRQENKLVRIDASQAKITSFLSSSQQFNFE

Fission yeast                 ESSSQKAVRT---YENYLVRTDPRERSIKSMLS--------

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 2 – 756 DNA mismatch repair protein Mlh1


Literature citations

Functional characterization of MLH1 missense variants identified in Lynch syndrome patients.
Andersen S.D.; Liberti S.E.; Luetzen A.; Drost M.; Bernstein I.; Nilbert M.; Dominguez M.; Nystroem M.; Hansen T.V.; Christoffersen J.W.; Jaeger A.C.; de Wind N.; Nielsen F.C.; Toerring P.M.; Rasmussen L.J.;
Hum. Mutat. 33:1647-1655(2012)
Cited for: VARIANTS HNPCC2 CYS-233 DEL AND TRP-389; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANTS HNPCC2 LEU-28; LYS-37; HIS-38; LYS-38; PHE-44; ARG-67; PRO-109; PRO-111; MET-117; CYS-233 DEL; CYS-265; TRP-389; GLN-443; PRO-550; GLY-578; PHE-582; ASP-589; ALA-618; CYS-646; LEU-648; LEU-654; PRO-659 AND VAL-716 DEL; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANTS GLY-93; VAL-219; SER-403; ASN-406 AND MET-716; INTERACTION WITH PMS2; INTERACTION WITH EXO1; SUBCELLULAR LOCATION;

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