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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q8N3U4: Variant p.Ser327Asn

Cohesin subunit SA-2
Gene: STAG2
Variant information

Variant position:  327
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 Serine (S) to Asparagine (N) at position 327 (S327N, p.Ser327Asn).
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 polar (S) to medium size and polar (N)
The physico-chemical property of the reference and variant residues and the change implicated.

BLOSUM score:  1
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 MKMS; loss of interaction with RAD21; loss of interaction with cohesin complex.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  327
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  1231
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   ICIEEIGIWMKMYSDAFLND  S YLKYVGWTMHDKQGEVRLKC
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                         ICIEEIGIWMKMYSDAFLNDSYLKYVGWTMHDKQGEVRLKC

Mouse                         ICIEEIGIWMKMYSDAFLNDSYLKYVGWTMHDKQGEVRLKC

Xenopus laevis                ICIEEIGVWMKMYSDAFLNDSYLKYVGWTMHDKQGEVRLKC

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 – 1231 Cohesin subunit SA-2
Domain 293 – 378 SCD
Helix 326 – 335


Literature citations

Familial STAG2 germline mutation defines a new human cohesinopathy.
Soardi F.C.; Machado-Silva A.; Linhares N.D.; Zheng G.; Qu Q.; Pena H.B.; Martins T.M.M.; Vieira H.G.S.; Pereira N.B.; Melo-Minardi R.C.; Gomes C.C.; Gomez R.S.; Gomes D.A.; Pires D.E.V.; Ascher D.B.; Yu H.; Pena S.D.J.;
NPJ Genom. Med. 2:7-7(2017)
Cited for: FUNCTION; IDENTIFICATION IN COHESIN COMPLEX; INVOLVEMENT IN MKMS; VARIANT MKMS ASN-327; CHARACTERIZATION OF VARIANT MKMS ASN-327;

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