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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P43080: Variant p.Asp148Glu

Guanylyl cyclase-activating protein 1
Gene: GUCA1A
Variant information

Variant position:  148
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 Aspartate (D) to Glutamate (E) at position 148 (D148E, p.Asp148Glu).
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:  Similar physico-chemical property. Both residues are medium size and acidic.
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).
More information can be found on the following page

Variant description:  In COD3; unknown pathological significance.
Any additional useful information about the variant.



Sequence information

Variant position:  148
The position of the amino-acid change on the UniProtKB canonical protein sequence.

Protein sequence length:  201
The length of the canonical sequence.

Location on the sequence:   TTMTAEEFTDTVFSKIDVNG  D GELSLEEFIEGVQKDQMLLD
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                         TTMTAEEFTDTVFSKIDVNGDGELSLEEFIEGVQKDQMLLD

Mouse                         SSMSAEEFTDTVFAKIDINGDGELSLEEFMEGVQKDQMLLD

Bovine                        STMTAEEFTDTVFSKIDVNGDGELSLEEFMEGVQKDQMLLD

Chicken                       A-MTAEEFTNMVFDKIDINGDGELSLEEFMEGVQKDEVLLD

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 – 201 Guanylyl cyclase-activating protein 1
Domain 131 – 166 EF-hand 4
Binding site 144 – 144
Binding site 146 – 146
Binding site 148 – 148
Binding site 150 – 150
Binding site 155 – 155


Literature citations

Cone dystrophy or macular dystrophy associated with novel autosomal dominant GUCA1A mutations.
Manes G.; Mamouni S.; Herald E.; Richard A.C.; Senechal A.; Aouad K.; Bocquet B.; Meunier I.; Hamel C.P.;
Mol. Vis. 23:198-209(2017)
Cited for: VARIANT VAL-101 DEL; VARIANT COD3 GLU-148;

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