The cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) is a 1480 amino acid membrane bound glycoprotein with a molecular mass of 170,000. It is a member of the ATP binding cassette (ABC)superfamily of proteins. The protein is comprised of two, six span membrane bound regions each connected to a nuclear binding factor which binds ATP. Between these two units is an R-domain which is comprised of many charged amino acids. The R-domain is a unique feature of CFTR within the ABC superfamily.

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19 % of the CFTR protein make up the twelve transmembrane domains (M1 - M12). These domains have been shown to be comprised of typical a-helical secondary structure. Many of the residues within these regions form the channel lining residues and have a major role in the regulation of pore function. Six positively charged residues within the transmembrane domains [K95 (M1), R134 (M2), R334 (M6), K335 (M6), R347 (M6) and R1030 (M10] that are well conserved across species. Two of these are associated with mutations causing CF, R334Q/W and R347C/H/L/P.

The mutations happenning in MSD6 domain:

cDNA Name Protein Name Legacy Name Region Description Consequence
c.1125A>C p.Leu375Phe L375F exon 9 A to C at 1257 Leu to Phe at 375 (CUAVD)
c.1127_1128insA p.Gln378AlafsX4 1259insA exon 9 insertion of A after 1259 frameshift
c.1133A>G p.Gln378Arg Q378R exon 9 A to G at 1265 Gln to Arg at 378
c.1135G>A p.Glu379Lys E379K exon 9 G to A at 1267 Glu to Lys at 379
c.1135G>T p.Glu379X E379X exon 9 G to T at 1267 Glu to Stop at 379
c.1148T>C p.Leu383Ser L383S exon 9 T to C at 1280 Leu to Ser at 383
c.1149G>A L383L (1281G/A) exon 9 G or A at 1281 sequence variation
c.1152delA p.Glu384AspfsX4 1283delA exon 9 deletion of A at 1283 frameshift
c.1153_1154insAT p.Asn386IlefsX3 1288insTA exon 9 Insertion of TA at 1285 Or Insertion of AT at 1284 Frameshift
c.1157_1158insTA p.Leu387ThrfsX2 1289insTA exon 9 Insertion of TA at 1289 Frameshift
c.1159_1160delTT p.Leu387AsnfsX23 1291delTT exon 9 delete TT from 1291 Frame shift
c.1162_1168delACGACTA p.Thr388GlnfsX3 1294del7 exon 9 deletion of 7 bp from 1294 frameshift
c.1162_1163delACinsTA p.Thr388X T388X exon 9 AC to TA at 1294 Thr to Stop at 388
c.1163C>T p.Thr388Met T388M exon 9 C to T at 1295 Thr to Met at 388 (sequence variation?)
c.1164G>T 1296G/T exon 9 G to T at 1296 sequence variation (Thr at 388 no change)
c.1175T>C p.Val392Ala V392A exon 9 T to C at 1307 Val to Ala at 392 CAVD
c.1175T>G p.Val392Gly V392G exon 9 T to G at 1307 Val to Gly at 392
c.1177delG p.Val393X 1309delG exon 9 deletion of G at 1309 frameshift
c.1181T>G p.Met394Arg M394R exon 9 T to G at 1313 Met to Arg at 394




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The Database was last updated at Apr 25, 2011