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Von Willebrand Factor A1 Deficiency Mutant Explanation
The following viewer shows and helps interpret the mutation present in Von Willebrand Factor A1 Deficiency. The correct amino acid for this protein at the exact amino acid position 509 is Cysteine, and in the affected protein it is changed to Arginine.

Cysteine vs. arginine

2˚ Structure

1 monomer (Spacefill)

Cys 509 Alone

Cys 509 as Green w/ yellow sulfur(Spacefilled)>

Neighbors Cys 509 (small) & near amino acid neighbors (full size)

Hydrophobic [silver] vs. Hydrophilic [orchid] Residues (Ribbon)

Hydrophobic [silver] vs. Hydrophilic Residues (Spacefill)

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*To discover atom/amino acid identity, hover the mouse over it. Amino acids will show up using 3-letter code (i.e. [GLY] = glycine); DNA thymine= [DT]

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