hu0684DB (Jill's 23&Me) - GET-Evidence variant report

Variant report for hu0684DB (Jill's 23&Me)

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1SERPINA1-E288VLowWell-establishedWell-established pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.0304889This variant represents the PiS variant in alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency where a homozygous individual has 60% enzymatic activity. This variant alone is unlikely to much effect, but 3-4% of heterozygotes are compound heterozygous with the more severe PiZ variant, which is associated with an increased risk of emphysema and COPD.1
2COL4A1-Q1334HLowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.324689This common variant has been associated with arterial stiffness and, in Japanese, a small increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI, a.k.a. heart attack). This last observation supported a dominant effect for this variant and, assuming a lifetime risk of 15% for MI, we estimate carriers have an additional risk of 0.5-3%.1
3MTRR-I49MLowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Recessive, Homozygous
0.451199This common variant (HapMap allele frequency of 31.3%) in a protein involved in folate (B9) and cobalamin (B12) metabolism and is often reported as "MTRR I22M" (an alternative transcript position). Mothers homozygous for this variant are associated with having around a increased chance of a child with Down syndrome (risk of 0.4%, average risk in population is 0.25%). Notably, age plays a far larger role in the rate of Down syndrome (risk is 4.5% for a mother 45-years-of-age), and it is unknown how this variant may combine with the effect of age. There are conflicting reports associating this variant with incidence of neural tube defects, possibly when combined with MTHFR A222V.1
4rs5186LowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.214878This common noncoding genetic variant has an allele frequency of ~30% and is associated with an increased risk of hypertension. If ~25% of non-carriers have hypertension, Bonnardeaux et al's data predict ~4% increased risk of hypertension per copy of this variant. This SNP is in the 3' noncoding region of the AGTR1 transcript (angiotensin II type 1 receptor), also known as AT2R1 or AT1R, which is a target of hypertension drugs.1
5APOA5-S19WLowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0646151This variant, also known as APOA5*3, is associated with higher plasma triglyceride concentrations but no significant correlation with coronary artery disease itself has been found.1
6POLG-Q1236HLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.0581893Generally a nonpathogenic polymorphism, but may have a modifier effect that increases severity when combined in cis with other pathogenic variants.1
7ELAC2-S217LLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.273471Reported to be associated with increased susceptibility to prostate cancer, but later studies weaken the hypothesis. Xu et al.'s meta-analysis concludes that there is a small but significant increased risk (OR = 1.13). Assuming a lifetime risk of 16% for prostate cancer we calculate this leads to an increased risk of ~1.5% (17.5% total).1
8SP110-L425SLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.863357This variant is associated with a slightly increased risk of tuberculosis. It is unclear whether it is itself causal, or in linkage disequilibrium with some other causal variant that has a stronger effect.1
9TP53-P72RLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.627743This is a common variant was first reported as a polymorphism. It has since had mixed associations with cancer: Storey et al. conclude a 7x *increased* risk of HPV cancer for homozygotes vs hets, but Jones et al. find a 1.98x *decreased* risk for colorectal cancer. This variant may have significant impact on particular cancers, but it is unclear what effect it has on the overall burden of cancer.1
10ABCC6-R1268QLowUncertainUncertain pharmacogenetic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.218907This common polymorphism appears to not have a significant phenotypic impact. A few studies report weak but significant associations with plasma lipids (in Inuits) and thalidomide toxicity.1
11CFH-V62ILowLikelyLikely protective

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.391616Associated with a decreased risk for age related macular degeneration (ARMD). Homozygotes for this have a 4-5% decreased attributable risk (3-4% vs. average 8% risk), heterozygotes have slightly lower than average risk (7%). Non-carriers have an increased risk (12-13%). ARMD impairs sharp vision as age progresses. While there is no cure, treatment can slow progression of the disease and environmental factors (smoking and obesity) contribute to higher risk.1
12KCNJ11-K23ELowLikelyLikely protective

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.738148This variant is associated with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes. It is unclear whether this variant has additive effects, or acts in a dominant or recessive manner. Assuming diabetes has a lifetime risk of 36%, we estimate a decreased risk of around 1-2% per copy of this variant.1
13IL7R-T244ILowLikelyLikely protective

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.210169The reference genome variant for this allele has been associated with a slight increased risk of multiple sclerosis. Thus, this variant can be treated as a "protective" variant -- carriers of this variant are slightly less likely to have MS. Because the disease is rare and the effect of this variant is not very strong, the absolute decreased risk for carriers of this variant is less than .05% (less than 1 in 2000).1
14LIG4-A3VLowUncertainUncertain protective

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.035843One report has associated this with a decreased risk of multiple myeloma.1
15MTR-D919GLowUncertainUncertain protective

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.217234This variant was weakly associated with a protective effect vs. colorectal cancer, but only in individuals with low alcohol consumption. 1
16ADA-D8NLowLikelyLikely benign

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.0295359This common variant is reported to reduce adenosine deaminase enzyme activity. It has been associated with an increased tendency for non-REM sleep -- more slow wave sleep, less nocturnal wakings, and a stronger negative impact of sleep deprivation. A role for this gene and variant was previously proposed for autism susceptibility, but this is controversial and was not replicated by later studies.1
17OCA2-R419QLowLikelyLikely benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0565161This variant is associated with eye color, as is OCA2 R305W. Individuals with this variant are reported to be more likely to have green/hazel eyes as opposed to blue/gray eyes. Other variants in this gene are associated with oculocutaneous albinism (albinism which involves skin and eyes).1
18TGM1-V518MLowLikelyLikely benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0113425Probably a non-pathogenic polymorphism. It was initially thought to be involved in autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis, but later authors found the variant in numerous healthy controls.1
19OCA2-R305WLowLikelyLikely benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0815207This variant is associated with eye color, as is OCA2 Arg419Gln. Individuals with this variant are more likely to have brown/black eyes (as opposed to blue/gray or green/hazel). Other variants in this gene are associated with oculocutaneous albinism (albinism which involves skin and eyes).1
20COL4A4-G999ELowUncertainUncertain benign

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.0100948This variant is causative for Benign Familial Hematuria (thin membrane basement disease). While this variant is benign, it is useful in differentiating glomerular hematuria from Alport Syndrome.1
21RPGRIP1-A547SLowUncertainUncertain benign

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.232202Probably benign. Implicated in causing autosomal recessive cone-rod dystrophy, but a later report found the same incidence in controls and concludes it is not causal.1
22LOXL1-R141LLowUncertainUncertain benign

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.255899Associated with exfoliative glaucoma & syndrome (XFG & XFS) in various populations, but with contradicting results (protective in Caucasians, pathogenic in Japanese). Based on this it seems the variation itself -- although it affects protein structure -- is not itself causing disease. Instead it is likely associated with other nearby causal variants. As such, it is evaluated as benign by GET-Evidence (which focuses on reporting causal variants). See detailed variant report for disease risk associations.1
23TPCN2-G734ELowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.286166Pigmentation allele.1
24VWF-G2705RLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0460123Probably benign, seems to be considered an uncommon polymorphism.1
25TYR-S192YLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.270682This variant is reported to affect skin pigmentation. It is associated with lighter skin in South Asians (OR 4-5) and with a lack of freckles in Europeans (OR 1.3).1
26USH2A-V230MLowUncertainUncertain benign

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.0157092This rare variant may be associated with Usher Syndrome II, but the literature seems to have concluded that it is a non-pathogenic polymorphism (including authors who earlier reported it as pathogenic).1
27PHYH-P29SLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.155326Probably benign. This variant was implicated as causing Refsum Disease in a recessive manner, but a subsequent publication noted that all instances were linked with other explanatory mutations. The high allele frequency of this variant in the population (7-13%) contradicts a pathogenic hypothesis.1
28PCSK9-G670ELowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.888269This variant is likely benign. 1
29GFAP-D295NLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0333767Reported as a nonpathogenic polymorphism.1
30APOB-Y1422CLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.999628This position is almost certainly an error in the HG18 reference sequence. 1
31PTCH1-P1315LLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.29631Common polymorphism, presumed benign.1
32RP1-N985YLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.348671Probably benign. One report linked this variant to high triglycerides, but a later paper found a nearby SNP with similar association and suggests that both findings are caused by linkage to an undiscovered causal variant.1
33TAS2R38-I296VLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.463376This variant is associated with "taster" status of PTC, along with 49P and 262A. Due to linkage disequilibrium, the independent effects of positions 296 and 262 is unclear. The presence of 49P confers taster status in a dominant fashion, but in the absence of 49P, the presence of 262A/296V is still positively associated with tasting PTC.1
34SLC45A2-L374FLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.691764Pigmentation allele for non-black hair, and consequently, possible increased susceptibility to malignant melanoma.1
35TAS2R38-A49PLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.431121This variant is strongly associated with causing the "taster" phenotype of phenylthiocarbamine (PTC) in a dominant manner.1
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