hu49F623 - GET-Evidence variant report

Variant report for hu49F623

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1MEFV-E148QModerateUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.0120929Some reports believe this cause Familial Mediterranean Fever in a recessive manner with reduced penetrance (i.e. not all get the disease). However, these reports lack strong statistical significance; other studies argue the variant is not associated with the disease.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
3FCGR2B-I232TLowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Complex/Other, Homozygous
0.132664A study in an Asian population associates this variant with increased susceptibility to anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody disease (anti-GBM), an autoimmune disease that causes bleeding, lung, and kidney disease. Even for carriers of this variation, anti-GBM is quite rare -- this variant only increases absolute risk for the disease by 0.1-0.2%. A much weaker finding seems to correlate homozygosity for the variant with increased risk for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE); if true, the amount of increased risk due to the variant is unclear.1
4PIGR-A580VLowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.247537In a Japanese study, this variant was associated with an increased risk for immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN), a rare disease. The chances of having this disease, even with this variant, is less than 0.1%.1
5RET-R982CLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.016174Initially suspected of causing Hirschsprung’s disease, this rare variant has been later reported as present in unaffected controls (allele frequency around 1%). Supporting a lack of effect: Panini et al. did not find loss of function effects seen in other variants, and Svensson et al. report unaffected relatives in a family who carried the same variant. OMIM lists it as reported to cause increased susceptibility, but there do not appear to be any statistically significant reports supporting this hypothesis.1
6H6PD-R453QLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Homozygous
0.308886This common variant may have a small pathogenic effect by contributing to cortisone reductase deficiency (a rare abnormality) when homozygous and combined with a serious pathogenic variant. The same authors have tested and ruled out a contribution to polycystic ovary syndrome (similar phenotype, more common disease).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
8TGIF1-P83ShiftLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.138889Severe variants in this gene are associated with holoprosencephaly disorders when combined with loss-of-function variants in SHH. Haploinsufficiency was identified in some families with this condition. It is unclear how likely this variant is to occur in combination with an SHH variant, or what phenotypic effect the variant would have on its own.1
9SP110-L425SLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Unknown, Homozygous
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
10WFS1-R611HLowUncertainUncertain not reviewed

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.400446This nonsynonymous SNP is associated with Wolfram Syndrome (known as DIDMOAD), which is characterized by early-onset non-autoimmune diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus, optic atrophy, and deafness) and to adult Type Two Diabetes Mellitus. The WFS1 gene maps to chromosome 4p16.3. The variant has been shown to be statistically associated with type II diabetes in six UK studies and one study of Ashkenazi Jews (Sandhu, M., et al., Minton et al.).1
11TP53-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
12HFE-H63DLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.109965There have been some hypotheses that this variant contributes to causing hereditary hemochromatosis, possibly as a compound heterozygote, but some others treat it as a polymorphism. Cys282Tyr is the classic causal variant and itself has very low penetrance. Mouse studies indicates this variant has a similar but weaker effect; if it has any effect at all its penetrance may be quite low and/or require modifier alleles.1
13DYX1C1-E417XLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.20147One study reports this variant to be associated with dyslexia. The study group was relatively small and so the results did not have strong significance. If they are representative this variant is associated with a doubled risk for dyslexia, but it is unclear whether the effect would be additive, dominant, or recessive.1
14BRCA2-N372HLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.23656This is a common variant of BRCA2 (HapMap allele frequency of 23%). The variant is weakly associated with an increased chance of breast cancer, and zygosity of the variant is associated with sex of children: male children are more likely to be homozygous for this variant, female children are more likely to be heterozygous.1
15rs1544410LowUncertainUncertain pharmacogenetic

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.351562rs1544410 is a Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) single nucleotide polymorphism. It is unlikely that it has functional significance because it is located in an intron (Liu et. al.), but it is in strong linkage disequilibrium with rs731236 (Dvornyk et al), which is located in an exon. 1
16FUT2-W154XModerateWell-establishedWell-established protective

Recessive, Homozygous
0.490519This recessive protective variant confers resistance to norovirus (which causes stomach flu). 20% of Caucasians and Africans are homozygous for this variant and are "non-secretors": they do not express ABO blood type antigens in their saliva or mucosal surfaces. Most strains of norovirus bind to these antigens in the gut, and so this non-secretor status confers almost total resistantance to most types of norovirus. There are notable exceptions, some strains of norovirus bind a different target and are equally infectious for secretors and non-secretors.1
17PRNP-M129VLowWell-establishedWell-established protective

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.339561This variant is associated with some protective effects for prion disease -- individuals homozygous for this variant are less susceptible to Creutzfeldt-Jakob, and Papua New Guinea individuals heterozygotes at this site are less susceptible to kuru. 1
18KCNJ11-K23ELowLikelyLikely protective

Unknown, Homozygous
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
19MTR-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
20IRS2-G1057DLowUncertainUncertain protective

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.232615a.k.a Gly1057Asp, insulin receptor substrate-2 IRS2. The rs1805097(G) allele is associated with the Gly, and the (A) allele with Asp. A longevity study concluded that rs1805097(A;A) individuals were about twice as likely to live over 85 y/o (odds ratio 2.03, CI:1.39-2.99, p = .0003). 1
21ARSA-N350SLowWell-establishedWell-established benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.183199This common variant (HapMap 24.1% allele frequency) causes a loss of a glycosylation site (affecting the size of the protein when studied with gel electrophoresis) but does not affect enzyme activity or stability.1
22ADA-K80RLowLikelyLikely benign

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.0635806This variant has a 3.5% allele frequency in 1000 genomes data. Although OMIM links this to disease, the paper they reference uses in vitro data to conclude that this is a functionally neutral polymorphism.1
23OCA2-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
24FBN2-S2580LLowUncertainUncertain benign

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.0779885Probably benign -- initially associated with congenital contractual arachnodactyly, but later reports classify it as a nonpathogenic polymorphism.1
25LOXL1-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
26OTOF-R773CLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0161654Presumed benign. Seen in 2.4% of randomly chosen chromosomes, contradicting a severe pathogenic hypothesis.1
27APOB-Y1422CLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.999628This position is almost certainly an error in the HG18 reference sequence. 1
28PCSK9-G670ELowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.888269This variant is likely benign. 1
29HR-T1022ALowUncertainUncertain benign

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.0969511Probably benign. One study implicated it in causing alopecia universalis, but a later report noted the variant has an allele frequency inconsistent with the rarity of that disease.1
30NSD1-A2546TLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0254001Benign, reported as a polymorphism.1
31TPCN2-G734ELowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.286166Pigmentation allele.1
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