huAA53E0 (23andME_LeonP) - GET-Evidence variant report

Variant report for huAA53E0 (23andME_LeonP)

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1CFTR-S1235RModerateUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.00529838Reported to cause mild dysfunction of the cystic fibrosis gene, it may result in cystic fibrosis when combined with more severe variants.1
2MSR1-R293XLowLikelyLikely pathogenic

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.00743633Associated with increased risk of Barrett's esophagus and/or esophageal cancer. Our very rough estimate is that the increased risk may be around 4x (25% risk of Barrett's esophagus, assuming population average is 5%, and 1.2% lifetime risk of esophageal cancer compared to average .4% risk).1
3WFS1-R611HLowUncertainUncertain not reviewed

Recessive, Homozygous
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
4ELAC2-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
5MEFV-P369SLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.00511247Weak evidence associating this with familial mediterranean fever, but there is a fairly high frequency of this allele. This variant might cause increased susceptibility to the disease but there is not enough evidence to be significant.1
6SLC5A2-N654SLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
0.00706451Some authors report this rare variant as a nonpathogenic polymorphism, others suggest it may cause renal glucosuria in a recessive manner when compound heterozygous with other pathogenic variants.1
7SP110-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
8DYX1C1-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
9H6PD-R453QLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Recessive, Carrier (Heterozygous)
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
10TP53-P72RLowUncertainUncertain pathogenic

Unknown, Homozygous
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
11FUT2-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
12PRNP-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
13NPC1-H215RLowLikelyLikely protective

Complex/Other, Heterozygous
0.295687This variant is associated with a reduced risk of obesity, with an additive effect of -0.084 BMI per allele (an average of 0.54 pounds less, per allele, in a 5'6" individual). 1
14LPL-S474XLowUncertainUncertain protective

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0844953This variant actually increases LPL enzyme activity despite creating a termination codon (see Rip J et al). It appears to be a protective variant, associated with lower triglyceride levels--although the effect is quite weak and explains only 0.5-1% of triglyceride variation.1
15PMS2-P470SLowLikelyLikely benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.374884Benign, common variant.1
16MLH1-I219VLowUncertainUncertain benign

Dominant, Heterozygous
0.239822Computational evidence, functional assays, and case/control studies suggest this variant is probably benign.1
17LOXL1-R141LLowUncertainUncertain benign

Complex/Other, Homozygous
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
18GALT-N314DLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0716676This variant has an allele frequency of ~8% and is ancestral to "Duarte" / "Duarte 2" and "Duarte 1"/"Los Angeles" galactosemia variants. This variant is evolutionarily ancestral, and in vitro studies fail to support an impact of this variant on enzyme activity. Carney et al. instead implicate a 4 base deletion on the 5' of the GALT gene as being causal and linked to this variant. Galactosemia is typically screened and detected in infants and causes early, severe but nonspecific symptoms (digestive problems, lethargy, failure to thrive).1
19CYP27A1-P384LLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0177542Probably not pathogenic. Although predicted to be disruptive and treated by some as pathogenic, reports of this variant in cases were all linked with an upstream frameshift variant -- this supports the variant as a nonpathogenic ancestral polymorphism.1
20NKX2-5-E21QLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.000470189Probably nonpathogenic. Reported in a single case of tetralogy of fallot (a congenital heart defect), although an unaffected mother and grandmother were also carriers. A later study also found the variant in an affected family, but the variant did not segregate with disease (other affected family members were *not* carriers) -- they conclude that it is probably a nonpathogenic polymorphism.1
21PTCH1-P1315LLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.29631Common polymorphism, presumed benign.1
22PCSK9-G670ELowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.888269This variant is likely benign. 1
23MAPT-R370WLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.155549Probably benign.1
24APOB-Y1422CLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.999628This position is almost certainly an error in the HG18 reference sequence. 1
25ABCC11-G180RLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0976947This variant is associated with dry type ear wax (a benign trait) in a recessive manner.1
26RP1-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
27TCIRG1-R56WLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Heterozygous
0.0441778Probably benign. One publication implicates the variant in causing osteopetrosis, but this is contradicted by the relatively high allele frequency for the variant in Caucasians (5%, 1 in 400 homozygous) while that disease is extremely rare (1 in 250,000).1
28SLC45A2-L374FLowUncertainUncertain benign

Unknown, Homozygous
0.691764Pigmentation allele for non-black hair, and consequently, possible increased susceptibility to malignant melanoma.1
29TYR-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
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