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Submissions for variant NM_000169.2(GLA):c.427G>A (p.Ala143Thr) (rs104894845)

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Total submissions: 14
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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
ARUP Laboratories, Molecular Genetics and Genomics,ARUP Laboratories RCV000211872 SCV000603838 uncertain significance not specified 2016-09-16 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
Ambry Genetics RCV000618614 SCV000740050 uncertain significance Cardiovascular phenotype 2016-10-21 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing Lines of evidence used in support of classification: Insufficient evidence,Conflicting evidence
Bioscientia Institut fuer Medizinische Diagnostik GmbH,Sonic Healthcare RCV000011495 SCV000484907 uncertain significance Fabry disease no assertion criteria provided clinical testing
Blueprint Genetics, RCV000157242 SCV000206969 uncertain significance Cardiomyopathy 2015-08-27 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
CHEO Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory,Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario RCV000157242 SCV000900936 uncertain significance Cardiomyopathy 2017-08-02 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine,Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics RCV000224064 SCV000281136 pathogenic not provided 2015-09-14 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
Division of Genomic Diagnostics,The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia RCV000011495 SCV000257640 likely pathogenic Fabry disease 2015-03-06 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
EGL Genetic Diagnostics,Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics RCV000224064 SCV000110119 likely pathogenic not provided 2018-04-10 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
GeneReviews RCV000011495 SCV000494668 uncertain significance Fabry disease 2017-01-05 no assertion criteria provided literature only
GenomeConnect, ClinGen RCV000011495 SCV000607180 not provided Fabry disease no assertion provided phenotyping only GenomeConnect assertions are reported exactly as they appear on the patient-provided report from the testing laboratory. GenomeConnect staff make no attempt to reinterpret the clinical significance of the variant.
Integrated Genetics/Laboratory Corporation of America RCV000011495 SCV000695740 likely pathogenic Fabry disease 2018-08-07 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing Variant summary: GLA c.427G>A (p.Ala143Thr) results in a non-conservative amino acid change in the encoded protein sequence. Five of five in-silico tools predict a damaging effect of the variant on protein function. The variant allele was found at a frequency of 0.0005 in 200452 control chromosomes. This frequency is not higher than expected for a pathogenic variant in GLA causing Fabry Disease (0.0005 vs 0.005), allowing no conclusion about variant significance. c.427G>A has been reported in the literature in numerous individuals affected with Fabry Disease. However, the variant has also occasionally been found in unaffected or asymptomatic males within families (e.g., Hauth_2018). Overall, these data indicate that the variant is likely to be associated with disease. Several publications report experimental evidence suggesting the variant reduces enzyme activity to ~30% of WT levels, both in vitro and in patient cells. It is important to note the extreme variable expressivity of the variant and the highly variable clinical presentation in patients. This assertion is evident in ClinVar, where nine clinical diagnostic laboratories have submitted clinical-significance assessments for this variant conflicting interpretations, including pathogenic (1x), likely pathogenic (2x) and uncertain significance (6x). Considering the numerous patients including multiple individuals from the same family who carry the variant, the decreased enzyme activity observed in vivo and in vitro, along with the fact that multiple reputable clinical labs have classified the variant in the pathogenic spectrum, the variant was classified as likely pathogenic.
Invitae RCV000011495 SCV000543765 uncertain significance Fabry disease 2018-12-05 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This sequence change replaces alanine with threonine at codon 143 of the GLA protein (p.Ala143Thr). The alanine residue is highly conserved and there is a small physicochemical difference between alanine and threonine. This variant is present in population databases (rs104894845, ExAC 0.1%, with 18 hemizygous males). This variant has been reported in many individuals described to have a late-onset, mild, or non-classic Fabry disease phenotype  (PMID: 9100224, 22805550, 21549080, 25040344, 23219219, 27142856, 23430526, 23935525). In addition, this variant has been seen to co-occur in some relatives with symptoms that may be consistent with late-onset Fabry disease such as cardiomyopathy and renal failure but at this time segregation remains inconclusive (PMID: 21549080, 16773563, 23219219). Recent studies have called the pathogenicity of this variant into question because some adult male relatives with this variant have been asymptomatic (PMID: 21549080, 27142856, 28799081) and symptomatic individuals with this variant typically do not have evidence of Gb-3 storage on cardiac or renal biopsy (PMID: 25040344, 23219219, 23430526). However, one female patient with this variant has been reported with Gb-3 deposits on cardiac biopsy (PMID: 22805550). ClinVar contains an entry for this variant (Variation ID: 10748). Biochemical studies have shown that patients with this missense change have reduced alpha-galactosidase activity, but typically with some level of residual enzyme activity. Plasma Gb-3 and lyso Gb-3 levels are typically normal (PMID: 9100224, 22805550, 21549080, 25040344, 23219219, 27142856, 23430526, 23935525). In summary, this variant has been seen in many patients described with a milder Fabry disease phenotype and causes reduced alpha-galactosidase enzyme activity. However, this variant occurs at an appreciable frequency in population databases, asymptomatic adult relatives have been identified, and most patient do not have evidence of storage on tissue biopsy. For these reasons, this change has been classified as a Variant of Uncertain Significance.
Laboratory for Molecular Medicine,Partners HealthCare Personalized Medicine RCV000211872 SCV000198197 uncertain significance not specified 2018-04-10 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing proposed classification - variant undergoing re-assessment, contact laboratory
OMIM RCV000011495 SCV000031727 pathogenic Fabry disease 2006-03-01 no assertion criteria provided literature only

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