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Submissions for variant NM_000255.4(MMUT):c.1105C>T (p.Arg369Cys) (rs772552898)

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Total submissions: 4
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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
Counsyl RCV000203377 SCV000789105 pathogenic Methylmalonic aciduria due to methylmalonyl-CoA mutase deficiency 2017-01-20 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
GeneDx RCV000414057 SCV000491035 pathogenic not provided 2016-09-20 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing The R369C missense variant in the MUT gene has been reported previously in multiple patients in association with methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) due to methylmalonyl-CoA mutase deficiency (Jung et al. 2005; Ktena et al. 2015; Sakamoto et al. 2007; Merinero et al. 2008; Nizon et al. 2013). R369C is a non-conservative amino acid substitution, which is likely to impact secondary protein structure as these residues differ in polarity, charge, size and/or other properties. This substitution occurs at a position that is conserved across species and in silico analysis predicts R369C is probably damaging to the protein structure/function. Furthermore, a conservative amino acid substitution at the same position (R369H) appears to be a common variant in Japanese patients with MMA and is reported to be associated with 1% of wild-type enzyme activity (Sakamoto et al. 2007). Therefore, we interpret R369C to be a pathogenic variant.
GeneReviews RCV000203377 SCV000258502 pathogenic Methylmalonic aciduria due to methylmalonyl-CoA mutase deficiency 2016-01-07 no assertion criteria provided literature only
Invitae RCV000203377 SCV000641770 pathogenic Methylmalonic aciduria due to methylmalonyl-CoA mutase deficiency 2018-11-05 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This sequence change replaces arginine with cysteine at codon 369 of the MUT protein (p.Arg369Cys). The arginine residue is highly conserved and there is a large physicochemical difference between arginine and cysteine. This variant is present in population databases (rs772552898, ExAC 0.01%). This variant has been reported in combination with other MUT variants in multiple individuals affected with methylmalonic acidemia (PMID: 15781199, 16281286, 17075691). ClinVar contains an entry for this variant (Variation ID: 218989). A different missense substitution at this codon (p.Arg369His) has been determined to be pathogenic (PMID: 16281286, 27751223, 25125334, Invitae). This suggests that the arginine residue is critical for MUT protein function and that other missense substitutions at this position may also be pathogenic. For these reasons, this variant has been classified as Pathogenic.

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