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Submissions for variant NM_000422.3(KRT17):c.274A>G (p.Asn92Asp) (rs28928896)

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Total submissions: 3
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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
GeneDx RCV000056510 SCV000491254 pathogenic not provided 2016-11-03 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing The N92D variant has been reported previously in a large kindred where it was shown to co-segregate with pachyonychia congenita in multiple affected individuals (McLean et al., 1995). It was not observed in approximately 6,500 individuals of European and African American ancestry in the NHLBI Exome Sequencing Project, indicating it is not a common benign variant in these populations. N92D is a semi-conservative amino acid substitution, which may impact secondary protein structure as these residues differ in some properties. This substitution occurs within a known mutational hotspot region (helix initiation motif) that is highly conserved across all species and among all members of the keratin family. Many other pathogenic variants in patients with pachyonychia congenita have been reported at the same (N92H/S) and in nearby residues (M88T/R/K, L91P, R94C/S/G/P/H, L95Q/P) according to the Human Gene Mutation Database (Stenson et al., 2014). It is well established that keratin gene mutations affecting the residues at the ends of the central rod domains of the keratin proteins (helix initiation and termination motifs) interfere with proper keratin intermediate filament assembly and function, resulting in hyperkeratosis (Chamcheu et al., 2011). Therefore, we consider N92D to be pathogenic.
OMIM RCV000015688 SCV000035953 pathogenic Pachyonychia congenita 2 1995-03-01 no assertion criteria provided literature only
Epithelial Biology; Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore RCV000056510 SCV000087621 not provided not provided no assertion provided not provided

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