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Submissions for variant NM_000445.5(PLEC):c.9733C>T (p.Arg3245Trp) (rs368758264)

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Total submissions: 3
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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
EGL Genetic Diagnostics,Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics RCV000727372 SCV000707966 uncertain significance not provided 2017-04-26 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
GeneDx RCV000727372 SCV000528836 uncertain significance not provided 2017-01-10 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing The R3245W variant has not been published as a pathogenic variant, nor has it been reported as a benign variant to our knowledge. It was not observed with any significant frequency in approximately 5,900 individuals of European and African American ancestry in the NHLBI Exome Sequencing Project. The R3245W variant 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 in mammals; however, missense variants in nearby residues have not been reported in the Human Gene Mutation Database in association with PLEC-related disorders (Stenson et al., 2014). In silico analysis is inconsistent in its predictions as to whether or not the variant is damaging to the protein structure/function.
Invitae RCV000648473 SCV000770293 uncertain significance Epidermolysa bullosa simplex and limb girdle muscular dystrophy; Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Ogna type; Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with pyloric atresia; Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, type 2Q; Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with nail dystrophy 2018-10-05 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This sequence change replaces arginine with tryptophan at codon 3245 of the PLEC protein (p.Arg3245Trp). The arginine residue is moderately conserved and there is a moderate physicochemical difference between arginine and tryptophan. This variant is present in population databases (rs368758264, ExAC 0.03%). This variant has not been reported in the literature in individuals with PLEC-related disease. ClinVar contains an entry for this variant (Variation ID: 386990). Algorithms developed to predict the effect of missense changes on protein structure and function (SIFT, PolyPhen-2, Align-GVGD) all suggest that this variant is likely to be disruptive, but these predictions have not been confirmed by published functional studies and their clinical significance is uncertain. In summary, the available evidence is currently insufficient to determine the role of this variant in disease. Therefore, it has been classified as a Variant of Uncertain Significance.

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