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Submissions for variant NM_000520.6(HEXA):c.1073+1G>A (rs76173977)

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Total submissions: 12
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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
EGL Genetic Diagnostics,Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics RCV000079047 SCV000110916 pathogenic not provided 2012-11-08 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
Baylor Genetics RCV000004126 SCV000245491 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2015-07-30 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This variant has been previously reported as disease-causing and was found twice in our laboratory in trans with another pathogenic variant: in a 25-year-old female [with c.820-7G>A] with motor delay, hypotonia, scoliosis, progressive weakness, mild ankle contractures, mildly diminished sensation, gait abnormalities, sister possibly similarly symptomatic (not tested); in a 1-year-old male [with Y427fs] with IUGR, severe delays with regression, hypotonia, epilepsy, microcephaly, FTT, polymicrogyria, absent HEXA activity. Variant pathogenic in recessive state; heterozygotes are carriers.
Invitae RCV000004126 SCV000260622 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2020-01-03 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This sequence change affects a donor splice site in intron 9 of the HEXA gene. It is expected to disrupt RNA splicing and likely results in an absent or disrupted protein product. This variant is present in population databases (rs76173977, ExAC 0.04%). This is a common variant in Tay-Sachs disease patients of Western European origin (PMID: 8490625, 1387685, 19858779). ClinVar contains an entry for this variant (Variation ID: 3920). Experimental studies have shown that this variant interferes with normal RNA splicing (PMID: 8444467, 1301938). Donor and acceptor splice site variants typically lead to a loss of protein function (PMID: 16199547), and loss-of-function variants in HEXA are known to be pathogenic (PMID: 1833974, 8490625). For these reasons, this variant has been classified as Pathogenic.
GeneDx RCV000079047 SCV000329361 pathogenic not provided 2018-07-20 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing The c.1073+1 G>A splice site variant in the HEXA gene has been previously reported in association with Tay-Sachs disease (Akli et al., 1991; Akli et al., 1993). This splice site variant destroys the canonical splice donor site in intron 9, and activates a cryptic donor site 17 base pairs downstream, which leads to a shift in the reading frame and a premature Stop codon (Akli et al., 1993). In summary, we interpret c.1073+1 G>A to be a pathogenic variant.
Counsyl RCV000004126 SCV000485122 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2016-02-03 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology RCV000004126 SCV000584095 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2014-04-10 criteria provided, single submitter research
Integrated Genetics/Laboratory Corporation of America RCV000004126 SCV000697161 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2016-11-14 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing Variant summary: The HEXA c.1073+1G>A variant involves the alteration of a highly conserved nucleotide in the canonical splice donor site in intron 9. This variant was found in 27/119996 control chromosomes, predominantly observed in the European (Non-Finnish) subpopulation at a frequency of 0.0003776 (25/66208). This frequency is about lower the estimated maximal expected allele frequency of a pathogenic HEXA variant (0.0013975). This variant is a known common pathogenic variant mainly found in non-Jewish Caucasian (Landels_1992, Landels_1993, McDowell_1992, Akli_1993, Gort_2012, Utz_2015) with consistent genotype-phenotype and functional data. The frequency in control population therefore represents the carrier frequency. Multiple clinical diagnostic laboratories/reputable databases have classified this variant as pathogenic. Taken together, this variant is classified as Pathogenic.
Fulgent Genetics,Fulgent Genetics RCV000004126 SCV000894057 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2018-10-31 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
Myriad Women's Health, Inc. RCV000004126 SCV001194215 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2019-11-12 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing NM_000520.4(HEXA):c.1073+1G>A(aka IVS9+1G>A) is classified as pathogenic in the context of hexosaminidase A deficiency. Please note that the c.1073+1G>A variant is associated with Tay-Sachs disease. Sources cited for classification include the following: PMID 8444467, 1387685, 22789865, 17015493, 8490625, 1837283 and 1301938. Classification of NM_000520.4(HEXA):c.1073+1G>A(aka IVS9+1G>A) is based on the following criteria: The variant is located at a canonical splice site, is expected to disrupt gene function and is reported in individuals with the relevant phenotype. Please note: this variant was assessed in the context of healthy population screening.
CeGaT Praxis fuer Humangenetik Tuebingen RCV000079047 SCV001249187 pathogenic not provided 2018-09-01 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
OMIM RCV000004126 SCV000024292 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 1993-06-01 no assertion criteria provided literature only
Foundation for Research in Genetics and Endocrinology, FRIGE's Institute of Human Genetics RCV000004126 SCV000494220 pathogenic Tay-Sachs disease 2014-06-17 no assertion criteria provided research

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