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Submissions for variant NM_000527.5(LDLR):c.337G>A (p.Glu113Lys)

gnomAD frequency: 0.00003  dbSNP: rs769383881
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Total submissions: 13
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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
Invitae RCV000791453 SCV000285029 pathogenic Familial hypercholesterolemia 2021-12-17 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This sequence change replaces glutamic acid, which is acidic and polar, with lysine, which is basic and polar, at codon 113 of the LDLR protein (p.Glu113Lys). This variant is present in population databases (rs769383881, gnomAD 0.01%). This missense change has been observed in individual(s) with familial hypercholesterolemia (PMID: 10807540). It has also been observed to segregate with disease in related individuals. ClinVar contains an entry for this variant (Variation ID: 237872). Algorithms developed to predict the effect of missense changes on protein structure and function are either unavailable or do not agree on the potential impact of this missense change (SIFT: "Deleterious"; PolyPhen-2: "Possibly Damaging"; Align-GVGD: "Class C0"). For these reasons, this variant has been classified as Pathogenic.
LDLR-LOVD, British Heart Foundation RCV000232879 SCV000294636 uncertain significance Hypercholesterolemia, familial, 1 2016-03-25 criteria provided, single submitter literature only
Fundacion Hipercolesterolemia Familiar RCV000232879 SCV000607448 likely pathogenic Hypercholesterolemia, familial, 1 2016-03-01 criteria provided, single submitter research
Color Health, Inc RCV000791453 SCV001353456 likely pathogenic Familial hypercholesterolemia 2020-03-10 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing This missense variant (also known as p.Glu92Lys in the mature protein) replaces glutamic acid with lysine at codon 113 of the LDLR protein. Computational prediction is inconclusive regarding the impact of this variant on protein structure and function (internally defined REVEL score threshold 0.5 < inconclusive < 0.7, PMID: 27666373). Splice site prediction tools suggest that this variant may not impact RNA splicing. To our knowledge, functional studies have not been reported for this variant. This variant has been reported in individuals affected with hypercholesterolemia (PMID: 16250003, 17539906). It has been shown that this variant segregates with disease in 1 family (PMID: 10807540). This variant has been identified in 8/281964 chromosomes in the general population by the Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD). Based on the available evidence, this variant is classified as Likely Pathogenic.
Laboratory for Molecular Medicine,Mass General Brigham Personalized Medicine RCV001195308 SCV001365633 likely pathogenic Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia 2020-11-17 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing The p.Glu113Lys variant in LDLR has been reported in at least 2 individuals with hypercholesterolemia, 1 individual with probable hypercholesterolemia, and segregated with disease in 7 affected relatives from 1 family (Wu 2000 PMID: 10807540, Fouchier 2005 PMID: 16250003, Taylor 2007 PMID: 17539906). It has also been identified in 0.002% (3/128566) of European chromosomes by gnomAD ( and has been reported by other clinical laboratories in ClinVar (Variation ID: 237872). Computational prediction tools and conservation analyses do not provide strong support for or against an impact to the protein. In summary, although additional studies are required to fully establish its clinical significance, this variant meets criteria to be classified as likely pathogenic for autosomal dominant familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ACMG/AMP Criteria applied: PP1_Strong, PM2_Supporting, PS4_Supporting.
Broad Institute Rare Disease Group, Broad Institute RCV000791453 SCV001422705 uncertain significance Familial hypercholesterolemia 2020-01-22 criteria provided, single submitter curation The p.Glu113Lys variant in LDLR has been reported in10 individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia, segregated with disease in 8 affected relatives from 1 family (PMID: 16250003, 17539906, 10807540), and has been identified in 0.01% (3/30614) of South Asian chromosomes, 0.006% (2/35432) Latino chromosomes, and 0.002% (3/128566) of European (non-Finnish) chromosomes by the Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD,; dbSNP rs769383881). Please note that for diseases with clinical variability, or reduced penetrance, pathogenic variants may be present at a low frequency in the general population. This variant has also been reported in ClinVar as a VUS, likely pathogenic, and pathogenic (Variation ID#: 237872). Computational prediction tools, including splice predictors, and conservation analyses suggest that this variant may not impact the protein, though this information is not predictive enough to rule out pathogenicity. In summary, the clinical significance of the p.Glu113Lys variant is uncertain. ACMG/AMP Criteria applied: PP1_strong, BP4, PS4_supporting (Richards 2015).
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute San Juan Capistrano RCV001284647 SCV001470537 likely pathogenic not provided 2019-12-18 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing The best available variant frequency is uninformative because it is below the disease allele frequency. Found in at least one patient with expected phenotype for this gene. Statistically associated with disease in a single family.
ARUP Laboratories, Molecular Genetics and Genomics,ARUP Laboratories RCV001284647 SCV001474197 likely pathogenic not provided 2020-04-17 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
GeneDx RCV001284647 SCV001818712 likely pathogenic not provided 2021-05-05 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing Not observed at a significant frequency in large population cohorts (Lek et al., 2016); In silico analysis supports that this missense variant has a deleterious effect on protein structure/function; Reported in ClinVar but additional evidence is not available (ClinVar Variant ID#237872; Landrum et al., 2016); This variant is associated with the following publications: (PMID: 17539906, 16250003, 10807540)
Institute of Human Genetics, University of Leipzig Medical Center RCV000232879 SCV001950089 likely pathogenic Hypercholesterolemia, familial, 1 2021-06-29 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
CeGaT Center for Human Genetics Tuebingen RCV001284647 SCV002498419 likely pathogenic not provided 2022-02-01 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing
Laboratorium voor Moleculaire Diagnostiek Experimentele Vasculaire Geneeskunde,Academisch Medisch Centrum RCV000232879 SCV000606089 pathogenic Hypercholesterolemia, familial, 1 no assertion criteria provided research
Natera, Inc. RCV000791453 SCV002086362 likely pathogenic Familial hypercholesterolemia 2020-10-09 no assertion criteria provided clinical testing

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