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Submissions for variant NM_001130438.3(SPTAN1):c.1949C>T (p.Ala650Val) (rs1057524587)

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Submitter RCV SCV Clinical significance Condition Last evaluated Review status Method Comment
GeneDx RCV000444234 SCV000535979 uncertain significance not provided 2017-01-24 criteria provided, single submitter clinical testing A variant of uncertain significance has been identified in the SPTAN1 gene. The A650V variant has not been published as a pathogenic variant, nor has it been reported as a benign variant to our knowledge. The A650V variant is not observed in large population cohorts (Lek et al., 2016; 1000 Genomes Consortium et al., 2015; Exome Variant Server). This substitution occurs at a position that is conserved across species. However, the A650V variant is a conservative amino acid substitution, which is not likely to impact secondary protein structure as these residues share similar properties. Additionally, previously reported pathogenic variants in SPTAN1 include in-frame deletions or duplications located within the last four spectrin repeats of the protein, which are essential for dimerization (Saitsu et al., 2010), and the A650 residue is outside this region. In silico analysis is inconsistent in its predictions as to whether or not the variant is damaging to the protein structure/function. Therefore, based on the currently available information, it is unclear whether this variant is a pathogenic variant or a rare benign variant.

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