IthaID: 1507

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation Pathogenicity: N/A
Common Name: Sicilian (δβ)0 HGVS Name: NG_000007.3:g.64336_77738del
Hb Name: N/A Protein Info: deletion of 13378 nts from the δ gene to β gene

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We follow the HGVS sequence variant nomenclature and IUPAC standards.

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Hemoglobinopathy Group: Thalassaemia
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: δβ-thalassaemia
Allele Phenotype:GγAγ(δβ)0
Associated Phenotypes: Haemolytic anaemia [HP:0001878]


Chromosome: 11
Locus: NG_000007.3
Locus Location: 64336
Size: 13.403 kb
Deletion involves: δ, β

Other details

Type of Mutation: Deletion
Ethnic Origin: Mediterranean, Egyptian, Asian Indian
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Breakpoint Determined: Yes

In silico pathogenicity prediction

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Publications / Origin

  1. Fritsch EF, Lawn RM, Maniatis T, Characterisation of deletions which affect the expression of fetal globin genes in man., Nature , 279(5714), 598-603, 1979 PubMed
  2. Ottolenghi S, Giglioni B, Comi P, Gianni AM, Polli E, Acquaye CT, Oldham JH, Masera G, Globin gene deletion in HPFH, delta (o) beta (o) thalassaemia and Hb Lepore disease., Nature , 278(5705), 654-7, 1979 PubMed
  3. Henthorn PS, Smithies O, Mager DL, Molecular analysis of deletions in the human beta-globin gene cluster: deletion junctions and locations of breakpoints., Genomics, 6(2), 226-37, 1990 PubMed
  4. Craig JE, Barnetson R, Weatherall DJ, Thein SL, Rapid detection of a 13.4-kb deletion causing delta beta thalassemia in an Egyptian family by polymerase chain reaction., Blood , 81(3), 861-3, 1993 PubMed
  5. Pissard S, Raclin V, Lacan P, Garcia C, Aguilar-Martinez P, Francina A, Joly P, Characterization of three new deletions in the β-globin gene cluster during a screening survey in two French urban areas., Clin. Chim. Acta , 415(1), 35-40, 2013 PubMed
  6. Siedlecki KL, Salthouse TA, Oishi S, Jeswani S, The Relationship Between Social Support and Subjective Well-Being Across Age., Soc Indic Res, 117(2), 561-576, 2014 PubMed
  7. Aygun B, Bello A, Thompson AA, Davis L, Sun Y, Luo HY, Cui S, Chui DHK, Clinical phenotypes of three children with sickle cell disease caused by HbS/Sicilian (δβ) -thalassemia deletion., Am J Hematol, 2022 PubMed
Created on 2010-06-16 16:13:17, Last reviewed on 2022-02-01 19:03:45 (Show full history)

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