IthaID: 244

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation Pathogenicity: Pathogenic / Likely Pathogenic
Common Name: CD 121 GAA>TAA (120aa) HGVS Name: HBB:c.364G>T
Hb Name: N/A Protein Info: β 121(GH4) Glu>Stop

Context nucleotide sequence:

Protein sequence:

Also known as:


Hemoglobinopathy Group: Thalassaemia and Structural Haemoglobinopathy
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: β-thalassaemia, β-chain variant
Allele Phenotype:Dominant
Stability: N/A
Oxygen Affinity: N/A
Associated Phenotypes: Haemolytic anaemia [HP:0001878]
Ineffective erythropoiesis [HP:0010972]


Chromosome: 11
Locus: NG_000007.3
Locus Location: 71938
Size: 1 bp
Located at: β
Specific Location: Exon 3

Other details

Type of Mutation: Point-Mutation(Substitution)
Effect on Gene/Protein Function: Nonsense codon (Translation)
Ethnic Origin: Caucasian, N European
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Dominant
DNA Sequence Determined: Yes

In silico pathogenicity prediction

Sequence Viewer

Note: The NCBI Sequence Viewer is not installed on the ITHANET servers but it is embedded in this page from the NCBI. Therefore, IthaGenes has no responsibility over any temporary unavailability of the service. In such a case, please Refresh the page or retry at a later stage. Otherwise, use this external link.


Publications / Origin

  1. Kazazian HH, Orkin SH, Boehm CD, Goff SC, Wong C, Dowling CE, Newburger PE, Knowlton RG, Brown V, Donis-Keller H, Characterization of a spontaneous mutation to a beta-thalassemia allele., American journal of human genetics, 38(6), 860-7, 1986 PubMed
  2. Fei YJ, Stoming TA, Kutlar A, Huisman TH, Stamatoyannopoulos G, One form of inclusion body beta-thalassemia is due to a GAA----TAA mutation at codon 121 of the beta chain., Blood, 73(4), 1075-7, 1989 PubMed
  3. Thein SL, Winichagoon P, Hesketh C, Best S, Fucharoen S, Wasi P, Weatherall DJ, The molecular basis of beta-thalassemia in Thailand: application to prenatal diagnosis., American journal of human genetics, 47(3), 369-75, 1990 PubMed
  4. Yamamoto K, Yamamoto K, Hattori Y, Yamashiro Y, Hoshitani M, Morishita M, Ohba Y, Katahira H, Karasawa M, Omine M, Two beta-thalassemia mutations in Japan: codon 121 (GAA----TAA) and IVS-I-130 (G----C)., Hemoglobin, 16(4), 295-302, 1992 PubMed
  5. Indrak K, Brabec V, Indrakova J, Chrobak L, Sakalova A, Jarosova M, Cermak J, Fei YJ, Kutlar F, Gu YC, Molecular characterization of beta-thalassemia in Czechoslovakia., Human genetics, 88(4), 399-404, 1992 PubMed
Created on 2010-06-16 16:13:15, Last reviewed on 2014-04-24 16:47:54 (Show full history)

Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided as an information resource only and must not to be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. The ITHANET Portal and IthaGenes are not responsible or liable for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or products that an individual obtains through this website.