IthaID: 2508

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation Pathogenicity: Benign / Likely Benign
Common Name: CD 120 GCG>GAG [Ala>Glu] HGVS Name: HBA1:c.362C>A
Hb Name: Hb J-Meerut Protein Info: α1 120(H3) Ala>Glu

Context nucleotide sequence:

Also known as: Hb J-Birmingham

We follow the HGVS sequence variant nomenclature and IUPAC standards.


Hemoglobinopathy Group: Structural Haemoglobinopathy
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: α-chain variant
Allele Phenotype:N/A
Stability: N/A
Oxygen Affinity: N/A
Associated Phenotypes: N/A


Chromosome: 16
Locus: NG_000006.1
Locus Location: 38207
Size: 1 bp
Located at: α1
Specific Location: Exon 3

Other details

Type of Mutation: Point-Mutation(Substitution)
Effect on Gene/Protein Function: Missense codons (Protein Structure)
Ethnic Origin: Indian, Japanese, Turkish
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Sequence Determined: Yes

In silico pathogenicity prediction

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Publications / Origin

  1. Blackwell RQ, Wong HB, Wang CL, Weng MI, Liu CS, Hemoglobin J Meerut: alpha120 Ala leads to Glu., Biochim. Biophys. Acta , 351(1), 7-12, 1974 PubMed
  2. Harano T, Harano K, Imai K, Yunoki H, Yagi H, Nagashima K, Kuroume T, Hb J-Meerut [alpha 120(H3)Ala----Glu] found in a Japanese family., Hemoglobin , 13(2), 169-75, 1989 PubMed
  3. Molchanova TP, Pobedimskaya DD, Huisman TH, The differences in quantities of alpha 2- and alpha 1-globin gene variants in heterozygotes., Br. J. Haematol. , 88(2), 300-6, 1994 PubMed
  4. Yalçin A, Avcu F, Beyan C, Gürgey A, Ural AU, A case of HB J-Meerut (or Hb J-Birmingham) [alpha 120(H3)Ala-->Glu]., Hemoglobin , 18(6), 433-5, 1994 PubMed
  5. Moradkhani K, Préhu C, Old J, Henderson S, Balamitsa V, Luo HY, Poon MC, Chui DH, Wajcman H, Patrinos GP, Mutations in the paralogous human alpha-globin genes yielding identical hemoglobin variants., Ann. Hematol. , 88(6), 535-43, 2009 PubMed
Created on 2014-06-05 12:23:26, Last reviewed on 2024-02-13 12:34:32 (Show full history)

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