IthaID: 371

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation Pathogenicity: Pathogenic / Likely Pathogenic
Common Name: CD 39 (-ACC) [-Thr] HGVS Name: HBA1:c.118_120del
Hb Name: Hb Taybe Protein Info: α1 39(C4) Thr->0

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Comments: This deletion results in a structural abnormality that affects the α1β2 contact and the α1β1 interface, producing a highly unstable Hb. Moderate to severe haemolytic anaemia in the homozygote or compound heterozygote state. Normal clinical phenotype in the heterozygote state.

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Hemoglobinopathy Group: Thalassaemia and Structural Haemoglobinopathy
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: α-thalassaemia, α-chain variant
Allele Phenotype:α⁺
Stability: Unstable
Oxygen Affinity: N/A
Associated Phenotypes: Haemolytic anaemia [HP:0001878]


Chromosome: 16
Locus: NG_000006.1
Locus Location: 37814
Size: 3 bp
Located at: α1
Specific Location: Exon 2

Other details

Type of Mutation: Point-Mutation(Deletion)
Effect on Gene/Protein Function: Insertion/Deletion of codons (Protein Structure)
Ethnic Origin: Arabian, Israeli
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Sequence Determined: Yes

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Publications / Origin

  1. Pobedimskaya DD, Molchanova TP, Streichman S, Huisman TH, Compound heterozygosity for two alpha-globin gene defects, Hb Taybe (alpha 1; 38 or 39 minus Thr) and a poly A mutation (alpha 2; AATAAA-->AATAAG), results in a severe hemolytic anemia., American journal of hematology, 47(3), 198-202, 1994
  2. Galacteros F, Girodon E, M'Rad A, Martin J, Goossens M, Jaber L, Cohen IJ, Tamary H, Goshen Y, Zaizov R, Hb Taybe (alpha 38 or 39 THR deleted): an alpha-globin defect, silent in the heterozygous state and producing severe hemolytic anemia in the homozygous., C. R. Acad. Sci. III, Sci. Vie , 317(5), 437-44, 1994
  3. Ben-Bassat I, Simjanovska L, Jaber L, Efremov GD, HB Taybe: description of genetics and laboratory findings in an Israeli Arab family., Hemoglobin , 22(2), 161-6, 1998
  4. Juul MB, Vestergaard H, Petersen J, Frederiksen H, Thrombosis in Hb Taybe [codons 38/39 (-ACC) (α1)]., Hemoglobin , 36(6), 600-4, 2012
  5. Hill QA, Farrar L, Lordan J, Gallienne A, Henderson S, A combination of two novel alpha globin variants Hb Bridlington (HBA1) and Hb Taybe (HBA2) resulting in severe hemolysis, pulmonary hypertension, and death., Hematology , 20(1), 50-2, 2015
  6. Koren A, Levin C, Zalman L, Palmor H, Filon D, Chubar E, Resnitzky P, Bennett M, Hb TAYBE: clinical and morphological findings IN 43 patients., Eur. J. Haematol. , 97(2), 137-44, 2016
Created on 2010-06-16 16:13:15, Last reviewed on 2021-04-02 09:46:16 (Show full history)

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