IthaID: 3740

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Neutral polymorphism Pathogenicity: Benign / Likely Benign
Common Name: -5 C>T HGVS Name: HBA1:c.-42C>T

Context nucleotide sequence:

Also known as:

Comments: The -5 C>T found in one of the α3.7 hybrid gene of a homozygous patient of -α3.7 deletion presented with hypochromic microcytic anemia (MCV 64.6 fL, MCH 20.9 pg), low HbA2 1.3% and a normal ferritin value.

We follow the HGVS sequence variant nomenclature and IUPAC standards.

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Allele Phenotype:Neutral
Associated Phenotypes: N/A


Chromosome: 16
Locus: NG_000006.1
Locus Location: 37538
Size: 1 bp
Located at: α1
Specific Location: Promoter

Other details

Type of Mutation: Point-Mutation(Substitution)
Effect on Gene/Protein Function: Promoter (Transcription)
Ethnic Origin: Omani
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Sequence Determined: Yes

In silico pathogenicity prediction

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Publications / Origin

  1. Hassan SM, Harteveld CL, Bakker E, Giordano PC, Molecular spectrum of α-globin gene defects in the Omani population., Hemoglobin, 38(6), 422-6, 2014 PubMed
Created on 2021-02-12 15:40:09, Last reviewed on 2021-02-24 19:47:06 (Show full history)

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