IthaID: 2155

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation
Common Name: French West-Indies deletion/insertion HGVS Name: U01317.1:g.48762_72489del23728insCAGCAGGAAAGTGTGAGAAG
Hb Name: N/A Protein Info: deletion of 23728 nts from the δ gene to β gene

Also known as: French West-Indies HPFH deletion

Comments: Deletion of 23728 nts with 20 nts insertion removing both the HBD and HBB globin genes.

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Chromosome: 11
Locus: NG_000007.3
Locus Location: 57170
Size: 23.728 kb
Deletion involves: δ, β


Hemoglobinopathy Group: HPFH
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: HPFH
Allele Phenotype:HPFH
Associated Phenotypes: Hb F levels [HP:0011904] [OMIM:141749]

Other details

Type of Mutation: Deletion
Ethnic Origin: French West-Indies
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Breakpoint Determined: Yes
Detection Methods: MLPA

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Publications / Origin

  1. Joly P, Lacan P, Garcia C, Couprie N, Francina A, Identification and molecular characterization of four new large deletions in the beta-globin gene cluster., Blood Cells Mol. Dis. , 43(1), 53-7, 2009 PubMed
Created on 2013-09-28 19:01:08, Last reviewed on 2015-12-07 12:25:55 (Show full history)

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