IthaID: 3022

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation Pathogenicity: N/A
Common Name: --LOD HGVS Name: NC_000016.10:g.(45349_45393)_(262286_262330)del
Hb Name: N/A Protein Info: N/A

Also known as:

Comments: This deletion spans about 216 kb and involves the entire α-globin gene cluster and the regulatory region (HS-40) of the α-globin gene. The boundaries of the deletion were localized to positions 35349-35393 at the 5'end, and positions 252286-252330 at the 3'end.

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Hemoglobinopathy Group: Thalassaemia
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: α-thalassaemia
Allele Phenotype:α0
Associated Phenotypes: N/A


Chromosome: 16
Locus: NG_000006.1
Locus Location: N/A
Size: 216 kb
Deletion involves: HS40, ζ, α2, α1

Other details

Type of Mutation: Deletion
Ethnic Origin: Israeli Arab
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Breakpoint Determined: Yes

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Publications / Origin

  1. Gilad O, Dgany O, Noy-Lotan S, Krasnov T, Elitzur S, Pissard S, Kventsel I, Yacobovich J, Tamary H, Characterization of two unique α-globin gene cluster deletions causing α-thalassemia in Israeli Arabs., Hemoglobin , 38(5), 319-24, 2014 PubMed
Created on 2016-08-25 16:53:08, Last reviewed on 2016-08-26 10:57:40 (Show full history)

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