IthaID: 35

Names and Sequences

Functionality: Globin gene causative mutation Pathogenicity: Pathogenic / Likely Pathogenic
Common Name: CAP +8 (C>T) HGVS Name: HBB:c.-43C>T
Hb Name: N/A Protein Info: N/A

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Hemoglobinopathy Group: Thalassaemia
Hemoglobinopathy Subgroup: β-thalassaemia
Allele Phenotype:β++ (silent)
Associated Phenotypes: Haemolytic anaemia [HP:0001878]
Ineffective erythropoiesis [HP:0010972]


Chromosome: 11
Locus: NG_000007.3
Locus Location: 70552
Size: 1 bp
Located at: β
Specific Location: 5'UTR

Other details

Type of Mutation: Point-Mutation(Substitution)
Effect on Gene/Protein Function: 5'UTR (Transcription)
Ethnic Origin: Chinese
Molecular mechanism: N/A
Inheritance: Recessive
DNA Sequence Determined: No

Publications / Origin

  1. Ma SK, Ha SY, Chan AY, Chan GC, Lau YL, Chan LC, Two novel beta-thalassemia alleles in the Chinese: the IVS-II-2 (-T) and nucleotide +8 (C-->T) beta-globin gene mutations., Hemoglobin, 24(4), 327-32, 2000
  2. Van de Water N, Tan T, Chan G, Cole N, Browett P, A +8 (-->CT) mutation within the 5' untranslated region of beta-globin down-regulates the mRNA transcription., Hemoglobin, 32(3), 247-53, 2008
Created on 2010-06-16 16:13:14, Last reviewed on 2013-10-15 17:28:32 (Show full history)

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