NM_002693.2(POLG):c.1763G>A (p.Gly588Asp) AND Progressive sclerosing poliodystrophy

Clinical significance:Conflicting interpretations of pathogenicity, Likely pathogenic(1);Uncertain significance(1) (Last evaluated: Oct 1, 2018)

Review status:1 star out of maximum of 4 stars

criteria provided, conflicting interpretations

Based on:
2 submissions [Details]
Record status:
current
Accession:
RCV000557537.1

Allele description [Variation Report for NM_002693.2(POLG):c.1763G>A (p.Gly588Asp)]

NM_002693.2(POLG):c.1763G>A (p.Gly588Asp)

Gene:
POLG:DNA polymerase gamma, catalytic subunit [Gene - OMIM - HGNC]
Variant type:
single nucleotide variant
Cytogenetic location:
15q26.1
Genomic location:
Preferred name:
NM_002693.2(POLG):c.1763G>A (p.Gly588Asp)
HGVS:
  • NC_000015.10:g.89325636C>T
  • NG_008218.2:g.14160G>A
  • NM_002693.2:c.1763G>A
  • NP_002684.1:p.Gly588Asp
  • LRG_765t1:c.1763G>A
  • LRG_765:g.14160G>A
  • LRG_765p1:p.Gly588Asp
  • NC_000015.9:g.89868867C>T
Protein change:
G588D
Links:
dbSNP: rs371334941
NCBI 1000 Genomes Browser:
rs371334941
Molecular consequence:
  • NM_002693.2:c.1763G>A - missense variant - [Sequence Ontology: SO:0001583]

Condition(s)

Name:
Progressive sclerosing poliodystrophy (MTDPS4A)
Synonyms:
Alpers Syndrome; Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 4A (Alpers type); Alpers-Huttenlocher Syndrome
Identifiers:
MedGen: C0205710; Orphanet: 726; OMIM: 203700

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Assertion and evidence details

Submission AccessionSubmitterReview Status
(Assertion method)
Clinical Significance
(Last evaluated)
OriginMethodCitations
SCV000630112Invitaecriteria provided, single submitter
Uncertain significance
(Apr 5, 2017)
germlineclinical testing

PubMed (1)
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SCV000887146Wong Mito Lab, Molecular and Human Genetics,Baylor College of Medicinecriteria provided, single submitter
Likely pathogenic
(Oct 1, 2018)
germlineclinical testing

PubMed (1)
[See all records that cite this PMID]

Summary from all submissions

EthnicityOriginAffectedIndividualsFamiliesChromosomes testedNumber TestedFamily historyMethod
not providedgermlineunknownnot providednot providednot providednot providednot providedclinical testing

Citations

PubMed

Sherloc: a comprehensive refinement of the ACMG-AMP variant classification criteria.

Nykamp K, Anderson M, Powers M, Garcia J, Herrera B, Ho YY, Kobayashi Y, Patil N, Thusberg J, Westbrook M; Invitae Clinical Genomics Group., Topper S.

Genet Med. 2017 Oct;19(10):1105-1117. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.37. Epub 2017 May 11.

PubMed [citation]
PMID:
28492532
PMCID:
PMC5632818

Standards and guidelines for the interpretation of sequence variants: a joint consensus recommendation of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the Association for Molecular Pathology.

Richards S, Aziz N, Bale S, Bick D, Das S, Gastier-Foster J, Grody WW, Hegde M, Lyon E, Spector E, Voelkerding K, Rehm HL; ACMG Laboratory Quality Assurance Committee..

Genet Med. 2015 May;17(5):405-24. doi: 10.1038/gim.2015.30. Epub 2015 Mar 5.

PubMed [citation]
PMID:
25741868
PMCID:
PMC4544753

Details of each submission

From Invitae, SCV000630112.1

#EthnicityIndividualsChromosomes TestedFamily HistoryMethodCitations
1not providednot providednot providednot providedclinical testing PubMed (1)

Description

This sequence change replaces glycine with aspartic acid at codon 588 of the POLG protein (p.Gly588Asp). The glycine residue is highly conserved and there is a moderate physicochemical difference between glycine and aspartic acid. This variant is not present in population databases (ExAC no frequency). This variant has been reported in two individuals with clinical features consistent with POLG deficiency (PMID: 21880868). Both of these individuals were compound heterozygotes with a pathogenic variant on the other chromosome (in trans). ClinVar contains an entry for this variant (Variation ID: 372694). Algorithms developed to predict the effect of missense changes on protein structure and function do not agree on the potential impact of this missense change (SIFT: "Tolerated"; PolyPhen-2: "Probably Damaging"; Align-GVGD: "Class C0"). In summary, this variant is a rare missense change with uncertain impact on protein function. While it is absent from the population and reported in affected individuals, the available evidence is currently insufficient to determine its role in disease. Therefore, it has been classified as a Variant of Uncertain Significance.

#SampleMethodObservation
OriginAffectedNumber testedTissuePurposeMethodIndividualsAllele frequencyFamiliesCo-occurrences
1germlineunknownnot providednot providednot providednot providednot providednot providednot provided

From Wong Mito Lab, Molecular and Human Genetics,Baylor College of Medicine, SCV000887146.1

#EthnicityIndividualsChromosomes TestedFamily HistoryMethodCitations
1not providednot providednot providednot providedclinical testing PubMed (1)

Description

The NM_002693.2:c.1763G>A (NP_002684.1:p.Gly588Asp) [GRCH38: NC_000015.10:g.89325636C>T] variant in POLG gene is interpretated to be a Likely Pathogenic based on ACMG guidelines (PMID: 25741868). This variant meets the following evidence codes reported in the ACMG-guideline. PM2:This variant is absent in key population databases. PM3:Detected in trans with a pathogenic variant for Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 4A (Alpers type) which is a recessive disorder. PP1:This variant is co-segregated with Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 4A (Alpers type) in multiple affected family members. PP2:This is a missense variant in POLG with a low rate of benign and high rate of pathogenic missense variations. PP3:Computational evidence/predictors indicate the variant has deleterious effect on POLG structure, function, or protein-protein interaction. PP4:Patient's phenotype or family history is highly specific for POLG. Based on the evidence criteria codes applied, the variant is suggested to be Likely Pathogenic.

#SampleMethodObservation
OriginAffectedNumber testedTissuePurposeMethodIndividualsAllele frequencyFamiliesCo-occurrences
1germlineunknownnot providednot providednot providednot providednot providednot providednot provided

Last Updated: Mar 30, 2019

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