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SGCE sarcoglycan epsilon

Also known as: ESG; DYT11; epsilon-SG

Summary

This gene encodes the epsilon member of the sarcoglycan family. Sarcoglycans are transmembrane proteins that are components of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex, which link the actin cytoskeleton to the extracellular matrix. Unlike other family members which are predominantly expressed in striated muscle, the epsilon sarcoglycan is more broadly expressed. Mutations in this gene are associated with myoclonus-dystonia syndrome. This gene is imprinted, with preferential expression from the paternal allele. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. A pseudogene associated with this gene is located on chromosome 2. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2016]

Copy number response

Description
Copy number response
Triplosensitivity

No evidence available (Last evaluated (2012-05-17)

ClinGen Genome Curation Page
Haploinsufficency

Sufficient evidence for dosage pathogenicity (Last evaluated (2012-05-17)

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Genomic context

Location:
7q21.3
Sequence:
Chromosome: 7; NC_000007.14 (94585224..94656209, complement)
Total number of exons:
18

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