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A change in the DYSF gene was identified in a UDN participant with progressive muscle weakness and wasting (read full description).

Date of Report

Oct 18, 2022

Full Name


Chromosome 2 (2p13.2)


This protein is involved in calcium-dependent membrane fusion events (Britton et al., 2000). Dysferlin plays an important role in muscle fiber repair (Bashir et al., 1998).

Database Links

GeneCards: DYSF

MedlinePlus Genetics: DYSF

NCBI Gene: 8291

OMIM: 603009

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: O75923

Clinical Significance

A change in this gene was identified in a UDN participant. Research is underway to see if this change is causing symptoms in this participant.

Inheritance Pattern Autosomal recessive
Position (hg19) chr2:g.71738937G>A
Transcript NM_003494.3
DNA Change c.343G>A
Protein Change p.Ala115Thr
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