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Changes in this gene were identified in a female, age 8 with hereditary spastic paraplegia type 35 (read full description).

Date of Report

May 31, 2018

Full Name

fatty acid 2-hydroxylase

Chromosome 16 (16q23.1)


The FA2H gene codes for an enzyme responsible for fatty acid modification (Alderson et al., 2004).

Database Links

GeneCards: GC16M074746

MedlinePlus Genetics: FA2H

NCBI Gene: 79152

OMIM: 611026

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: Q7L5A8

Clinical Significance

The following changes in this gene were identified in a UDN participant and her brother:

Gene FA2H
Inheritance Pattern Autosomal recessive
Position Chr16:74808521
Transcript NM_024306
DNA Change c.133G>T
Protein Change p.G45W
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