GABRB2

On this page, you will find information about a genetic change that was identified in a UDN participant.

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Date of Report

Jun 26, 2018

Full Name

gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor beta2 subunit

Location
Chromosome 5q34


Function

The GABRB2 gene is a member of the GABA-A receptor gene family. Members of this gene family are involved in the neurotransmission of GABA, a major neurotransmitter in the brain (Whiting et al., 1999).

Database Links

GeneCards: GC05M161288

Genetics Home Reference: GABRB2 gene

NCBI Gene: 2561 

OMIM: 600232

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: P47870

Clinical Significance

The following change in this gene was identified in a UDN participant:

Gene GABRB2
Inheritance Pattern Autosomal dominant
Position Chr5:160758063
Transcript NM_021911.2
DNA Change c.904G>A
Protein Change p.Val302Met

Other individuals with similar symptoms and changes in this gene have been identified (Heyne et al. 2018). Families affected by this condition have formed a support group on Facebook to connect with one another and share information.

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