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A change in the MYH7 gene was identified in a UDN participant with behavioral disorders, congenital heart defects, and a brain malformation.

Date of Report

Jun 05, 2023

Full Name

Myosin Heavy Chain 7

Chromosome 14 (14q11.2)


The MYH7 gene enables formation of bipolar thick filaments that are a component of units for skeletal and cardiac muscle (Keenan et al., 2015).

Database Links

GeneCards: MYH7

MedlinePlus Genetics: MYH7

NCBI Gene: 4625

OMIM: 160760

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: P12883

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.

Gene MYH7
Inheritance Pattern Autosomal dominant/autosomal recessive
Position (hg19) chr14:g.23884467C>A
Transcript NM_000257.4
DNA Change c.5296G>T
Protein Change p.Ala1766Ser
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