Infantile nystagmus

Gene: OCA2

Green List (high evidence)

OCA2 (OCA2 melanosomal transmembrane protein)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000104044
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000104044
OMIM: 611409, Gene2Phenotype
OCA2 is in 8 panels

2 reviews

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

Comment on list classification: Gene found in 2/4 original sources, and rated green by expert reviewer. More than 3 cases reported in OMIM for different variants in patients with Albinism, oculocutaneous, type II from different ethnicities.
Created: 5 Sep 2016, 3:27 p.m.

Penny Clouston (Oxford)

Green List (high evidence)

oculo-cutaneous albinism

Variants in this GENE are reported as part of current diagnostic practice


Mode of Inheritance
BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal
  • Expert Review Green
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism
  • Albinism, brown oculocutaneous
  • Albinism, oculocutaneous, type II
  • Skin/hair/eye pigmentation 1, blond/brown hair
  • Skin/hair/eye pigmentation 1, blue/nonblue eyes
Clinvar variants
Variants in OCA2
Panels with this gene

History Filter Activity

21 Dec 2016, Gel status: 4

panel promoted to version 1

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

21/Dec/2016: panel revised according to expert review, addition of green genes from the Ocular and oculo-cutaneous albinism (Version 1.1) gene panel and further curation.

19 Dec 2016, Gel status: 4

Gene classified by Genomics England curator

Alice Gardham (Genomics England)

This gene has been classified as Green List (High Evidence).

19 Dec 2016, Gel status: 0


Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

OCA2 was created by ellenmcdonagh

19 Dec 2016, Gel status: 4

Added New Source

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

OCA2 was added to Infantile nystagmuspanel. Sources: Expert Review Green