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Retinal disorders

Gene: MYO7A

Green List (high evidence)

MYO7A (myosin VIIA)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000137474
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000137474
OMIM: 276903, Gene2Phenotype
MYO7A is in 12 panels

3 reviews

Gavin Arno (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology/Moorfields Eye Hospital)

Green List (high evidence)

BRIDGE consortium (NIHRBR-RD)

Green List (high evidence)

Mode of inheritance
BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal

Deafness, autosomal dominant 11 (MONOALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal, imprinted status unknown); Deafness, autosomal recessive 2 (BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal); Usher syndrome, type 1B (BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal)

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

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

This gene is on the Manchester Genetic Retinal Degeneration Conditions panel (covers known genes for isolated progessive retinal degeneration, Leber congenital amaurosis, macular dystrophy, achromatopsia, congenital stationary night blindness as well as the two most common causes of syndromic blindess Usher and Bardet-Biedl syndromes and additional syndromes including Joubert, Senior-Loken, and Cohen syndrome.
Created: 2 Jun 2016, 8:04 a.m.
Comment on mode of inheritance: Biallelic for Usher Syndrome, type 1B (Source: OMIM and G2P).
Created: 22 Mar 2016, 1:23 p.m.


Mode of Inheritance
BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal
  • Expert Review Green
  • Usher syndrome, type 1B, OMIM:276900
Clinvar variants
Variants in MYO7A
Panels with this gene

History Filter Activity

12 Apr 2022, Gel status: 3

Set Phenotypes

Arina Puzriakova (Genomics England Curator)

Phenotypes for gene: MYO7A were changed from Eye Disorders to Usher syndrome, type 1B, OMIM:276900

3 Apr 2019, Gel status: 3

Added New Source, Status Update

Ivone Leong (Genomics England Curator)

Source NHS GMS was added to MYO7A. Rating Changed from Green List (high evidence) to Green List (high evidence)

22 Mar 2016, Gel status: 4

Gene classified by Genomics England curator

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

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

22 Mar 2016, Gel status: 4

Set Mode of Inheritance

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

Mode of inheritance for MYO7A was changed to BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal

9 Mar 2016, Gel status: 0


Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

MYO7A was created by ellenmcdonagh

9 Mar 2016, Gel status: 4

Added New Source

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

MYO7A was added to Posterior segment abnormalitiespanel. Sources: Expert Review Green