Inherited white matter disorders

Gene: POLG

Green List (high evidence)

POLG (DNA polymerase gamma, catalytic subunit)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000140521
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000140521
OMIM: 174763, Gene2Phenotype
POLG is in 28 panels

2 reviews

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

Comment when marking as ready: Gene rated green and diagnostic-grade by expert reviewer. Associated with phenotype in OMIM and G2P. Numerous variants reported. On the Minimum recommended gene list for broad spectrum genetic testing for single-nucleotide variants associated with leukodystrophies and genetic leukoencephalopathies reported in PMID: 25655951.
Created: 24 Aug 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Comment on phenotypes: Variants also reported in Progressive external ophthalmoplegia, autosomal dominant 1 157640 and Progressive external ophthalmoplegia, autosomal recessive 1 258450
Created: 24 Aug 2016, 12:22 p.m.

Ian Berry (Leeds Genetics Laboratory)

Green List (high evidence)

Mode of inheritance
BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal

Phenotypes
General Leukodystrophy & Mitochondrial Leukoencephalopathy

Publications

  • Parikh et al. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 114 (2015) 501_675

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

History Filter Activity

6 Oct 2016, Gel status: 4

panel promoted to version 1

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

6th Oct 2016: Panel promoted to version 1 after expert review and input, further curation and clinical input.

24 Aug 2016, Gel status: 4

Gene classified by Genomics England curator

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

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

24 Aug 2016, Gel status: 4

Set Phenotypes

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

Phenotypes for POLG were set to Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 4A (Alpers type) 203700; Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 4B (MNGIE type) 613662; Mitochondrial recessive ataxia syndrome (includes SANDO and SCAE) 607459

24 Aug 2016, Gel status: 4

Set publications

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

Publications for POLG were set to 25655951

24 Aug 2016, Gel status: 4

Gene classified by Genomics England curator

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

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

24 Aug 2016, Gel status: 0

Upload gene information

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

POLG was added to Inherited white matter disorderspanel. Sources: Emory Genetics Laboratory,Illumina TruGenome Clinical Sequencing Services,Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen,UKGTN

4 Aug 2016, Gel status: 0

Added New Source

Ian Berry (Leeds Genetics Laboratory)

POLG was added to Inherited white matter disorderspanel. Sources: Expert list

4 Aug 2016, Gel status: 0

Created

Ian Berry (Leeds Genetics Laboratory)

POLG was created by [email protected]