Genes in panel

Likely inborn error of metabolism - targeted testing not possible

Gene: HEXA

Green List (high evidence)

HEXA (hexosaminidase subunit alpha)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000213614
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000213614
OMIM: 606869, Gene2Phenotype
HEXA is in 20 panels

1 review

Sarah Leigh (Genomics England Curator)

Comment when marking as ready: Associated with phenotypes in OMIM and as a confirmed Developmental Disorder Gene / G2P for GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms 272800. At least 12 variants reported for GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms 272800 and >20 for Tay-Sachs disease 272800.
Created: 17 Jan 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Amber review assigned as this gene is Green on the V1 panel(s) named as a phenotype(s)
Created: 6 Jan 2017, 1:59 p.m.

Mode of inheritance
BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal

Intellectual disability

History Filter Activity

13 Feb 2019, Gel status: 4

Added New Source, Added New Source

Ivone Leong (Genomics England Curator)

Source NHS GMS was added to HEXA. Source London North GLH was added to HEXA.

9 Jan 2019, Gel status: 4

Set Phenotypes

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Phenotypes for gene: HEXA were changed from GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms to GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms, 272800; Tay-Sachs disease, 272800

8 Jan 2019, Gel status: 4

Panel promoted to version 1.0

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

Ellen McDonagh: Comment on mode of pathogenici

16 Dec 2018, Gel status: 4

Created, Added New Source, Set mode of inheritance, Set Phenotypes

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

gene: HEXA was added gene: HEXA was added to Inborn errors of metabolism. Sources: Expert Review Green Mode of inheritance for gene: HEXA was set to BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal Phenotypes for gene: HEXA were set to GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms