Ectodermal dysplasia

Gene: LIPN

Red List (low evidence)

LIPN (lipase family member N)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000204020
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000204020
OMIM: 613924, Gene2Phenotype
LIPN is in 7 panels

1 review

Rebecca Foulger (Genomics England curator)

Comment on list classification: Kept rating as Red: Although some people affected with autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis (ARCI) may exhibit cicatricial (scarring) alopecia, there is no direct evidence for the role of LIPN.
Created: 13 Jul 2017, 1:54 p.m.


Mode of Inheritance
BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal
  • Expert Review Red
  • Some affected persons exhibit scarring alopecia
  • Lamellar ichthyosis
  • Ichthyosis, congenital, autosomal recessive 8, 613943
Clinvar variants
Variants in LIPN
Panels with this gene

History Filter Activity

3 Jan 2019, Gel status: 1

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

Ellen McDonagh (Genomics England Curator)

gene: LIPN was added gene: LIPN was added to Ectodermal dysplasia. Sources: Expert Review Red Mode of inheritance for gene: LIPN was set to BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal Phenotypes for gene: LIPN were set to Some affected persons exhibit scarring alopecia; Lamellar ichthyosis; Ichthyosis, congenital, autosomal recessive 8, 613943