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Severe Paediatric Disorders

Gene: HEXA

Green List (high evidence)

HEXA (hexosaminidase subunit alpha)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000213614
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000213614
OMIM: 606869, Gene2Phenotype
HEXA is in 19 panels

1 review

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

I don't know

Initial gene list (NGC_genelist-20190823_GREEN_dis_moi_forCuration_20200211.xlsx) collated by Dr Courtney French (University of Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation), Dr Karyn Megy (Clinical Feedback Lead, NIHR BioResource - Rare Diseases Study, University of Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation), Dr Alba Sanchis-Juan (NIHR BioResource - Rare Diseases Study, University of Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation) and Lucy Raymond (Professor of Medical Genetics and Neurodevelopment, University of Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation). Submitted to the PanelApp resource January 2020 on behalf of the Next Generation Children Project, Addenbrookes' Hospital, Cambridge. Gene Symbol submitted: HEXA; Recommended initial gene rating: Green List (high evidence); Phenotypes: GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms, 272800 (3) | [Hex A pseudodeficiency], 272800 (3) | Tay-Sachs disease, 272800 (3); Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive | Autosomal recessive | Autosomal recessive
Created: 20 Feb 2020, 5:20 p.m. | Last Modified: 20 Feb 2020, 5:20 p.m.
Panel Version: 0.12

History Filter Activity

21 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Set mode of inheritance

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Mode of inheritance for gene HEXA was changed from to BIALLELIC, autosomal or pseudoautosomal

20 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Set publications

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Publications for gene HEXA were updated from to 30847515

20 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Set Phenotypes

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Added phenotypes [Hex A pseudodeficiency], 272800; GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms, 272800; Tay-Sachs disease, 272800 for gene: HEXA

20 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Set Phenotypes

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Added phenotypes [Hex A pseudodeficiency], 272800; GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms, 272800; Tay-Sachs disease, 272800 for gene: HEXA

20 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Set Phenotypes

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Added phenotypes [Hex A pseudodeficiency], 272800; GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms, 272800; Tay-Sachs disease, 272800 for gene: HEXA

19 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Set Phenotypes

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Added phenotypes [Hex A pseudodeficiency], 272800; Tay-Sachs disease, 272800; GM2-gangliosidosis, several forms, 272800 for gene: HEXA

14 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Added New Source

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Source Next Generation Children Project was added to HEXA.

14 Feb 2020, Gel status: 3

Added New Source, Status Update

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

Source Expert Review Green was added to HEXA. Rating Changed from Red List (low evidence) to Green List (high evidence)

14 Feb 2020, Gel status: 1

Created, Added New Source, Set mode of inheritance

Louise Daugherty (Genomics England Curator)

gene: HEXA was added gene: HEXA was added to Severe Paediatric Disorders. Sources: Expert list Mode of inheritance for gene: HEXA was set to