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Details of Gene

Item Details
Gene/Locus name

OPA1 (also called NTG,KIAA0567,FLJ12460,NPG,MGM1)

Long Name

OPA1, mitochondrial dynamin like GTPase (OMIM 605290)

Associated Disorders

OMIM 165500 : Optic atrophy 1
OMIM 125250 : Optic atrophy plus syndrome
OMIM 210000 : Behr syndrome
OMIM 606657 : Glaucoma, normal tension, susceptibility to
OMIM 616896 : ?Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 14 (encephalocardiomyopathic type)

Interpretation / Comment

Laboratory methods do not necessarily identify all of the clinically significant variants in a gene. The failure to identify a variant does not necessarily mean that the gene is normal. Variants in a gene may cause more than one disease, and the identification of a clinically significant variant does not necessarily indicate the specific disease that the patient or relatives may be at risk of developing. Conversely, the disease/s associated with a gene might also be caused by mutations in other genes, and the failure to identify a clinically significant variant in one gene does not necessarily alter the clinical diagnosis or risk for relatives.

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