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DUSP8

Synonyms
C11orf81, HB5, HVH-5, HVH8
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Summary
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the dual specificity protein phosphatase subfamily. These phosphatases inactivate their target kinases by dephosphorylating both the phosphoserine/threonine and phosphotyrosine residues. They negatively regulate members of the mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase superfamily (MAPK/ERK, SAPK/JNK, p38), which is associated with cellular proliferation and differentiation. Different members of the family of dual specificity phosphatases show distinct substrate specificities for various MAP kinases, different tissue distribution and subcellular localization, and different modes of inducibility of their expression by extracellular stimuli. This gene product inactivates SAPK/JNK and p38, is expressed predominantly in the adult brain, heart, and skeletal muscle, is localized in the cytoplasm, and is induced by nerve growth factor and insulin. An intronless pseudogene for DUSP8 is present on chromosome 10q11.2.

Variant Counts

Variant classification counts, according to ACMG guideline on all identified variants among our tested samples, are listed. The variants with over 5% variant frequency in population genome databases ( gnomAD, dbSNP, etc.) are excluded.

Pathogenic
14
Likely pathogenic
0
VUS
1,668
Likely benign
171
Benign
0

Patient Phenotypes

Proportions of phenotypes among 6 patients carrying pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants on DUSP8 gene are displayed below. The following symptoms were found in patients with a variant in DUSP8. However, patients may have been diagnosed with a different variant.

Phenotype class
Patients in 3billion (%)
Abnormality of head or neck
33.3%
Abnormality of the cardiovascular system
33.3%
Abnormality of the genitourinary system
33.3%
Abnormality of the nervous system
33.3%
Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system
16.7%
Abnormal cellular phenotype
0%
Abnormality of blood and blood forming tissues
0%
Abnormality of limbs
0%
Abnormality of metabolism homeostasis
0%
Abnormality of prenatal development or birth
0%
Abnormality of the breast
0%
Abnormality of the digestive system
0%
Abnormality of the ear
0%
Abnormality of the endocrine system
0%
Abnormality of the eye
0%
Abnormality of the immune system
0%
Abnormality of the integument
0%
Abnormality of the respiratory system
0%
Abnormality of the thoracic cavity
0%
Abnormality of the voice
0%
Constitutional symptom
0%
Growth abnormality
0%
Neoplasm
0%

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