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EIF2B4

Synonyms
EIF-2B, EIF2B, EIF2Bdelta
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Summary
Eukaryotic initiation factor 2B (EIF2B), which is necessary for protein synthesis, is a GTP exchange factor composed of five different subunits. The protein encoded by this gene is the fourth, or delta, subunit. Defects in this gene are a cause of leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter (VWM) and ovarioleukodystrophy. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.

Variant counts

The variants found in rare patients tested by 3billion are classified and counted according to ACMG guidelines. The variants with over 5% variant frequency in population genome databases ( gnomAD, dbSNP, etc) are excluded.

Pathogenic
5
Likely pathogenic
0
VUS
13,292
Likely benign
3,085
Benign
281

Patient phenotypes

Proportions of phenotypes among 5 patients carrying pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants on EIF2B4 gene are displayed below.

Phenotype class
Patients in 3billion (%)
Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system
60%
Abnormality of head or neck
40%
Abnormality of the nervous system
40%
Abnormality of the eye
20%
Growth abnormality
20%
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 cardiovascular system
0%
Abnormality of the digestive system
0%
Abnormality of the ear
0%
Abnormality of the endocrine system
0%
Abnormality of the genitourinary system
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%
Neoplasm
0%

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