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MAPK7

Synonyms
BMK1, ERK4, ERK5, PRKM7
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Summary
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the MAP kinase family. MAP kinases act as an integration point for multiple biochemical signals, and are involved in a wide variety of cellular processes such as proliferation, differentiation, transcription regulation and development. This kinase is specifically activated by mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 5 (MAP2K5/MEK5). It is involved in the downstream signaling processes of various receptor molecules including receptor type kinases, and G protein-coupled receptors. In response to extracelluar signals, this kinase translocates to cell nucleus, where it regulates gene expression by phosphorylating, and activating different transcription factors. Four alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene encoding two distinct isoforms have been reported.

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
7
Likely pathogenic
0
VUS
4,431
Likely benign
4,087
Benign
311

Patient Phenotypes

Proportions of phenotypes among 6 patients carrying pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants on MAPK7 gene are displayed below. The following symptoms were found in patients with a variant in MAPK7. However, patients may have been diagnosed with a different variant.

Phenotype class
Patients in 3billion (%)
Abnormality of the cardiovascular system
83.3%
Abnormality of the digestive system
66.7%
Abnormality of the immune system
50%
Abnormality of the eye
16.7%
Abnormality of the nervous system
16.7%
Abnormal cellular phenotype
0%
Abnormality of blood and blood forming tissues
0%
Abnormality of head or neck
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 ear
0%
Abnormality of the endocrine system
0%
Abnormality of the genitourinary system
0%
Abnormality of the integument
0%
Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system
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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