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USP8

Synonyms
HumORF8, PITA4, SPG59, UBPY
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Summary
This gene encodes a protein that belongs to the ubiquitin-specific processing protease family of proteins. The encoded protein is thought to regulate the morphology of the endosome by ubiquitination of proteins on this organelle and is involved in cargo sorting and membrane trafficking at the early endosome stage. This protein is required for the cell to enter the S phase of the cell cycle and also functions as a positive regulator in the Hedgehog signaling pathway in development. Pseudogenes of this gene are present on chromosomes 2 and 6. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants.

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
4
Likely pathogenic
0
VUS
4,931
Likely benign
5,227
Benign
0

Patient Phenotypes

Proportions of phenotypes among 4 patients carrying pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants on USP8 gene are displayed below. The following symptoms were found in patients with a variant in USP8. However, patients may have been diagnosed with a different variant.

Phenotype class
Patients in 3billion (%)
Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system
50%
Abnormality of the nervous system
50%
Abnormality of head or neck
25%
Abnormality of the cardiovascular system
25%
Abnormality of the ear
25%
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 endocrine system
0%
Abnormality of the eye
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%
Growth abnormality
0%
Neoplasm
0%

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