Exceptional findings with OS-Seq in an arrhythmia patient

Published on April 9, 2015

Sequencing of channelopathy genes with the BpG Arrhythmia Panel revealed a de novo mutation in the CACNA1C gene in an adolescent with ventricular fibrillation but normal development, consequently not only expanding the phenotype of Timothy Syndrome Type 2 but also demonstrating the power of large gene panels. The standard has been to select specific gene tests for patients with established clinical diagnoses, however the sometimes even surprising overlap between genotypes and phenotypes supports the use of comprehensive gene panels. This first published case report illustrates beautifully how our unique targeted sequencing method (OS-Seq) was applied successfully in establishing the genetic diagnosis in a patient where simply clinical examination and traditional genotype-phenotype approach would have failed to determine the underlying disease mechanism.

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Last modified: 04.09.2015

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A Finnish study finds evidence indicating the JPH2 gene to be causative in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Published on September 21, 2018

This study1 provides the first substantial evidence of the JPH2 gene associating with monogenic familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The study ‘Heterozygous Junctophilin-2 (JPH2) p.(Thr161Lys) is a monogenic cause for HCM with heart failure’ was published recently in PLOS ONE. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is considered the most common form of inherited cardiomyopathies,…

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