TNNT2 variants in DCM cohorts

The table below lists the 36 rare (MAF<0.0001 in ExAC) protein-altering TNNT2 variants identified in a cohort of 1254 DCM patients (498 patients from OMGL, 756 patients from LMM). When this rare variant frequency of 0.02871 is compared with a background population rate of 0.00242, there is a statistically significant case excess of 0.02629 (p<0.0001), which suggests that approximately 33 of these variants may be pathogenic.

Variant Type:      All protein-altering variants     -     Truncating variants     -     Non-Truncating variants
Source:      Combined (OMGL + LMM)     -     OMGL     -     LMM

No. Variant (CDS) Variant (Protein) Variant Type Cases (1254)OMGL classLMM class ExAC frequency
1. c.629_631delAGA inframe 18Pathogenic (7)Pathogenic (11)0.000000
2. c.421C>T p.R141Wmissense 6Pathogenic (1)Pathogenic (5)0.000000
3. c.391C>T p.R131Wmissense 2Likely Pathogenic (1)VUS favour pathogenic (1)0.000008
4. c.415C>T p.R139Cmissense 1VUS (1)0.000000
5. c.476G>A p.R159Qmissense 1VUS (1)0.000000
6. c.325C>T p.H109Ymissense 1VUS favour pathogenic (1)0.000000
7. c.530C>A p.A177Dmissense 1VUS (1)0.000000
8. c.734C>T p.A245Vmissense 1VUS (1)0.000008
9. c.400C>G p.R134Gmissense 1Likely Pathogenic (1)0.000000
10. c.178A>G p.M60Vmissense 1VUS (1)0.000049
11. c.392G>A p.R131Qmissense 1Likely Pathogenic (1)0.000000
12. c.613C>T p.R205Wmissense 1Likely Pathogenic (1)0.000000
13. c.416G>A p.R139Hmissense 1Likely Pathogenic (1)0.000000


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