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Mutations of the Photopigments - Red (RCP), Green (GCP), and Blue Cone Pigment (BCP)

Recent update from: 18.07.99


Blue Cone Pigment
Phenotype Mutation Basechange Nucleotide Exon Restriction Site Classification
& Remarks
Mutation Database OMIM Reference
Tritanopia Gly 79 Arg GGA-AGA
1

CM920128 190900-0001 (6)
Tritanopia Val 171 Ile GTC-ATC



CM890023
(2)
Tritanopia Ile 178 Val ATT-GTT



CM890024
(2)
Tritanopia Cys 203 Arg CCG-CTG



CM930074
(3)
Tritanopia Ser 214 Pro TCC-CCC 1049


CM920131 190900-0002 (6)
Tritanopia Arg 247 ter CGA-TGA



CM930073
(3)
Tritanopia Pro 264 Ser CCC-TCC 1199 4

CM920130 190900-0003 (7)
Tritanopia Pro 307 Leu CCG-CTG



CM930074
(3)
Green Cone Pigment
Phenotype Mutation Basechange Nucleotide Exon Restriction Site Classification
& Remarks
Mutation Database OMIM Reference
Trichromacy, deutan Cys 203 Arg TGC-CGC 648 4

CM920309 303800-0001 (8)
Red Cone Pigment
Phenotype Mutation Basechange Nucleotide Exon Restriction Site Classification
& Remarks
Mutation Database OMIM Reference
Blue cone monochromacy Ser 180 Ala

4


303900-0002 (8)
Blue cone monochromacy Cys 203 Arg TGC-CGC 648 4
Mutation transferred from GCP into RCP by gene conversion CM951111 303900-0003 (8)
Blue cone monochromacy Arg 274 ter TCA-TGA




303900-0001 (3)
Blue cone monochromatism > rearrangements with GCP complex



goto HMGD
(4)
Blue Cone Monochromatism > 1.6 kb del incl. ex. 4

4

goto HGMD
(1)
Blue cone monochromatism Cys 203 Arg TGC-CGC 648 4

CM951092 303800-0002 (5)

References

1. Ladekjaer Mikkelsen, A.S., Rosenberg, T., and Jorgensen, A.L. A new mechanism in blue cone monochromatism. 1996; Hum.Genet. 98: 403 - 408.
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2. Nathans, J., Davenport, C.M., Maumenee, I.H., Lewis, R.A., Hejtmancik, J.F., Litt, M., Lovrien, E., Weleber, R., Bachynski, B., Zwas, F., and et al. Molecular genetics of human blue cone monochromacy. 1989; Science. 245: 831 - 838.
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3. Nathans, J., Maumenee, I.H., Zrenner, E., Sadowski, B., Sharpe, L.T., Lewis, R.A., Hansen, E., Rosenberg, T., Schwartz, M., Heckenlively, J.R., and et al. Genetic heterogeneity among blue-cone monochromats. 1993; Am.J.Hum.Genet. 53: 987 - 1000.
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4. Neitz, J., Neitz, M., and Kainz, P.M. Visual pigment gene structure and the severity of color vision defects. 1996; Science. 274: 801 - 804.
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5. Reyniers, E., Vanthienen, M.N., Meire, F., Boulle, K., Devries, K., Kestelijn, P., and Willems, P.J. Gene conversion between red and defective green opsin gene in blue cone monochromacy. 1995; Genomics. 29: 323 - 328.
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6. Weitz, C.J., Miyake, Y., Shinzato, K., Montag, E., Zrenner, E., Went, L.N., and Nathans, J. Human tritanopia associated with two amino acid substitutions in the blue-sensitive opsin. 1992; Am.J.Hum.Genet. 50: 498 - 507.
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7. Weitz, C.J., Went, L.N., and Nathans, J. Human tritanopia associated with a third amino acid substitution in the blue-sensitive visual pigment [letter]. 1992; Am.J.Hum.Genet. 51: 444 - 446.
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8. Winderickx, J., Battisti, L., Motulsky, A.G., and Deeb, S.S. Selective expression of human X chromosome-linked green opsin genes. 1992; Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 89: 9710 - 9714.
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