Whole exome sequencing - CentoXome®
Most of the disease-causing mutations that science has been able to identify so far are located within the exons. Whereas most genetic tests focus on a single gene or on a set number of predetermined genes, whole exome sequencing examines thousands of genes simultaneously.
Articles on Whole Exome Sequencing
Novel GNB1 mutations disrupt assembly and function of G protein heterotrimers and cause global developmental delay in humans
Global developmental delay (GDD), often accompanied by intellectual disability, seizures and other features is a severe, clinically and genetically highly heterogeneous childhood-onset disorder. In cases where genetic causes have been identified, de-novo mutations in neuronally expressed genes are…
A study was conducted using whole exome sequencing (WES) to identify underlying pathogenic variants, or likely pathogenic variants, in 1,000 diagnostic cases from 54 different countries. Patients selected displayed a wide variety in the number, nature and severity of symptoms. Clinical information…
Novel GNB1 missense mutation in a patient with generalized dystonia, hypotonia, and intellectual disability
Recently, exome sequencing has extended our knowledge of genetic causes of developmental delay through identification of de novo, germline mutations in the guanine nucleotide-binding protein, beta 1 (GNB1) in 13 patients with neurodevelopmental disability and a wide range of additional symptoms and…
During the webinar, our Medical Director Dr. Oliver Brandau will introduce the technique whole exome sequencing and present different clinical cases, with the goal to demonstrate “how”, “why” and “when” to use whole exome sequencing.
Whole exome sequencing in a rare disease: A patient with anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (Bland-White-Garland syndrome)
Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA), also known as the Bland-White-Garland syndrome, is a rare congenital abnormality, with an incidence of 1 in 300,000 live births. Herein we report the results of the first whole exome sequencing (WES) of an ALCAPA patient who…