LOVD DES homepage

General information
Gene name Desmin
Gene symbol DES
Chromosome Location 2q35
Database location the Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages
Curator Johan den Dunnen
PubMed references View all (unique) PubMed references in the DES database
Date of creation April 01, 2008
Last update January 25, 2014
Version DES140125
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Reference sequence file coding DNA reference sequence for describing sequence variants
Genomic refseq ID NG_008043.1
Transcript refseq ID NM_001927.3
Exon/intron information Exon/intron information table
Total number of unique DNA variants reported 67
Total number of individuals with variant(s) 326
Total number of variants reported 339
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NOTE NOTE: this database is currently under construction.
We gratefully acknowledge the Hogeschool Leiden, in particular students
Joyce Harteveld and Yvonne Tiersma, for valuable help establishing this database.
Data from the Cardiff HGMD DES database were used as a starting point to establish this database.

Graphical displays and utilities
Summary tables Summary of all sequence variants in the DES database, sorted by type of variant (with graphical displays and statistics)
Reading-frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Sequence variant tables
Unique sequence variants Listing of all unique sequence variants in the DES database, without patient data
Complete sequence variant listing Listing of all sequence variants in the DES database
Variants with no known pathogenicity Listing of all DES variants reported to have no noticeable phenotypic effect (note: excluding variants of unknown effect)

Search the database
By type of variant View all sequence variants of a certain type
Simple search Query the database by selecting the most important variables (exon number, type of variant, disease phenotype)
Advanced search Query the database by selecting a combination of variables
Based on patient origin View all variants based on your patient origin search terms
Search through hidden entries Find the number of variant entries in the database (including hidden entries) matching your search terms.

Links to other resources
Homepage http://www.LOVD.nl/DES
HGNC 2770
Entrez Gene 1674
OMIM - Gene 125660
OMIM - Disease #1 myopathy, myofibrillar, desmin-related (MFM, DRM)
OMIM - Disease #2 cardiomyopathy, dilated (CMD-1I)
OMIM - Disease #3 scapuloperoneal syndrome, neurogenic, Kaeser type
HGMD DES
GeneCards DES
GeneTests DES

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