The Diagnostic Panel for Neuromuscular Diseases investigates genetic diseases of the muscle and diseases of the nerve fibers activating the muscle, in which the muscle is only indirectly affected.
Genetic diagnostics is playing an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases. This applies, for example, to early-onset spinal muscular atrophy, for which a causal therapy option has been developed. Genetic diagnosis is also essential for various forms of hereditary polyneuropathies. Furthermore, an early definitive diagnosis of severe, progressive, and sometimes lethal neuromuscular diseases is of great value for patient management.
The Diagnostic Panel for Neuromuscular Diseases is based on exome sequencing with CeGaT ExomeXtra®. CeGaT ExomeXtra® covers all protein-coding regions as well as all known pathogenic intronic and intergenic variants. It thus provides the best basis for genetic diagnostics.
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It is possible to request single or multiple predefined gene sets. In addition to the complete analysis of the genes of the requested gene set, we extend the analysis to all genes of the Diagnostic Panel for Neuromuscular Diseases upon request. We report pathogenic and likely pathogenic variants (ACMG classes 4 and 5), which could be related to the indication of the person seeking advice.
The Diagnostic Panel for Neuromuscular Diseases is based on the CeGaT ExomeXtra® enrichment. This allows, without additional sequencing, phenotypically eligible gene sets of other CeGaT panels or single genes to be additionally ordered. If you would like to assemble an individual panel, please feel free to contact us. We will be happy to support you.
In addition to the primary diagnostic assignment, the assessment of ACMG genes and pharmacogenetic profiling may also be ordered.
The enrichment of the coding regions and the adjacent intronic regions is performed using an in-solution hybridization technology. The selection of the targeted regions and the design of the enrichment baits is performed in-house. High throughput sequencing is performed on Illumina platforms. Bioinformatic processing of the data is achieved using an in-house computer cluster.
Following data processing, our team of scientists and specialists in human genetics analyze the data and issue a medical report.
- 1-2 ml EDTA blood (recommended sample type) or
- 1-2 µg genomic DNA
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The prices for our human genetic diagnostics depend on the size of the selected Diagnostic Panel and the selected gene sets. All prices include sequencing, bioinformatic analysis, and issuing of a medical report by our team of experts in human genetic diagnostics.
Gene sets – Neuromuscular Diseases
Spinal Muscular Atrophies (NMD01, 37 Genes)
We perform a SMN1/SMN2 deletion/duplication analysis as first-tier analysis. SMN2 results are provided in cases where a deletion of exons 7 and 8 ofSMN1 is detected.
SMN1 deletion analysis can be deselected if not required.
AR-repeat analysis optional.
AARS1, ASAH1, ASCC1, ATP7A, BICD2, BSCL2, CHCHD10, DCTN1, DNAJB2, DYNC1H1, EMILIN1, EXOSC3, EXOSC8, FBXO38, GARS1, HEXA, HSPB1, HSPB3, HSPB8, IGHMBP2, LAS1L, PLEKHG5, RBM7, REEP1, SCO2, SETX, SIGMAR1, SLC25A21, SLC5A7, SPTAN1, SYT2, TRIP4, TRPV4, UBA1, VAPB, VRK1, WARS1
Hereditary Neuropathies (NMD02, 118 Genes)
We perform a PMP22 deletion/duplication as first-tier analysis.
PMP22 deletion analysis can be deselected if not required.
AAAS, AARS1, ABHD12, AIFM1, ARHGEF10, ATL1, ATL3, ATP1A1, BAG3, BSCL2, C12orf65, C1orf194, CCT5, CNTNAP1, COA7, COX6A1, CTDP1, DCAF8, DCTN2, DGAT2, DHTKD1, DNAJB2, DNAJB5, DNM2, DNMT1, DRP2, DST, DYNC1H1, EGR2, ELP1, FBLN5, FGD4, FIG4, GAN, GARS1, GDAP1, GJB1, GJB3, GLA, GNB4, GSN, HADHA, HADHB, HARS1, HINT1, HK1, HOXD10, HSPB1, HSPB8, IGHMBP2, INF2, KARS1, KIF1A, KIF1B, KIF5A, LITAF, LMNA, LRSAM1, MARS1, MCM3AP, MED25, MFN2, MME, MORC2, MPV17, MPZ, MTMR2, MYH14, NAGLU, NDRG1, NEFH, NEFL, NGF, NTRK1, OPA1, PDK3, PDXK, PLEKHG5, PMP2, PMP22, POLG, PRDM12, PRPS1, PRX, RAB7A, REEP1, RETREG1, SBF1, SBF2, SCN10A, SCN11A, SCN9A, SEPTIN9, SGPL1, SH3TC2, SLC12A6, SLC25A46, SLC5A7, SLC9A3R1, SORD, SOX10, SPG11, SPTLC1, SPTLC2, SURF1, TECPR2, TFG, TRIM2, TRPA1, TRPV4, TTR, TWNK, TYMP, UBA5, VCP, WNK1, YARS1, ZFHX2
Congenital and Distal Myopathies (NMD03, 94 Genes)
ABCC9, ACTA1, ACTN2, ADSS1, ANO5, BAG3, BIN1, CACNA1S, CASQ1, CAV3, CCDC78, CFL2, CNTN1, COL12A1, COL6A1, COL6A2, COL6A3, COX6A2, CRYAB, DES, DNA2, DNAJB5, DNAJB6, DNM2, DYSF, FHL1, FKBP14, FLNC, FXR1, GNE, HACD1, HSPB8, ISCU, KBTBD13, KLHL40, KLHL41, KLHL9, KY, LAMP2, LDB3, LMOD3, LRP12, MAP3K20, MATR3, MB, MEGF10, MICU1, MSTO1, MTM1, MTMR14, MYBPC1, MYH2, MYH7, MYL1, MYOD1, MYOT, MYPN, NEB, ORAI1, PAX7, POLG, POLG2, PUS1, PYROXD1, RRM2B, RYR1, RYR3, SCN4A, SELENON, SIL1, SLC25A21, SLC25A42, SOD1, SPEG, SPTBN4, STAC3, STIM1, SUCLA2, TIA1, TIMM22, TK2, TMEM65, TNNT1, TOR1AIP1, TPM2, TPM3, TRIM32, TRIM54, TRIM63, TTN, TWNK, VCP, VMA21, YARS2
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (NMD04, 42 Genes)
ANO5, BVES, CAPN3, CAV3, DAG1, DES, DMD, DNAJB6, DPM3, DYSF, FKRP, FKTN, FLNC, GAA, GMPPB, GNE, HNRNPDL, ISPD, LAMA2, LIMS2, LMNA, MYOF, MYOT, PLEC, POGLUT1, POMGNT1, POMGNT2, POMK, POMT1, POMT2, POPDC3, PYROXD1, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCG, TCAP, TNPO3, TOR1AIP1, TRAPPC11, TRIM32, TTN
Muscular Dystrophies (NMD05, 43 Genes)
We perform a DMD deletion/duplication as first-tier analysis.
DMD deletion analysis can be deselected if not required.
ANO5, B3GALNT2, B4GAT1, CAVIN1, CHKB, COL12A1, COL6A1, COL6A2, COL6A3, DAG1, DMD, DPM1, DPM2, DPM3, DYSF, EMD, FHL1, FKRP, FKTN, GMPPB, GOLGA2, INPP5K, ISPD, ITGA7, LAMA2, LARGE1, LMNA, PABPN1, POMGNT1, POMGNT2, POMT1, POMT2, RXYLT1, SELENON, SMCHD1, SYNE1, SYNE2, TCAP, TMEM43, TOR1AIP1, TRAPPC11, TRIP4, TTN
Myotonias (NMD07, 5 Genes)
ATP2A1, CAV3, CLCN1, HINT1, SCN4A
Metabolic Myopathies (NMD08, 48 Genes)
ABHD5, ACAD9, ACADL, ACADM, ACADS, ACADVL, AGL, ALDOA, AMPD1, CPT2, ENO3, ETFA, ETFB, ETFDH, FLAD1, G6PC, GAA, GBE1, GYG1, GYS1, HADH, HADHA, HADHB, ISCU, LAMP2, LDHA, LPIN1, NPL, PDHA1, PFKM, PGAM2, PGK1, PGM1, PHKA1, PHKB, PHKG2, PNPLA2, POLG2, PRKAG2, PUS1, PYGM, RBCK1, RRM2B, SLC16A1, SLC22A5, SLC25A20, TAZ, YARS2
Walker-Warburg Syndrome (NMD10, 14 Genes)
B3GALNT2, B4GAT1, DAG1, FKRP, FKTN, GMPPB, ISPD, LARGE1, POMGNT1, POMGNT2, POMK, POMT1, POMT2, RXYLT1
Periodic Paralyses (NMD12, 6 Genes)
ATP1A2, CACNA1S, KCNE3, KCNJ2, KCNJ5, SCN4A
Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes (NMD13, 29 Genes)
AGRN, ALG14, ALG2, CHAT, CHRNA1, CHRNB1, CHRND, CHRNE, CHRNG, COL13A1, COLQ, DOK7, DPAGT1, GFPT1, GMPPB, LAMA5, LRP4, MUSK, MYO9A, PLEC, PREPL, RAPSN, SCN4A, SLC18A3, SLC25A1, SLC5A7, SNAP25, SYT2, VAMP1
Arthrogryposis (NMD14, 47 Genes)
ACTA1, ADCY6, ADGRG6, ALG3, ASCC1, BICD2, CACNA1E, CHST14, CNTNAP1, DNM2, DOK7, ECEL1, ERBB3, ERGIC1, FBN2, FKBP10, FLNB, GLDN, GLE1, LGI4, MET, MUSK, MYBPC1, MYH3, MYH8, MYOD1, NALCN, NEK9, NUP88, PIEZO2, PIP5K1C, PLOD2, PPP3CA, RAPSN, SCARF2, SCYL2, SLC18A3, SMPD4, SYNE1, TNNI2, TNNT3, TOR1A, TPM2, UNC50, VIPAS39, VPS33B, ZC4H2
Gene Directory – Panel for Neuromuscular Diseases
AAAS, AARS1, ABCC9, ABHD12, ABHD5, ACAD9, ACADL, ACADM, ACADS, ACADVL, ACTA1, ACTN2, ADCY6, ADGRG6, ADSS1, AGL, AGRN, AIFM1, ALDOA, ALG14, ALG2, ALG3, AMPD1, ANO5, ARHGEF10, ASAH1, ASCC1, ATL1, ATL3, ATP1A1, ATP1A2, ATP2A1, ATP7A, B3GALNT2, B4GAT1, BAG3, BICD2, BIN1, BSCL2, BVES, C12orf65, C1orf194, CACNA1E, CACNA1S, CAPN3, CASQ1, CAV3, CAVIN1, CCDC78, CCT5, CFL2, CHAT, CHCHD10, CHKB, CHRNA1, CHRNB1, CHRND, CHRNE, CHRNG, CHST14, CLCN1, CNTN1, CNTNAP1, COA7, COL12A1, COL13A1, COL6A1, COL6A2, COL6A3, COLQ, COX6A1, COX6A2, CPT2, CRYAB, CTDP1, DAG1, DCAF8, DCTN1, DCTN2, DES, DGAT2, DHTKD1, DMD, DNA2, DNAJB2, DNAJB5, DNAJB6, DNM2, DNMT1, DOK7, DPAGT1, DPM1, DPM2, DPM3, DRP2, DST, DYNC1H1, DYSF, ECEL1, EGR2, ELP1, EMD, EMILIN1, ENO3, ERBB3, ERGIC1, ETFA, ETFB, ETFDH, EXOSC3, EXOSC8, FBLN5, FBN2, FBXO38, FGD4, FHL1, FIG4, FKBP10, FKBP14, FKRP, FKTN, FLAD1, FLNB, FLNC, FXR1, G6PC, GAA, GAN, GARS1, GBE1, GDAP1, GFPT1, GJB1, GJB3, GLA, GLDN, GLE1, GMPPB, GNB4, GNE, GOLGA2, GSN, GYG1, GYS1, HACD1, HADH, HADHA, HADHB, HARS1, HEXA, HINT1, HK1, HNRNPDL, HOXD10, HSPB1, HSPB3, HSPB8, IGHMBP2, INF2, INPP5K, ISCU, ISPD, ITGA7, KARS1, KBTBD13, KCNE3, KCNJ2, KCNJ5, KIF1A, KIF1B, KIF5A, KLHL40, KLHL41, KLHL9, KY, LAMA2, LAMA5, LAMP2, LARGE1, LAS1L, LDB3, LDHA, LGI4, LIMS2, LITAF, LMNA, LMOD3, LPIN1, LRP12, LRP4, LRSAM1, MAP3K20, MARS1, MATR3, MB, MCM3AP, MED25, MEGF10, MET, MFN2, MICU1, MME, MORC2, MPV17, MPZ, MSTO1, MTM1, MTMR14, MTMR2, MUSK, MYBPC1, MYH14, MYH2, MYH3, MYH7, MYH8, MYL1, MYO9A, MYOD1, MYOF, MYOT, MYPN, NAGLU, NALCN, NDRG1, NEB, NEFH, NEFL, NEK9, NGF, NPL, NTRK1, NUP88, OPA1, ORAI1, PABPN1, PAX7, PDHA1, PDK3, PDXK, PFKM, PGAM2, PGK1, PGM1, PHKA1, PHKB, PHKG2, PIEZO2, PIP5K1C, PLEC, PLEKHG5, PLOD2, PMP2, PMP22, PNPLA2, POGLUT1, POLG, POLG2, POMGNT1, POMGNT2, POMK, POMT1, POMT2, POPDC3, PPP3CA, PRDM12, PREPL, PRKAG2, PRPS1, PRX, PUS1, PYGM, PYROXD1, RAB7A, RAPSN, RBCK1, RBM7, REEP1, RETREG1, RRM2B, RXYLT1, RYR1, RYR3, SBF1, SBF2, SCARF2, SCN10A, SCN11A, SCN4A, SCN9A, SCO2, SCYL2, SELENON, SEPTIN9, SETX, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCG, SGPL1, SH3TC2, SIGMAR1, SIL1, SLC12A6, SLC16A1, SLC18A3, SLC22A5, SLC25A1, SLC25A20, SLC25A21, SLC25A42, SLC25A46, SLC5A7, SLC9A3R1, SMCHD1, SMPD4, SNAP25, SOD1, SORD, SOX10, SPEG, SPG11, SPTAN1, SPTBN4, SPTLC1, SPTLC2, STAC3, STIM1, SUCLA2, SURF1, SYNE1, SYNE2, SYT2, TAZ, TCAP, TECPR2, TFG, TIA1, TIMM22, TK2, TMEM43, TMEM65, TNNI2, TNNT1, TNNT3, TNPO3, TOR1A, TOR1AIP1, TPM2, TPM3, TRAPPC11, TRIM2, TRIM32, TRIM54, TRIM63, TRIP4, TRPA1, TRPV4, TTN, TTR, TWNK, TYMP, UBA1, UBA5, UNC50, VAMP1, VAPB, VCP, VIPAS39, VMA21, VPS33B, VRK1, WARS1, WNK1, YARS1, YARS2, ZC4H2, ZFHX2
Genetic variation may sometimes be identified, which does not fit within the scope of the requested genetic analysis (so-called secondary findings). The reporting of these variants is limited to pathogenic alterations (ACMG classes 4 and 5) within selected genes, for which a treatment or course of action exists for you or your family (according to the current guidelines of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics; details on genes and associated diseases can be found here.
Pharmacogenetic analysis detects genetic changes that affect the effectiveness of drugs. Genetic variants that affect proteins responsible for the metabolism of substances can significantly change their tolerance and efficacy. These drugs include, among others, antidepressants, pain relievers, neuroleptics, chemotherapeutics, AIDS drugs, thrombosis drugs, anesthetics, beta-blockers, or statins.
The reduced activity of a specific enzyme can lead to an increased drug level in the standard dosage, which is often associated with undesirable side effects. With drugs that are only activated by metabolism, the therapeutic effect can be completely absent. Likewise, due to the resulting increased rate of degradation of the medicinal substance, an increased enzyme activity leads to inadequate effectiveness of the therapy.
The pharmacogenetics option analyzes known variants in 22 genes involved in the metabolism of drugs. If specific gene variants occur, the treating doctor can adapt the therapy individually. The pharmacogenetic analysis can minimize serious side effects and helps to avoid failure of the treatment.
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