Sudden death in young peopleGene: KCNJ8
Comment on list classification: Paper suggesting mutations predispose to SIDS; only 2 cases, one variant missense, no inheritance studies. Await further evidence.
Created: 19 Dec 2016, 3:42 p.m.
Note that KCNJ8 is a red gene on the Brugada panel, but is included on this 'Sudden death in young people' panel because of the 'sudden infant death syndrome' phenotypes iin Radboud.
Created: 6 Dec 2016, 2:42 p.m.
This panel contains genes which aren't arrhythmic or metabolic causes of sudden death with normal post mortem.
This gene has been classified as Amber List (Moderate Evidence).
Publications for KCNJ8 were set to PMID: 21836131
KCNJ8 was added to Sudden death in young peoplepanel. Source: Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen
KCNJ8 was added to Sudden death in young peoplepanel. Sources: Emory Genetics Laboratory
KCNJ8 was created by rfoulger