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PRPS1

Alias

ARTS; CMTX5; DFN2; DFNX1; PPRibP; PRS-I; PRSI

Associated disorders

The PRPS1 gene is associated with X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 5 (CMTX5) (MedGen UID: 374254).

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Invitae tests that include this gene:

PRPS1 is a rare cause of CMTX, and the percentage of cases attributed to pathogenic variants in PRPS1 is unknown.

The PRPS1 gene encodes the protein phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate synthetase 1. This enzyme is expressed ubiquitously in human tissues and mediates a biochemical step critical for purine metabolism and nucleotide biosynthesis.

Assay and technical information

Invitae is a College of American Pathologists (CAP)-accredited and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified clinical diagnostic laboratory performing full-gene sequencing and deletion/duplication analysis using next-generation sequencing technology (NGS).

Our sequence analysis covers clinically important regions of each gene, including coding exons, +/- 10 base pairs of adjacent intronic sequence in the transcript listed below. In addition, analysis covers the select non-coding variants specifically defined in the table below. Any variants that fall outside these regions are not analyzed. Any specific limitations in the analysis of these genes are also listed in the table below.

Our analysis detects most intragenic deletions and duplications at single exon resolution. However, in rare situations, single-exon copy number events may not be analyzed due to inherent sequence properties or isolated reduction in data quality. If you are requesting the detection of a specific single-exon copy number variation, please contact Client Services before placing your order.

Gene Transcript reference Sequencing analysis Deletion/Duplication analysis
PRPS1 NM_002764.3