Human Gene Module / Chromosome 3 / NAALADL2

NAALADL2N-acetylated alpha-linked acidic dipeptidase-like 2

Score
3
Suggestive Evidence Criteria 3.1
Autism Reports / Total Reports
2 / 2
Rare Variants / Common Variants
1 / 2
Aliases
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Associated Syndromes
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Genetic Category
Rare Single Gene Mutation, Genetic Association
Chromosome Band
3q26.31
Associated Disorders
-
Relevance to Autism

Two intronic SNPS within the NAALADL2 gene showed association with ASD in a case-control analysis in the Taiwanese Han population (Kuo et al., 2015).

Molecular Function

This gene encodes a single-pass type II membrane protein that may be catalytically inactive.

Reports related to NAALADL2 (2 Reports)
# Type Title Author, Year Autism Report Associated Disorders
1 Primary Genome-Wide Association Study for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Taiwanese Han Population. Kuo PH , et al. (2015) Yes -
2 Support Phenotype-to-genotype approach reveals head-circumference-associated genes in an autism spectrum disorder cohort. Wu H , et al. (2019) Yes Macrocephaly
Rare Variants   (1)
Status Allele Change Residue Change Variant Type Inheritance Pattern Parental Transmission Family Type PubMed ID Author, Year
c.1465C>T p.Arg489Ter stop_gained Familial Maternal Simplex 31674007 Wu H , et al. (2019)
Common Variants   (2)
Status Allele Change Residue Change Variant Type Inheritance Pattern Paternal Transmission Family Type PubMed ID Author, Year
c.43+3586T>G;c.-9+125290T>G;c.-1033T>G - intron_variant, 2KB_upstream_variant - - - 26398136 Kuo PH , et al. (2015)
c.-9+109066T>A;c.-9+109066T>G - intron_variant - - - 26398136 Kuo PH , et al. (2015)
SFARI Gene score
3

Suggestive Evidence

Two intronic SNPS within the NAALADL2 gene showed association with ASD in a case-control analysis in the Taiwanese Han population (Kuo et al., 2015).

Score Delta: Score remained at 4

3

Suggestive Evidence

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The literature is replete with relatively small studies of candidate genes, using either common or rare variant approaches, which do not reach the criteria set out for categories 1 and 2. Genes that had two such lines of supporting evidence were placed in category 3, and those with one line of evidence were placed in category 4. Some additional lines of "accessory evidence" (indicated as "acc" in the score cards) could also boost a gene from category 4 to 3.

10/1/2019
4
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3

Decreased from 4 to 3

New Scoring Scheme
Description

Two intronic SNPS within the NAALADL2 gene showed association with ASD in a case-control analysis in the Taiwanese Han population (Kuo et al., 2015).

10/1/2015
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4

Increased from to 4

Description

Two intronic SNPS within the NAALADL2 gene showed association with ASD in a case-control analysis in the Taiwanese Han population (Kuo et al., 2015).

Krishnan Probability Score

Score 0.49166393550458

Ranking 5272/25841 scored genes


[Show Scoring Methodology]
Krishnan and colleagues generated probability scores genome-wide by using a machine learning approach on a human brain-specific gene network. The method was first presented in Nat Neurosci 19, 1454-1462 (2016), and scores for more than 25,000 RefSeq genes can be accessed in column G of supplementary table 3 (see: http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v19/n11/extref/nn.4353-S5.xlsx). A searchable browser, with the ability to view networks of associated ASD risk genes, can be found at asd.princeton.edu.
ExAC Score

Score 3.0414446382237E-6

Ranking 14668/18225 scored genes


[Show Scoring Methodology]
The Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC) is a summary database of 60,706 exomes that has been widely used to estimate 'constraint' on mutation for individual genes. It was introduced by Lek et al. Nature 536, 285-291 (2016), and the ExAC browser can be found at exac.broadinstitute.org. The pLI score was developed as measure of intolerance to loss-of- function mutation. A pLI > 0.9 is generally viewed as highly constrained, and thus any loss-of- function mutations in autism in such a gene would be more likely to confer risk. For a full list of pLI scores see: ftp://ftp.broadinstitute.org/pub/ExAC_release/release0.3.1/functional_gene_constraint/fordist_cle aned_exac_nonTCGA_z_pli_rec_null_data.txt
Sanders TADA Score

Score 0.95023104457021

Ranking 18410/18665 scored genes


[Show Scoring Methodology]
The TADA score ('Transmission and De novo Association') was introduced by He et al. PLoS Genet 9(8):e1003671 (2013), and is a statistic that integrates evidence from both de novo and transmitted mutations. It forms the basis for the claim of 65 individual genes being strongly associated with autism risk at a false discovery rate of 0.1 (Sanders et al. Neuron 87, 1215-1233 (2015)). The calculated TADA score for 18,665 RefSeq genes can be found in column P of Supplementary Table 6 in the Sanders et al. paper (the column headed 'tadaFdrAscSscExomeSscAgpSmallDel'), which represents a combined analysis of exome data and small de novo deletions (see www.cell.com/cms/attachment/2038545319/2052606711/mmc7.xlsx).
Zhang D Score

Score 0.28320696202233

Ranking 2983/20870 scored genes


[Show Scoring Methodology]
The DAMAGES score (disease-associated mutation analysis using gene expression signatures), or D score, was developed to combine evidence from de novo loss-of- function mutation with evidence from cell-type- specific gene expression in the mouse brain (specifically translational profiles of 24 specific mouse CNS cell types isolated from 6 different brain regions). Genes with positive D scores are more likely to be associated with autism risk, with higher-confidence genes having higher D scores. This statistic was first presented by Zhang & Shen (Hum Mutat 38, 204- 215 (2017), and D scores for more than 20,000 RefSeq genes can be found in column M in supplementary table 2 from that paper.
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