OMIA:002594-9823 : N-acetyl-galactosamine, reduced intestinal concentration in Sus scrofa (pig)
Categories: Digestive / alimentary phene
Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 110300 (gene)
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: yes
Mode of inheritance: Autosomal incomplete dominant
Considered a defect: unknown
Key variant known: yes
Year key variant first reported: 2022
Species-specific name: intestinal microbiota/microbiome composition
Species-specific description: Yang et al. (2022): "we study the effect of host genotype on the composition of the intestinal microbiota in a large mosaic pig population. We show that, under conditions of exacerbated genetic diversity and environmental uniformity, microbiota composition and the abundance of specific taxa are heritable. We map a quantitative trait locus affecting the abundance of Erysipelotrichaceae species and show that it is caused by a 2.3 kb deletion in the gene encoding N-acetyl-galactosaminyl-transferase that underpins the ABO blood group in humans. We show that this deletion is a ≥3.5-million-year-old trans-species polymorphism under balancing selection. We demonstrate that it decreases the concentrations of N-acetyl-galactosamine in the gut, and thereby reduces the abundance of Erysipelotrichaceae that can import and catabolize N-acetyl-galactosamine."
Molecular basis: Yang et al. (2022): "A 2.3 kb deletion [in the ABO gene] encompassing the last exon has been reported in pigs [Choi et al., 2018]. We showed that it was in near-perfect LD (r2 ≥ 0.94) with the lead SNPs in our population ... . We confirmed its boundaries and showed that it results from an intrachromosomal recombination between short interspersed nuclear elements (SINEs). ... Our results indicate that the 2.3 kb deletion creates a null allele ... and that is a very strong candidate for the causative miQTL mutation ... ."
|Symbol||Description||Species||Chr||Location||OMIA gene details page||Other Links|
|ABO||Sus scrofa||1||NC_010443.5 (272935316..272912239)||ABO||Homologene, Ensembl , NCBI gene|
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|OMIA Variant ID||Breed(s)||Variant Phenotype||Gene||Allele||Type of Variant||Source of Genetic Variant||Reference Sequence||Chr.||g. or m.||c. or n.||p.||Verbal Description||EVA ID||Inferred EVA rsID||Year Published||PubMed ID(s)||Acknowledgements|
|1504||N-acetyl-galactosamine intestinal concentration||ABO||deletion, gross (>20)||Naturally occurring variant||1||2.3kb deletion encompassing exon 8||2022||35477154|
Cite this entry
Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
|2023||Huang, L., Chen, C. :|
|Employing pigs to decipher the host genetic effect on gut microbiome: advantages, challenges, and perspectives. Gut Microbes 15:2205410, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37122143 . DOI: 10.1080/19490976.2023.2205410.|
|2022||Yang, H., Wu, J., Huang, X., Zhou, Y., Zhang, Y., Liu, M., Liu, Q., Ke, S., He, M., Fu, H., Fang, S., Xiong, X., Jiang, H., Chen, Z., Wu, Z., Gong, H., Tong, X., Huang, Y., Ma, J., Gao, J., Charlier, C., Coppieters, W., Shagam, L., Zhang, Z., Ai, H., Yang, B., Georges, M., Chen, C., Huang, L. :|
|ABO genotype alters the gut microbiota by regulating GalNAc levels in pigs. Nature 606:358-367, 2022. Pubmed reference: 35477154 . DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04769-z.|
|2018||Choi, M.K., Le, M.T., Cho, H., Yum, J., Kang, M., Song, H., Kim, J.H., Chung, H.J., Hong, K., Park, C. :|
|Determination of complete sequence information of the human ABO blood group orthologous gene in pigs and breed difference in blood type frequencies. Gene 640:1-5, 2018. Pubmed reference: 28966132 . DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2017.09.047.|
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