A2MD
MCID: ALP062
MIFTS: 23

Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency (A2MD)

Aliases & Classifications for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

MalaCards integrated aliases for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency:

Name: Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency 56 29 13 39 71
A2md 56

Characteristics:

OMIM:

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Inheritance:
autosomal dominant


HPO:

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alpha-2-macroglobulin deficiency:
Inheritance autosomal dominant inheritance


External Ids:

OMIM 56 614036
MedGen 41 C3279661
SNOMED-CT via HPO 68 263681008
UMLS 71 C3279661

Summaries for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

MalaCards based summary : Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency, also known as a2md, is related to prostate cancer and lung disease. An important gene associated with Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency is A2M (Alpha-2-Macroglobulin), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Collagen chain trimerization and Formation of Fibrin Clot (Clotting Cascade). Affiliated tissues include liver, prostate and lung, and related phenotype is Decreased viability in esophageal squamous lineage.

Wikipedia : 74 alpha-2-Macroglobulin (?2M) is a large (720 KDa) plasma protein found in the blood. It is mainly... more...

More information from OMIM: 614036

Related Diseases for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Diseases related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 prostate cancer 10.0
2 lung disease 10.0
3 pulmonary emphysema 10.0
4 prostatitis 9.2 PROS1 KLK3

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Symptoms via clinical synopsis from OMIM:

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Laboratory Abnormalities:
decreased serum alpha-2 macroglobulin levels

Clinical features from OMIM:

614036

GenomeRNAi Phenotypes related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

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# Description GenomeRNAi Source Accession Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 Decreased viability in esophageal squamous lineage GR00235-A 8.8 A2M KLK3 PROS1

Drugs & Therapeutics for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Search Clinical Trials , NIH Clinical Center for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Genetic Tests for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Genetic tests related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency:

# Genetic test Affiliating Genes
1 Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency 29

Anatomical Context for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency:

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Liver, Prostate, Lung

Publications for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Articles related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency:

# Title Authors PMID Year
1
Detection of an alteration of the alpha 2-macroglobulin gene in a patient with chronic lung disease and serum alpha 2-macroglobulin deficiency. 61 56
2475424 1989
2
Hereditary alpha 2-macroglobulin deficiency. 61 56
94459 1979
3
[Studies on alpha 2 macroglobulin deficiency in association with cancer metastasis]. 61
9105163 1997
4
[Chronic obstructive lung disease and alpha-2-macroglobulin deficiency in serum--case report]. 61
7694273 1993
5
[DNA polymorphism of the alpha 2-macroglobulin gene in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease and serum alpha 2-macroglobulin deficiency]. 61
2481372 1989
6
Alpha-2-macroglobulin deficiency in patients with advanced prostate cancer. 61
2415892 1985
7
Heritable alpha 2-macroglobulin deficiency in a patient with arterial thrombosis: alpha 2-macroglobulin deficiency Irvine. 61
6209408 1984
8
Inherited alpha 2 macroglobulin deficiency. 61
6170131 1981
9
Combined alpha 1-antitrypsin and alpha 2-macroglobulin deficiency syndrome: lightmicroscopic evidence of collagenolytic, elastolytic and myolytic tissue lesions. 61
6159613 1980
10
[Role of alpha 1-antitrypsin and alpha-2 macroglobulin in hepatopathies]. 61
86175 1979

Variations for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Expression for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Search GEO for disease gene expression data for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency.

Pathways for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Pathways related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Super pathways Score Top Affiliating Genes
1
Show member pathways
11.88 PROS1 KLK3
2
Show member pathways
11.16 PROS1 A2M
3 10.78 PROS1 A2M

GO Terms for Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency

Cellular components related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 extracellular region GO:0005576 9.5 PROS1 KLK3 A2M
2 extracellular exosome GO:0070062 9.43 PROS1 KLK3 A2M
3 extracellular space GO:0005615 9.33 PROS1 KLK3 A2M
4 blood microparticle GO:0072562 8.96 PROS1 A2M
5 platelet alpha granule lumen GO:0031093 8.62 PROS1 A2M

Biological processes related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 negative regulation of endopeptidase activity GO:0010951 8.96 PROS1 A2M
2 platelet degranulation GO:0002576 8.62 PROS1 A2M

Molecular functions related to Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Deficiency according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 endopeptidase inhibitor activity GO:0004866 8.62 PROS1 A2M

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