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Table 1 Overview of the PGL and SDH genes

From: Familial paragangliomas

PGL gene encoded Protein chromosomal location characteristics
PGL1 SDHD 11q23 maternal imprinting
PGL4 SDHB 1p35-36 autosomal dominant inheritance
PGL3 SDHC 1q21 autosomal dominant inheritance
PGL2 - 11q13 maternal imprinting*
  SDHA 5p15 opticus atrophy, myopathy, ataxia, Leigh syndrome, recessive no paragangliomas
  1. * The PGL2 gene has not yet been identified.