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rs16990018(A;G)

From SNPedia

PrP 171 N/S Heterozygote - Unknown significance
Is agenotype
ofrs16990018
GenePRNP
Chromosome20
Position4,699,732
mentionedby
Magnitude1
Geno Mag Summary
(A;A) 0 PrP Codon 171 Asn - Non-pathogenic variant
(A;G) 1 PrP 171 N/S Heterozygote - Unknown significance
(G;G) 2

This SNP indicates heterozygosity at Codon 171 of the Prion Protein. This SNP was recently determined to be more common than expected in healthy controls [PMID 20583301] and so is now believed to be non-pathogenic.