Aliases for KRT36 Gene
External Ids for KRT36 Gene
Previous Symbols for KRT36 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. This type I hair keratin is an acidic protein which heterodimerizes with type II keratins to form hair and nails. The type I hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 17q12-q21 and have the same direction of transcription. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for KRT36 Gene
KRT36 (Keratin 36, Type I) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include structural constituent of epidermis. An important paralog of this gene is KRT34.