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Aliases for KRT76 Gene

Aliases for KRT76 Gene

  • Keratin 76 2 3
  • Keratin 76, Type II 2 3 5
  • Type-II Keratin Kb9 3 4
  • Cytokeratin-2P 3 4
  • Keratin-76 3 4
  • CK-2P 3 4
  • KRT2B 3 4
  • KRT2P 3 4
  • K2P 3 4
  • K76 3 4
  • Cytokeratin 2 3
  • Keratin 2p 3
  • HUMCYT2A 3

External Ids for KRT76 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KRT76 Gene

  • GC12M051450
  • GC12M053161
  • GC12M050205

Summaries for KRT76 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for KRT76 Gene

  • Keratins are intermediate filament proteins responsible for the structural integrity of epithelial cells and are subdivided into epithelial keratins and hair keratins. The type II keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 12q13. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2009]

GeneCards Summary for KRT76 Gene

KRT76 (Keratin 76) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity. An important paralog of this gene is KRT73.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KRT76 Gene

  • Probably contributes to terminal cornification.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KRT76 Gene

Genomics for KRT76 Gene

Regulatory Elements for KRT76 Gene

Enhancers for KRT76 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around KRT76 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for KRT76 Gene

52,768,155 bp from pter
52,777,345 bp from pter
9,191 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for KRT76 Gene

Genes around KRT76 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
KRT76 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for KRT76 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for KRT76 Gene

Proteins for KRT76 Gene

  • Protein details for KRT76 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 2 oral
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DRR3
    • Q7Z795

    Protein attributes for KRT76 Gene

    638 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    65841 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterotetramer of two type I and two type II keratins.
    • There are two types of cytoskeletal and microfibrillar keratin: I (acidic; 40-55 kDa) and II (neutral to basic; 56-70 kDa).
    • Sequence=BAG61375.1; Type=Erroneous termination; Positions=267; Note=Translated as Glu.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for KRT76 Gene

Proteomics data for KRT76 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KRT76 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KRT76 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KRT76 Gene

Domains & Families for KRT76 Gene

Gene Families for KRT76 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for KRT76 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Belongs to the intermediate filament family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with KRT76: view

Function for KRT76 Gene

Molecular function for KRT76 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probably contributes to terminal cornification.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with KRT76: view

Animal Models for KRT76 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for KRT76:

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for KRT76 Gene

Localization for KRT76 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for KRT76 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KRT76 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
extracellular 5
nucleus 5
cytosol 3

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KRT76 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0045095 keratin filament IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with KRT76: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KRT76 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for KRT76 Gene

SuperPathways for KRT76 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for KRT76 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 5 interactants - click image to see 9)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000330101 Q01546-K22O_HUMAN for KRT76 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KRT76 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007010 cytoskeleton organization NAS 1282112
GO:0008544 epidermis development IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with KRT76: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for KRT76 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for KRT76 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for KRT76 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for KRT76 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(2) Additional mRNA sequences :
(251) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for KRT76 Gene

Keratin 76:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KRT76 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for KRT76 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for KRT76 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KRT76 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for KRT76 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Minor Salivary Gland (x32.4), Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x4.9), and Esophagus - Mucosa (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for KRT76 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Saliva (58.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for KRT76 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KRT76 Gene Hs.654392

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with KRT76: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for KRT76 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KRT76 Gene

Orthologs for KRT76 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for KRT76 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LOC100336907 35
  • 85.17 (n)
  • 81.36 (a)
-- 36
  • 71 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC100683401 35
  • 84.94 (n)
  • 86.23 (a)
KRT76 36
  • 83 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Krt76 35
  • 88.08 (n)
  • 88.27 (a)
Krt76 16
Krt76 36
  • 81 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KRT76 35
  • 99.17 (n)
  • 98.66 (a)
KRT76 36
  • 98 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Krt76 35
  • 86.96 (n)
  • 87.71 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 72 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 71 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 36
  • 64 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 56 (a)
Species with no ortholog for KRT76:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for KRT76 Gene

Gene Tree for KRT76 (if available)
Gene Tree for KRT76 (if available)

Paralogs for KRT76 Gene Pseudogenes for KRT76 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with KRT76: view

Variants for KRT76 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KRT76 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs11170271 - 52,773,611(+) CTCTG(C/T)GGCAG reference, missense
rs6580904 - 52,772,156(+) CTGGG(C/T)GCGGA reference, missense
rs2280480 - 52,768,744(-) GACCA(C/T)GAGCT reference, missense
VAR_036368 A breast cancer sample
rs10876339 -- 52,767,984(+) CCTGG(A/G)CAGAC downstream-variant-500B

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KRT76 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv899093 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv528616 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv899094 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv899095 CNV Loss 21882294
esv270850 CNV Insertion 20981092

Variation tolerance for KRT76 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 98.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 14.51; 96.46% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for KRT76 Gene

Disorders for KRT76 Gene

Relevant External Links for KRT76

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for KRT76 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for KRT76 Gene

Publications for KRT76 Gene

  1. Suprabasal marker proteins distinguishing keratinizing squamous epithelia: cytokeratin 2 polypeptides of oral masticatory epithelium and epidermis are different. (PMID: 1282112) Collin C. … Franke W.W. (Differentiation 1992) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. New consensus nomenclature for mammalian keratins. (PMID: 16831889) Schweizer J. … Wright M.W. (J. Cell Biol. 2006) 2 3
  3. In-depth proteomic analyses of exosomes isolated from expressed prostatic secretions in urine. (PMID: 23533145) Principe S. … Drake R.R. (Proteomics 2013) 3
  4. Proteomic characterization of the human sperm nucleus. (PMID: 21630459) de Mateo S. … Oliva R. (Proteomics 2011) 3
  5. Dynamics of cullin-RING ubiquitin ligase network revealed by systematic quantitative proteomics. (PMID: 21145461) Bennett E.J. … Harper J.W. (Cell 2010) 3

Products for KRT76 Gene

Sources for KRT76 Gene