Aliases for KRT82 Gene
External Ids for KRT82 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for KRT82 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KRT82 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. As a type II hair keratin, it is a basic protein which heterodimerizes with type I keratins to form hair and nails. The type II hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 12q13 and are grouped into two distinct subfamilies based on structure similarity. One subfamily, consisting of KRTHB1, KRTHB3, and KRTHB6, is highly related. The other less-related subfamily includes KRTHB2, KRTHB4, and KRTHB5. All hair keratins are expressed in the hair follicle; this keratin appears to be a hair cuticle-specific keratin. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for KRT82 Gene
KRT82 (Keratin 82) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Keratinization and Developmental Biology. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity and structural constituent of epidermis. An important paralog of this gene is KRT85.