Aliases for KRT86 Gene
External Ids for KRT86 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for KRT86 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KRT86 Gene
This gene encodes a type II keratin protein, which heterodimerizes with type I keratins to form hair and nails. This gene is present in a cluster of related genes and pseudogenes on chromosome 12. Mutations in this gene have been observed in patients with the hair disease monilethrix. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2016]
GeneCards Summary for KRT86 Gene
KRT86 (Keratin 86) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KRT86 include Monilethrix and Hair Disease. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity. An important paralog of this gene is KRT81.