Aliases for LIPK Gene
External Ids for LIPK Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for LIPK Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LIPK Gene
GeneCards Summary for LIPK Gene
LIPK (Lipase, Family Member K) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds. An important paralog of this gene is LIPA.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LIPK Gene
Plays a highly specific role in the last step of keratinocyte differentiation. May have an essential function in lipid metabolism of the most differentiated epidermal layers.