Aliases for KRT12 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KRT12 Gene
KRT12 encodes the type I intermediate filament chain keratin 12, expressed in corneal epithelia. Mutations in this gene lead to Meesmann corneal dystrophy. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for KRT12 Gene
KRT12 (Keratin 12) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KRT12 include Corneal Dystrophy, Meesmann, 1 and Corneal Dystrophy. Among its related pathways are Relaxin signaling pathway and Developmental Biology. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity. An important paralog of this gene is KRT24.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for KRT12 Gene
Involved in corneal epithelium organization, integrity and corneal keratin expression.