Aliases for KRT26 Gene
External Ids for KRT26 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for KRT26 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KRT26 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin superfamily. This keratin protein is a type I keratin that is specific for the inner root sheath of the hair follicle. This gene exists in a cluster with other keratin genes on chromosome 17q21. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2009]
GeneCards Summary for KRT26 Gene
KRT26 (Keratin 26) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KRT26 include Regular Astigmatism and Splenic Disease. 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 KRT27.