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. Among its related pathways are Keratinization and Developmental Biology. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity. An important paralog of this gene is KRT81.