Aliases for LORICRIN Gene
External Ids for LORICRIN Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for LORICRIN Gene
This gene encodes loricrin, a major protein component of the cornified cell envelope found in terminally differentiated epidermal cells. Mutations in this gene are associated with Vohwinkel's syndrome and progressive symmetric erythrokeratoderma, both inherited skin diseases. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for LORICRIN Gene
LORICRIN (Loricrin Cornified Envelope Precursor Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LORICRIN include Vohwinkel Syndrome, Variant Form and Vohwinkel Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Keratinization and Developmental Biology.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for LORICRIN Gene
Major keratinocyte cell envelope protein.