Aliases for KRT38 Gene
External Ids for KRT38 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for KRT38 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KRT38 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. As a type I hair keratin, it is an acidic protein which heterodimerizes with type II keratins to form hair and nails. The type I hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 17q12-q21 and have the same direction of transcription. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for KRT38 Gene
KRT38 (Keratin 38) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Keratinization and Developmental Biology. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity. An important paralog of this gene is KRT37.