Protein Name keratin 17
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 3872
Gene Symbol

KRT17

UniProt Q04695 (K1C17_HUMAN), Q14666 (Q14666_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 61
Total Number of Articles : 48
Description

keratin 17

Gene Summary

This gene encodes the type I intermediate filament chain keratin 17, expressed in nail bed, hair follicle, sebaceous glands, and other epidermal appendages. Mutations in this gene lead to Jackson-Lawler type pachyonychia congenita and steatocystoma multiplex. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2008]

synonyms
  • keratin, type I cytoskeletal 17
  • cytokeratin-17
  • keratin 17, type I
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