KRT32

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Keratin, type I cuticular Ha2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT32 gene.[1][2][3][4]

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 hair keratin 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.[4]

References

  1. Rogers MA, Nischt R, Korge B, Krieg T, Fink TM, Lichter P, Winter H, Schweizer J (Nov 1995). "Sequence data and chromosomal localization of human type I and type II hair keratin genes". Exp Cell Res. 220 (2): 357–62. doi:10.1006/excr.1995.1326. PMID 7556444.
  2. Rogers MA, Winter H, Langbein L, Krieg T, Schweizer J (Dec 1996). "Genomic characterization of the human type I cuticular hair keratin hHa2 and identification of an adjacent novel type I hair keratin gene hHa5". J Invest Dermatol. 107 (4): 633–8. doi:10.1111/1523-1747.ep12584243. PMID 8823373.
  3. Schweizer J, Bowden PE, Coulombe PA, Langbein L, Lane EB, Magin TM, Maltais L, Omary MB, Parry DA, Rogers MA, Wright MW (Jul 2006). "New consensus nomenclature for mammalian keratins". J Cell Biol. 174 (2): 169–74. doi:10.1083/jcb.200603161. PMC 2064177. PMID 16831889.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Entrez Gene: KRT32 keratin 32".

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