Keratin 12

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Keratin 12 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT12 gene.[1][2]

Keratin 12 is keratin found expressed in corneal epithelia. Mutations in the gene encoding this protein lead to Meesmann corneal dystrophy.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Irvine AD, Corden LD, Swensson O, Swensson B, Moore JE, Frazer DG, Smith FJ, Knowlton RG, Christophers E, Rochels R, Uitto J, McLean WH (June 1997). "Mutations in cornea-specific keratin K3 or K12 genes cause Meesmann's corneal dystrophy". Nat. Genet. 16 (2): 184–7. doi:10.1038/ng0697-184. PMID 9171831.
  2. Schweizer J, Bowden PE, Coulombe PA, Langbein L, Lane EB, Magin TM, Maltais L, Omary MB, Parry DA, Rogers MA, Wright MW (July 2006). "New consensus nomenclature for mammalian keratins". J. Cell Biol. 174 (2): 169–74. doi:10.1083/jcb.200603161. PMC 2064177. PMID 16831889.

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