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KRT81 keratin 81 [Homo sapiens (human)]

Clone ID RefSeq Accession Definition Vector Stock Status *Turnaround time Price Order
OHu24118D NM_002281 Homo sapiens keratin 81 (KRT81), mRNA. pcDNA3.1-C-(k)DYK On-demand 7-9 Starting from $99
OHu24118C NM_002281 Homo sapiens keratin 81 (KRT81), mRNA. Customized vector On-demand 7-9 Starting from $99

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Gene Symbol KRT81
Entrez Gene ID 3887
Full Name keratin 81
Synonyms HB1, Hb-1, KRTHB1, MLN137, ghHkb1, hHAKB2-1
General protein information
Preferred Names
keratin, type II cuticular Hb1
keratin, type II cuticular Hb1
MLN 137
hair keratin K2.9
type-II keratin Kb21
keratin, hair, basic, 1
hard keratin, type II, 1
type II hair keratin Hb1
metastatic lymph node 137 gene protein
Gene Type protein-coding
Organism Homo sapiens (human)



Summary The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. As a type II hair keratin, it is a basic protein which heterodimerizes with type I keratins to form hair and nails. The type II hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 12q13 and are grouped into two distinct subfamilies based on structure similarity. One subfamily, consisting of KRTHB1, KRTHB3, and KRTHB6, is highly related. The other less-related subfamily includes KRTHB2, KRTHB4, and KRTHB5. All hair keratins are expressed in the hair follicle; this hair keratin, as well as KRTHB3 and KRTHB6, is found primarily in the hair cortex. Mutations in this gene and KRTHB6 have been observed in patients with a rare dominant hair disease, monilethrix. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008].

MIM: 602153

Monilethrix, 158000 (3)

mRNA Protein Product Sequence Price Select
NM_002281, 169790852 NP_002272, 169790853 keratin, type II cuticular Hb1 ORF Sequence $550.00
Homo sapiens (human)KRT81NP_002272.2
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)KRT81XP_003313755.1
Macaca mulatta (Rhesus monkey)KRT81XP_001093214.1
Canis lupus familiaris (dog)KRT81XP_543657.2
Canis lupus familiaris (dog)LOC486529XP_850166.2
Bos taurus (cattle)KRT81NP_001069674.1
Mus musculus (house mouse)Krt81NP_001159629.1
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)Krt81NP_001008814.1
GO:0005615extracellular spaceIDA
GO:0045095keratin filamentIEA
GO:0005198structural molecule activityIEA
GO:0005515protein bindingIPI
GeneCards KRT81
UniProt Q14533
Vega OTTHUMG00000167574
MIM 602153
Ensembl ENSG00000205426
HGNC 6458
HPRD 03691

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