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Keratin 80, type II
Symbols KRT80 ; KB20
External IDs OMIM611161 MGI1921377 HomoloGene66610 GeneCards: KRT80 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 144501 74127
Ensembl ENSG00000167767 ENSMUSG00000037185
UniProt Q6KB66 Q0VBK2
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001081492 NM_028770
RefSeq (protein) NP_001074961 NP_083046
Location (UCSC) Chr 12:
52.17 – 52.19 Mb
Chr 15:
101.35 – 101.37 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Keratin 80 also known as KRT80 is a protein which humans is encoded by the KRT80 gene.[1][2]


Keratins, such as KRT80, are filament proteins that make up one of the major structural fibers of epithelial cells[3]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: KRT80 keratin 80". 
  3. ^ Rogers MA, Edler L, Winter H, Langbein L, Beckmann I, Schweizer J (March 2005). "Characterization of new members of the human type II keratin gene family and a general evaluation of the keratin gene domain on chromosome 12q13.13". J. Invest. Dermatol. 124 (3): 536–44. doi:10.1111/j.0022-202X.2004.23530.x. PMID 15737194. 

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.