Homo sapiens Gene: KRT6B
Summary
InnateDB Gene IDBG-34557.6
Last Modified 2014-10-13 [Report errors or provide feedback]
Gene Symbol KRT6B
Gene Name keratin 6B
Synonyms CK-6B; CK6B; K6B; KRTL1; PC2; PC4;
Species Homo sapiens
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000185479
Encoded Proteins
keratin 6B
Protein Structure
Useful resources Stemformatics EHFPI ImmGen
Entrez Gene
Summary The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. The type II cytokeratins consist of basic or neutral proteins which are arranged in pairs of heterotypic keratin chains coexpressed during differentiation of simple and stratified epithelial tissues. As many as six of this type II cytokeratin (KRT6) have been identified; the multiplicity of the genes is attributed to successive gene duplication events. The genes are expressed with family members KRT16 and/or KRT17 in the filiform papillae of the tongue, the stratified epithelial lining of oral mucosa and esophagus, the outer root sheath of hair follicles, and the glandular epithelia. Mutations in these genes have been associated with pachyonychia congenita. The type II cytokeratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 12q12-q13. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Gene Information
Type Protein coding
Genomic Location Chromosome 12:52446651-52452126
Strand Reverse strand
Band q13.13
Transcripts
ENST00000252252 ENSP00000252252
Interactions
Number of Interactions This gene and/or its encoded proteins are associated with 26 experimentally validated interaction(s) in this database.
Experimentally validated
Total 26 [view]
Protein-Protein 24 [view]
Protein-DNA 2 [view]
Protein-RNA 0
DNA-DNA 0
RNA-RNA 0
DNA-RNA 0
Gene Ontology

Molecular Function
Accession GO Term
GO:0005198 structural molecule activity
GO:0005200 structural constituent of cytoskeleton
Biological Process
GO:0007398 ectoderm development
Cellular Component
GO:0005882 intermediate filament
GO:0045095 keratin filament
GO:0070062 extracellular vesicular exosome
Orthologs
No orthologs found for this gene
Cross-References
SwissProt
TrEMBL
UniProt Splice Variant
Entrez Gene
UniGene Hs.708950
RefSeq NM_005555
HUGO
OMIM
CCDS CCDS8828
HPRD 01012
IMGT
EMBL
GenPept
RNA Seq Atlas