KERA gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol KERA
Gene name keratocan
Chromosome 12
Chromosomal band q21.3-q22
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_021223.1
Transcript reference NM_007035.3
Exon/intron information NM_007035.3 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases CNA-2
Citation reference(s) Tasheva et al. 1999, Pellegata et al. 2000, Khan et al. 2004, Khan et al. 2006
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) Juha Muilu
Total number of public variants reported 14
Unique public DNA variants reported 13
Individuals with public variants 0
Hidden variants 0
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Notes The establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement nÂș 200754 - the GEN2PHEN project.

This database was initially part of the Finnish Disease Resource (FinDis; Polvi et al: Hum Mutat. 2013:34:1458-66).
Date created August 30, 2012
Date last updated May 05, 2017
Version KERA:170505

Graphical displays and utilities
Graphs Graphs displaying summary information of all variants in the database »
Reading frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes. Active for: NM_007035.3.
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Links to other resources
External URL Finnish Disease Database (FinDis)
HGNC 6309
Entrez Gene 11081
PubMed articles KERA
OMIM - Gene 603288
OMIM - Diseases CNA-2 (cornea plana, type 2 (CNA-2))
GeneCards KERA
GeneTests KERA

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000284 12 keratocan NM_007035.3 NP_008966.1 14

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