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General information
Gene symbol KRT5
Gene name keratin 5
Chromosome 12
Chromosomal band q13.13
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_008297.1
Transcript reference NM_000424.3
Associated with diseases DDD1, EBSB1, EBSDM, EBSMP, Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with migratory circinate erythema, Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Koebner type, epidermolysis bullosa, simplex, simplex, Weber-Cockayne type
Citation reference(s) -
Curators (1) Global Variome, with Curator vacancy
Total number of public variants reported 25
Unique public DNA variants reported 22
Individuals with public variants 241
Hidden variants 0
Date created May 03, 2013
Date last updated November 01, 2022
Version KRT5:221101

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Links to other resources
HGNC 6442
Entrez Gene 3852
PubMed articles KRT5
OMIM - Gene 148040
OMIM - Diseases DDD1 (Dowling-Degos disease 1)
EBSB1 (epidermolysis bullosa simplex, autosomal recessive, type 1 (EBSB-1))
EBSDM (Epidermolysis bullosa herpetiformis, Dowling-Meara)
EBSMP (Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation)
Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with migratory circinate erythema
Epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Koebner type
epidermolysis bullosa, simplex, simplex, Weber-Cockayne type
Orphanet KRT5

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00010762 12 keratin 5 NM_000424.3 NP_000415.2 25

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