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Gene: KRT12 (keratin 12) Homo sapiens
Symbol: KRT12
Name: keratin 12
CRRD ID: 1312464
Description: Predicted to have structural molecule activity. Involved in cornea development in camera-type eye and morphogenesis of an epithelium. Localizes to extracellular exosome. Implicated in Meesmann corneal dystrophy 1 and corneal dystrophy.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: CK-12; cytokeratin-12; K12; keratin 12, type I; keratin, type I cytoskeletal 12; keratin-12; MECD1
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Krt12 (keratin 12)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Krt12 (keratin 12)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : KRT12 (keratin 12)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : KRT12 (keratin 12)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Krt12 (keratin 12)
Sus scrofa (pig) : KRT12 (keratin 12)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : KRT12 (keratin 12)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1740,861,303 - 40,867,223 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381740,861,303 - 40,867,223 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371739,017,430 - 39,023,462 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361736,270,956 - 36,276,988 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341736,271,080 - 36,276,988NCBI
Celera1735,678,983 - 35,685,022 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map17q21.2NCBI
HuRef1734,811,768 - 34,817,815 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11739,252,770 - 39,258,802 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
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Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on KRT12
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1312464
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-09-16
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.