Summary

The gene codes for a protein, keratin 5. Mutations are linked to epidermolysis bullosa simplex [R].


Protein names

Recommended name:

Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 5

Short name:

K5

Alternative name(s):

58 kDa cytokeratin
Cytokeratin-5
CK-5
Keratin-5
Type-II keratin Kb5

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