"Keratin-6" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A type II keratin found associated with KERATIN-16 or KERATIN-17 in rapidly proliferating squamous epithelial tissue. Mutations in gene for keratin-6A and keratin-6B have been associated with PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA, TYPE 1 and PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA, TYPE 2 respectively.
- Keratin 6
- Cytokeratin 6
- Keratin 6F
- Cytokeratin 6F
- Keratin 6E
- Cytokeratin 6E
- Keratin 6A
- Cytokeratin 6A
- Keratin 6B
- Cytokeratin 6B
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Keratin-6" by people in Profiles.
A novel mutation in K6b in pachyonychia congenita type 2. J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Aug; 127(8):2060-2.
Phenotypic evaluation of the basal-like subtype of invasive breast carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2006 Feb; 19(2):264-71.