KRT15

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KRT15

A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes a type-I keratin, an intermediate filament protein that provides the structural integrity of epithelial cells.
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All tumours expressed one or more of CK7, CK15, CK20 and AE1/AE3 and were negative for EBV.
Whereas hypertrophic gene collagen [chi], platelet-derived growth factor [alpha], and reticulocalbin 3 have been identified in chondroid tumors, but not in chordomas, specific cytokeratins such as CK8, CK15, and CK19; periplakin; CD24; discoidin domain receptor 1; and brachyury are noticeably expressed in chordoma.