KRT15

(redirected from cytokeratin-15)

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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Immuno-histochemical studies have revealed that trichofolliculoma is characterized by activated, aberrant cytokeratin-15 (CK15)-positive follicle stem cells that show outer root sheath differentiation while attempting to make hair.