KRT18

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KRT18

A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes a type-I keratin, an intermediate filament protein. Together with its filament partner keratin 8, they are the most commonly expressed of all intermediate filaments, and found in tissues lined by single layer epithelia.
 
Molecular pathology
KRT18 mutations are associated with cryptogenic cirrhosis.
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The three effective anatagonist K10, K18 and K21 were identified as Burkholderia sp., Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus aryabhattai, respectively.
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(33) Simple epithelial keratins (K8, K18, K19) are not confined to the more poorly differentiated tumours which may be relevant to tumour prognosis.
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Downregulated genes include that for keratin 18 (K18) and Frizzle-related protein, which is involved in wnt signalling pathways determining the fate of cells to sebocytes versus hair follicle.