KRT28 | definition of KRT28 by Medical dictionary
KRT28 A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes a type-I keratin, an intermediate filament protein that with actin microfilaments and microtubules composes the cytoskeleton of epithelial cells. KRT28 is specific for the inner root sheath of the hair follicle.
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Analysis of type I IRS keratin genes, KRT25, KRT26, KRT27, and KRT28
, in the neck and groin of wool sheep showed that the expression of type I IRS keratin genes is closely related to the control of wool density in specific parts, and the whole wool development cycle .