KRT12

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KRT12

A gene on chromosome 17q12 that encodes a type-I intermediate filament chain keratin, which is expressed in corneal epithelia.

Molecular pathology
KRT12 mutations are associated with Meesmann corneal dystrophy.
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(connexin 43 and keratin 3 / keratin 12) on the limbal epithelial cells cultured over the denuded,AM with and without the 3T3 murine fibroblast cells as feeder layer.
Semi-quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) was done on the cultured cells at varying intervals of time for expression of ABCG2, p63, connexin43 (Cnx43), and keratin 3 (K3) and keratin 12 (K12).