KRT19

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KRT19

A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes the smallest of all type-I keratin proteins, which is expressed in the periderm, the transiently superficial layer that surrounds the developing epidermis.
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Immunohistochemical studies show that the lesion cells are positive for keratin 6, keratin 19 and filaggrin.10 Electron microscopic studies show that the ducts have a keratinization pattern similar to acrosyringeal cells.
Expression of keratin 19 distinguishes papillary thyroid carcinoma from follicular carcinoma and follicular thyroid adenoma.