KRT2

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KRT2

A gene on chromosome 12q13.13 that encodes a type-II cytokeratin primarily expressed in the upper spinous layer of the epidermis. 

Molecular pathology
KRT2 mutations are associated with bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma.
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