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*  Keratin 7
... or keratin-7 (K7) or sarcolectin (SCL) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT7 gene. Keratin 7 is a type II keratin ... Keratin-7 is a member of the keratin gene family. The type II cytokeratins consist of basic or neutral proteins which are ... "Entrez Gene: KRT7 keratin 7". Leong, Anthony S-Y; Cooper, Kumarason; Leong, F Joel W-M (2003). Manual of Diagnostic Cytology (2 ... Keratin-7 is found in simple glandular epithelia, and in transitional epithelium. Epithelial cells of the lung and breast both ...
*  Horse hoof
... composed mainly of keratin. The resulting 'dead' superficial layer serves a protective function, saving underlying living ... They enter the wall at the outside edge of the white line and they emerge at the wall's surface, about 15 to 20 mm from the ...
*  Keratin
For example, mouse thymic epithelial cells (TECs) are known to react with antibodies for keratin 5, keratin 8, and keratin 14. ... Keratin is also the protein that protects epithelial cells from damage or stress. Keratin is extremely insoluble in water and ... These keratins are formed primarily in beta sheets. However, beta sheets are also found in α-keratins.) Additionally, the ... a short rod domain for the keratins). The human genome encodes 54 functional keratin genes which are located in two clusters on ...
*  Keratin 20
... , often abbreviated CK20, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT20 gene. Keratin 20 is a type I ... "New consensus nomenclature for mammalian keratins". J. Cell Biol. 174 (2): 169-74. doi:10.1083/jcb.200603161. PMC 2064177 . ... Ye X, Li Y, Hou G, Liu Z, Chen T (May 2002). "[Significance of cytokeratin gene (CK-20 mRNA) expression in metastatic lymph ... 2009). "The potential of cytokeratin 20 and mucin 2 mRNA as metastasis markers in regional lymph nodes of colon cancer patients ...
*  Earwax
The primary components of earwax are shed layers of skin, with, on average, 60% of the earwax consisting of keratin, 12-20% ... Retrieved 2010-06-20. Darren Osborne. "Ear Wax Reveals Whale's Tale". Stephen J. Trumble, Eleanor M. Robinson, Michelle Berman- ... 20% lipid). A specific gene has been identified that determines whether people have wet or dry earwax. The difference in ... " ("Dry wax contains around 20% lipid, compared to approximately 50% in wet cerumen. Other than this, the two forms show few ...
*  Intermediate filament
Regardless of the group, keratins are either acidic or basic. Acidic and basic keratins bind each other to form acidic-basic ... Analysis of a second keratin sequence revealed that the two types of keratins share only about 30% amino acid sequence homology ... trichocytic keratins (about 13) (hair keratins), which make up hair, nails, horns and reptilian scales. ... "The cDNA sequence of a Type II cytoskeletal keratin reveals constant and variable structural domains among keratins". Cell. 33 ...
*  Skin flora
35 (6): 417-20. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2006.07.012. PMID 17660014. Weber DJ, Rutala WA (2006). "Use of germicides in the home and ... Retrieved 2013-04-20. Aldhous, Peter. "Belly button biome is more than a piece of fluff". Retrieved 2013-09-29. "Human microbes ... Hand washing can damage skin because the stratum corneum top layer of skin consists of 15 to 20 layers of keratin disks, ... Retrieved 2013-04-20. Nierenberg, Cari (2011-04-14). "New meaning to 'navel-gazing': Scientists study belly button bacteria". ...
*  Breast reduction
The epidermis is 50-100 µm thick, and is composed of a stratum corneum of flat keratin cells, that is 10-20 µm thick; it ... the woman whose oversized breasts have an approximate NAC-to-IMF measure of 20 cm; and the woman who has macromastia, requiring ...
*  Mastopexy
The epidermis is 50-100 µm thick, and is composed of a stratum corneum of flat keratin cells, that is 10-20 µm thick; it ...
*  Keratin 1
... is a member of the keratin family. It is specifically expressed in the spinous and granular layers of the epidermis ... 2001). "New mutations in keratin 1 that cause bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma and keratin 2e that cause ... Korge BP, Compton JG, Steinert PM, Mischke D (1993). "The two size alleles of human keratin 1 are due to a deletion in the ... This gene, of the keratin family, is formed by type II cytokeratins set in pairs in a heterotypic chain which are shown through ...
*  Keratin 8
Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 8 also known as cytokeratin-8 (CK-8) or keratin-8 (K8) is a keratin protein that is encoded in ... Keratin 8 is often used together with keratin 18 and keratin 19 to differentiate cells of epithelial origin from hematopoietic ... "Keratin 8 phosphorylation by p38 kinase regulates cellular keratin filament reorganization: modulation by a keratin 1-like ... 1989). "Posttranslational regulation of keratins: degradation of mouse and human keratins 18 and 8". Mol. Cell. Biol. 9 (4): ...
*  Keratin 17
Keratin, type I cytoskeletal 17 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT17 gene. Keratin 17 is a type I cytokeratin. ... "Keratin 16 and keratin 17 mutations cause pachyonychia congenita". Nat Genet. 9 (3): 273-8. doi:10.1038/ng0395-273. PMID ... "Entrez Gene: KRT17 keratin 17". Rual JF, Venkatesan K, Hao T, Hirozane-Kishikawa T, Dricot A, Li N, Berriz GF, Gibbons FD, ... Keratin 17 has been shown to interact with CCDC85B. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000128422 - Ensembl, May 2017 GRCm38: ...
*  Keratin 10
... or keratin-10 (K10) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT10 gene. Keratin 10 is a type I keratin. Keratin-10 is a ... Keratin 10 has been shown to interact with AKT1. 34βE12 (keratin 903) GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000186395 - Ensembl, ... 1994). "Abnormal keratin 1 and 10 cytoskeleton in cultured keratinocytes from epidermolytic hyperkeratosis caused by keratin 10 ... "Sequence of a cDNA encoding human keratin No 10 selected according to structural homologies of keratins and their tissue- ...
*  Keratin 19
... is a type I keratin. Keratin 19 is a member of the keratin family. The keratins are intermediate filament proteins ... Keratin 19 is often used together with keratin 8 and keratin 18 to differentiate cells of epithelial origin from hematopoietic ... Keratin, type I cytoskeletal 19 also known as cytokeratin-19 (CK-19) or keratin-19 (K19) is a 40 kDa protein that in humans is ... Keratin 19 is a type I keratin. The type I cytokeratins consist of acidic proteins which are arranged in pairs of heterotypic ...
*  Keratin 18
... is often used together with keratin 8 and keratin 19 to differentiate cells of epithelial origin from hematopoietic ... Keratin 18 is a type I cytokeratin. It is, together with its filament partner keratin 8, perhaps the most commonly found ... 1996). "Dynamics of human keratin 18 phosphorylation: polarized distribution of phosphorylated keratins in simple epithelial ... Keratin 18 has been shown to interact with Collagen, type XVII, alpha 1, DNAJB6, Pinin and TRADD. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ...
*  Placental site trophoblastic tumor
Immunohistochemistry: Often stains with hPL, keratin, Mel-CAM, EGFR. Prognosis: 10-20% of cases metastase leading to death. ... 20 (1): 31-47. doi:10.1097/00004347-200101000-00004. PMID 11192071. http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/EXAM/MULTORG/fem1frm. ...
*  KRT33B
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. It is one of the type I hair keratin genes which are ... "Entrez Gene: KRT33B keratin 33B". Yu J, Yu DW, Checkla DM, et al. (1993). "Human hair keratins". J. Invest. Dermatol. 101 (1 ... As a type I hair keratin, it is an acidic protein which heterodimerizes with type II keratins to form hair and nails. There are ... "A novel human type I hair keratin gene: evidence for two keratin hHa3 isoforms". Mol Biol Rep. 20 (3): 155-61. doi:10.1007/ ...
*  Keratin 34
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. As a type I hair keratin, it is an acidic protein ... "Entrez Gene: KRT34 keratin 34". Yu J, Yu DW, Checkla DM, et al. (1993). "Human hair keratins". J. Invest. Dermatol. 101 (1 ... Keratin, type I cuticular Ha4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KRT34 gene. ... The type I hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 17q12-q21 and have the same direction of transcription. 34βE12 ...
*  Black rhinoceros
Two horns on the skull are made of keratin with the larger front horn typically 50 cm (20 in) long, exceptionally up to 140 cm ...
*  Stratum corneum
This is conferred by the presence of beta-keratin, which provides a much more rigid skin layer. In the human forearm, about ... Cells of the stratum corneum contain a dense network of keratin, a protein that helps keep the skin hydrated by preventing ... Their cytoplasm shows filamentous keratin. These corneocytes are embedded in a lipid matrix composed of ceramides, cholesterol ... which allows the cells to concentrate keratin and toughen them before they rise into a typically thicker, more cohesive SC. The ...
*  Trichophyton rubrum
These proteases allow T. rubrum to digest human keratin, collagen and elastin; they have an optimum pH of 8 and are calcium ... Topical treatment by occlusive dressing combining 20% urea paste with 2% tolnaftate have also shown promise in softening the ... The species secretes more than 20 different proteases, including exopeptidases and endopeptidases. ...
*  Zuul
The tooth rows of the upper jaws bear about eighteen to twenty teeth. Those of the lower jaws bear twenty-eight teeth. The ... Additionally, there are remains of keratin sheaths of the spikes and of keratin, non-bony, scales, in the form of a black film ... The front three side osteoderm pairs are covered by a black film that could be the remnant of their original keratin sheaths. ... The specimen also preserved in situ osteoderms, keratin, and skin remains. Zuul has been estimated to have been 6 metres (20 ft ...
*  Desmosome
Epidermolysis bullosa simplex is an epidermal blistering disease caused by mutations in genes coding for keratin 5 and 14, ... linker proteins and keratin intermediate filaments. The DIFCs can be broken into three regions: the extracellular core region, ... as is operates as the mediator between the cadherin proteins in the plasma membrane and the keratin filaments. Desmoplakin has ... contains the C-terminus end of desmoplakin and their attachment to keratin intermediate filaments. Desmoplakin is the most ...
*  Pangolin trade
They are the only mammal known to have a layer of large, protective keratin scales covering their skin. Though sometimes known ... Pangolins have a thick layer of protective scales made from keratin, the same material that makes up human fingernails and ... 2016-3. Retrieved 20 February 2017. Goode, Erica (30 March 2015). "A Struggle to Save the Scaly Pangolin". New York Times. " ... Scales account for about 20% of the animal's weight. When threatened, pangolins curl into a ball, using the scales as armor to ...
*  Cutaneous horn
The lesion at the base of the keratin mound is benign in the majority of cases. Malignancy is present in up to 20% of cases, ... As the horn is composed of keratin, the same material found in fingernails, the horn can usually be removed with a sterile ...
*  Equine anatomy
... primarily keratin, a very strong protein molecule. The horse's hoof contains a high proportion of sulfur-containing amino acids ... The large colon is 3.0 to 3.7 m (10 to 12 ft) long and holds up to 76 L (20 US gal) of semi-liquid matter. It is made up of the ... The vagina of the mare is 15 to 20 cm (5.9 to 7.9 in) long, and is quite elastic, allowing it to expand. The vulva is the ... Each oviduct attaches to one of the two horns of the uterus, which are approximately 20 to 25 cm (7.9 to 9.8 in) in length. ...
*  Ground pangolin
The scales are composed of keratin, the same material that forms human hair and fingernails, and give pangolins an appearance ... The lifespan of the pangolin is unknown, but the observed lifespan in captivity is 20 years. They are sexually dimorphic, with ... Pangolins are almost completely covered in overlapping, protective scales, which makes up about 20% of their body weight. ... The scales alone account for 20% of the black market in protected animal parts; they are boiled off the body and used for ...