|Other Names||Keratin, type II cuticular Hb4, Keratin-84, K84, Type II hair keratin Hb4, Type-II keratin Kb24, KRT84, KRTHB4|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in the hair follicles.|
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KRT84 is a member of the keratin gene family. As a type II hair keratin, it is a basic protein which heterodimerizes with type I keratins to form hair and nails. The type II hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 12q13 and are grouped into two distinct subfamilies based on structure similarity. One subfamily, consisting of KRTHB1, KRTHB3, and KRTHB6, is highly related. The other less-related subfamily includes KRTHB2, KRTHB4, and KRTHB5. All hair keratins are expressed in the hair follicle; this hair keratin is contained primarily in the filiform tongue papilla, among other hair keratins.
Schweizer, J., et al. J. Cell Biol. 174(2):169-174(2006)Rogers, M.A., et al. J. Invest. Dermatol. 124(3):536-544(2005)
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