Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating KRT16 and irritant dermatitis

KRT16 [ENSP00000301653]

Keratin, type I cytoskeletal 16; Epidermis-specific type I keratin that plays a key role in skin. Acts as a regulator of innate immunity in response to skin barrier breach: required for some inflammatory checkpoint for the skin barrier maintenance; Belongs to the intermediate filament family.

Synonyms:  KRT16,  KRT16p,  hKRT16,  K7ENV3,  K7ENW6 ...

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