K9 May serve an important special function either in the mature palmar and plantar skin tissue or in the morphogenetic program of the formation of these tissues. Plays a role in keratin filament assembly. Belongs to the intermediate filament family. Expressed in the terminally differentiated epidermis of palms and soles. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytoskeletal
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 11|11 D
Cellular Component:  intermediate filament; keratin filament; perinuclear region of cytoplasm
Molecular Function:  structural molecule activity
Biological Process:  spermatogenesis
Reference #:  Q6RHW0 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: CK-9; Cytokeratin-9; EPPK; K1C9; K9; keratin 9; keratin complex 1, acidic, gene 9; Keratin, type I cytoskeletal 9; Keratin-9; Krt1-9; Krt9; OTTMUSP00000002395
Gene Symbols: Krt9
Molecular weight: 72,495 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.57  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  BioGPS  |  Pfam  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  Ensembl Gene