Table III.

Type I keratins

Current protein
 designationCurrent gene
 designationProtein designation according to
 Hesse et al., 2004aNew protein
 designationNew gene
 designation
Human epithelial keratins
    K9KRT9Ka9K9KRT9
    K10KRT10Ka10K10KRT10
    K12KRT12Ka12K12KRT12
    K13KRT13Ka13K13KRT13
    K14KRT14Ka14K14KRT14
    K15KRT15Ka15K15KRT15
    K16KRT16Ka16K16KRT16
    K17KRT17Ka17K17KRT17
    K18KRT18Ka18K18KRT18
    K19KRT19Ka19K19KRT19
    K20KRT20Ka20K20KRT20
    K21 ratno designation
    K23KRT23Ka23K23KRT23
    K24KRT24Ka24K24KRT24
    K25irs1b, K10Cc, hIRSa1dKRT25AKa38K25KRT25
    K25irs2b, K10DcKRT25BKa39K26KRT26
    K25irs3b, K10Bc, hIRSa3.1dKRT25CKa40K27KRT27
    K25irs4b, hIRSa2dKRT25DKa41K28KRT28
Human hair keratins
    Ha1KRTHA1Ka25K31KRT31
    Ha2KRTHA2Ka26K32KRT32
    Ha3-IKRTHA3AKa27K33aKRT33A
    Ha3-IIKRTHA3BKa28K33bKRT33B
    Ha4KRTHA4Ka29K34KRT34
    Ha5KRTHA5Ka30K35KRT35
    Ha6KRTHA6Ka31K36KRT36
    Ha7KRTHA7Ka32K37KRT37
    Ha8KRTHA8Ka33K38KRT38
Ka35K39KRT39
Ka36K40KRT40
Nonhuman hair/
 epithelial keratins
φhHaAb,
 Ka34Pa manK41 chimp, gorillaKRT41e chimp, gorilla
 KRT41P man
    K17n mouse, ratfno designationKa22 mouse, ratK42 mouse, ratKRT42 mouse, rat
 KRT42P man
Human keratin pseudogenes
φhHaBbKRT221P
φKRTIb, Ka21PaKRT222P
φKRTJb, Ka37PaKRT223P
  • a Hesse et al., 2004;

  • b Rogers et al., 2004;

  • c Hesse et al., 2001;

  • d Bawden et al., 2001;

  • e Winter et al., 2001;

  • f Tong and Coulombe, 2004.