The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the keratin gene family. This type I hair keratin is an acidic protein which heterodimerizes with type II keratins to form hair and nails. The type I hair keratins are clustered in a region of chromosome 17q12-q21 and have the same direction of transcription.
KRT35; keratin 35; HA5; Ha-5; hHa5; KRTHA5; keratin, type I cuticular Ha5; K35; keratin-35; hard keratin, type I, 5
hair keratin, type I Ha5; keratin, hair, acidic, 5; HHa5 hair keratin type I intermediate filament; HKA5; OTTHUMP00000164623; Acidic Hair Keratin K35; keratin hHa5