Basic protein components of keratohyalin granules of the suprabasal cells of the skin. Family of intermediate filament-associated cationic proteins found in mammalian epidermis. Bundle cytokeratin filaments. Various sizes in different species (16 kD bovine, 26 kD mouse, 35 kD man, 45 kD rat).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Filaggrin — protein Name=filaggrin caption= width= HGNCid=3748 Symbol=FLG AltSymbols= EntrezGene=2312 OMIM=135940 RefSeq=NM 002016 UniProt=P20930 PDB= ECnumber= Chromosome=1 Arm=q Band=21.3 LocusSupplementaryData=Filaggrins are filament associated proteins… …   Wikipedia

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