John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Expression of the hair stem cell-specific keratin 15 in pilar tumors of the skin Volume 9, numéro 5, July - August 1999

Laboratory of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Edouard-Herriot Hospital, 69437 Lyon Cedex 03, France.
  • Page(s) : 363-5
  • Année de parution : 1999

Keratins comprise a multigenic family of fibrous proteins that form the cell cytoskeleton; they are made of distinct polypeptides that have been classified, according to their MW and isoelectric point, as type I (or acidic or low MW) and type II (or basic or high MW) polypeptides. So far, about 30 different polypeptides have been recognized [1, 2]; their expression varies according to the state of differentiation of each individual [...]