Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 Protein Overview: Sequence, Structure, Function and Protein Interaction

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 Protein Overview

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 reagents

For background information on keratins, see KRT15 (148030).

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein family

Belongs to the intermediate filament family.

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein name

Recommended name
Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 5
Short name
Alternative name
58 kDa cytokeratin Cytokeratin-5 Keratin-5 Type-II keratin Kb5

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 Protein Sequence

Species Human Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein
Length 590
Mass (Da) 62378
Sequence Human Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein sequence
Species Mouse Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein
Length 580
Mass (Da) 61767
Sequence Mouse Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein sequence
Species Rat Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein
Length 576
Mass (Da) 61826
Sequence Rat Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein sequence

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 Protein Molecular Weight & PI

Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 5 (58 kDa cytokeratin) (Cytokeratin-5) (CK-5) (Keratin-5) (K5) (Type-II keratin Kb5) Homo sapiens (Human).

The parameters have been computed for the following feature

FT CHAIN 1-590 Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 5.

Molecular weight (Da)


Theoretical pI


Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 Protein Structure

Heterocomplex of coil 2B domains of human intermediate filament proteins, keratin 5 (KRT5) and keratin 14 (KRT14)
2011-09-02   Released:  2012-06-20
Deposition Author(s)
Lee, C.H., Kim, M.S., Leahy, D.J., Coulombe, P.A.
Homo sapiens
Expression System
Escherichia coli
Experimental Data Snapshot
3.0050 Å
R-Value Free
R-Value Work

Human Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 protein Secondary structure

Cytokeratin 5/KRT5 Protein Interaction

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