Keratinocyte transglutaminase

Keratinocyte transglutaminase

Transglutaminase 1 (K polypeptide epidermal type I, protein-glutamine-gamma-glutamyltransferase)
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PDB Ortholog search: RCSB
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Protein-glutamine gamma-glutamyltransferase K is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the TGM1 gene.[1][2]

Keratinocyte transglutaminase is a transglutaminase enzyme.


A deficiency is associated with ichthyosis lamellaris.[3] Epidermal transglutaminase is the autoantigen, in humans, of dermatitis herpetiformis.

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