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Table 1 Type I and II α-keratin expression in humans

From: Dynamic evolution of the alpha (α) and beta (β) keratins has accompanied integument diversification and the adaptation of birds into novel lifestyles

Tissue Type I α-keratins Type II α-keratins
Simple epithelium KRT10* KRT8
KRT18
KRT19*
KRT20
Stratified epithelium KRT10* KRT1
KRT13 KRT2
KRT14* KRT5*
KRT15* KRT6A
KRT16* KRT6B
KRT17*
Corneal epithelium KRT12  
Epithelium (nonspecific) KRT23 KRT79
KRT24 KRT80
KRT42  
Hair KRT14* KRT5*
KRT15* KRT72
KRT16* KRT73
KRT17* KRT74
KRT19* KRT75
KRT28 KRT82
KRT31 KRT84
KRT35 KRT85
KRT36
  1. Table recreated from Schweizer et al. [45] and Moll et al. [46]. Gene names in bold text have been lost in birds.
  2. *Indicates genes that are expressed in two of the tissues listed in the table.