Pigmentary skin disorders

Gene: KRT5

Green List (high evidence)

KRT5 (keratin 5)
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh38): ENSG00000186081
EnsemblGeneIds (GRCh37): ENSG00000186081
OMIM: 148040, Gene2Phenotype
KRT5 is in 3 panels

1 review

Rebecca Foulger (Genomics England curator)

Green List (high evidence)

This gene was part of an initial gene list collated by Thomas Cullup, GOSH and Veronica Kinsler, UCL, 25.Jan.2019 on behalf of the GMS Skin Specialist Test Group. Gene Symbol submitted: KRT5; Suggested initial gene rating: Green; Evidence for inclusion: none provided; Evidence for exclusion: none provided; Technical notes (e.g. non-coding/CNV mutations requiring coverage?): none provided.
Created: 31 Jan 2019, 11:31 a.m.


Mode of Inheritance
BOTH monoallelic and biallelic, autosomal or pseudoautosomal
  • London North GLH
  • Expert Review Green
  • Dowling-Degos disease
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
Clinvar variants
Variants in KRT5
Panels with this gene

History Filter Activity

18 Feb 2019, Gel status: 4

Added New Source

Rebecca Foulger (Genomics England curator)

Source London North GLH was added to KRT5.

31 Jan 2019, Gel status: 4

Created, Added New Source, Set mode of inheritance, Set Phenotypes

Rebecca Foulger (Genomics England curator)

gene: KRT5 was added gene: KRT5 was added to Pigmentary skin disorders. Sources: Expert Review Green,NHS GMS Mode of inheritance for gene: KRT5 was set to BOTH monoallelic and biallelic, autosomal or pseudoautosomal Phenotypes for gene: KRT5 were set to Dowling-Degos disease; Epidermolysis bullosa