cytokeratin

What is CK20?

CK20 is a protein that is made mostly by cells in the colon, rectum, bladder, ureters, and urethra. CK20 is also made by a specialized type of cell found in the skin called a Merkle cell. CK20 is a type of protein called a keratin. These proteins are made mostly by cells on the surface …
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What is CK7?

CK7 is a protein that is made mostly by cells in the lung, breast, female reproductive organs (ovaries and endometrium), thyroid gland, and salivary glands (for example the parotid gland). It is also produced by some cells in the stomach and pancreas. CK7 is a type of protein called a keratin. These proteins are made mostly …
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