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Newer gene family pages are available

This is our older gene family page that is no longer maintained. Please go to our new look gene family index to view a complete list of our new maintained gene families. More information can be found in our gene families help page.

We have created a mapping file (Excel) that will map most of the old families to the new. However because we have changed the way we assign families and how we organise them, this file may not map all the old families.

Intermediate filaments

Intermediate Filament Families:

External resource: Human Intermediate Filament Database

Click on the Approved Gene Symbol to retrieve the complete gene record

Type I. Keratins (acidic)

Type II. Keratins (basic)

Type III.

Type IV. 

Type V. Lamins

Type VI. Eye lens intermediate filaments

Intermediate filament family orphans.

 This online database does not include our confidential data. If you would like to create a new gene symbol and name, the only way to confirm it as unique is by contacting us.