TCHP may act as a 'capping' or 'branching' protein for keratin filaments in the cell periphery. This protein may regulate K8/K18 filament and desmosome organization mainly at the apical or peripheral regions of simple epithelial cells.
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Protein Aliases: Mitochondrial protein with oncostatic activity; Mitostatin; Protein TCHP; TCHP; Trichoplein keratin filament-binding protein; trichoplein, keratin filament binding; Tumor suppressor protein
Gene Aliases: A930031F18Rik; AV279199; TCHP; TpMs