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Table 1 Characteristics of the five reference gene candidates analysed in this study.

From: Selection of reference genes for gene expression studies in ultraviolet B-irradiated human skin fibroblasts using quantitative real-time PCR

Gene symbol Gene name Accession No. Function Gene aliases Locus
GAPDH aglyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase NM_002046.3 Glycolytic enzyme G3PD;GAPD 12p13
ACTB actin, beta NM_001101.3 The contractile apparatus and nonmuscle cytoskeletal actins PS1TP5BP1 7p15-p12
TUBA1A tubulin, alpha 1a NM_006009.2 The components of microtubules LIS3; TUBA3; FLJ25113; B-ALPHA-1 12q12-q14.3
TUBB1 tubulin, beta 1 NM_030773.2 the components of microtubules dJ543J19.4 20q13.32
VIM vimentin NM_003380.2 maintaining cell shape, integrity of the cytoplasm FLJ36605 10p13