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Table 1 Panel of 7 candidate housekeeping genes selected and HBG2.

From: Selection of housekeeping genes for gene expression studies in human reticulocytes using real-time PCR

Gene symbol mRNA accession number Gene Name Function Gene aliases
ACTB NM_001101 Beta-actin (β-actin) Cytoskeletal structural protein  
AHSP NM_016633 Alpha haemoglobin stabilising factor Chaperone for human alpha globin ERAF, EDRF
B2M NM_004048 Beta-2-microglobulin Cytoskeletal protein involved in cell locomotion  
GAPDH NM_002046 Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase Glycolytic enzyme G3PD, GAPD
HBS1L NM_006620 HBS1-like protein Uncharacterised ERFS, HBS1
HPRT1 NM_000194 Hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl transferase I Involved in the metabolic salvage of purines in mammals HPRT, HGPRT
SDHA NM_004168 Succinate dehydrogenase complex, subunit A, flavoprotein Involved in the oxidation of succinate FP, SDH2, SDHF
HBG2 NM_000184 Gamma globin (γ-globin) Oxygen binding and transport