Table 1

10 selected candidate housekeeping genes

Gene symbol

Gene Name

Accession Number

Function

Gene synonyms


mRNA

genomic DNA


ABL1

Abelson murine leukemia viral oncogene homolog

NM_007313

NT_035014

Cytoplasmic and nuclear protein tyrosine kinase

ABL, JTK7, p150, c-ABL, v-abl

ACTB

Beta-actin

NM_001101

NT_007819

Cytoskeletal structural protein

B2M

Bata-2-microglobulin

NM_004048

NT_030828

Cytoskeletal protein involved in cell locomotion

GAPD

Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

NM_002046

NT_009759

Glycolytic enzyme

G3PD, GAPDH

GNB2L1

Guanine nucleotide binding protein, β-peptide 2-like 1

NM_006098

NT_077451

Involved in binding and anchorage of protein kinase C

H12.3, RACK1, Gnb2-rs1

HPRT1

Hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase 1

NM_000194

NT_011786

Constitutively expressed at low levels, involved in the metabolic salvage of purines in mammals.

HPRT, HGPRT

PBGD

Porphobilinogen deaminase

NM_000190

NT_033899

Deficiency of porphobilinogen deaminase results in acute intermittent porphyria

HMBS, AIP, UPS

RPL32

Ribosomal protein L32

NM_000994

NT_005927

Member of the 80 different ribosome proteins

TBP

TATA-binding protein

NM_003194

NT_007583

Involved in the activation of basal transcription from class II promoter

GTF2D, SCA17, TFIID, GTF2D1

TUBB

Beta-tubulin

NM_001069

NT_034880

Member of the tubulin family of structural proteins


Zhang et al. BMC Molecular Biology 2005 6:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2199-6-4

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