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Table 1 Candidate reference gene symbols, names, functions and Genbank accession numbers

From: Internal control genes for quantitative RT-PCR expression analysis in mouse osteoblasts, osteoclasts and macrophages

Symbol Gene name function Accession
18S 18s Ribosomal RNA Eukaryotic small ribosomal subunit [Genbank:NR_003278]
ACTB β-actin Cytoskeletal structural protein [Genbank:NM_007393]
B2M β-2-microglobulin Beta-chain of MHC class I molecules [Genbank:NM_009735]
GAPDH Glyceraldehyde-3- phosphate dehydrogenase Oxidoreductase in glycolysis and gluconeogenesis [Genbank:NM_008084]
HMBS Hydroxymethylbilane synthase Heme synthesis, porphyrin metabolism [Genbank:NM_013551]
HPRT1 Hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl transferase 1 Purine synthesis through the purine salvage pathway [Genbank:NM_013556]