Table 1.

Target genes and primer sequences for real-time PCR

Target GenePrimer Sequence
18s
    Forward5′-GTA ACC CGT TGA ACC CCA TT-3′
    Reverse5′-CCA TCC AAT CGG TAG TAG CG-3′
TNFα
    Forward5′-TCT CAT GCA CCA CCA TCA AGG ACT-3′
    Reverse5′-ACC ACT CTC CCT TTG CAG AAC TCA-3′
IL-6
    Forward5′-TGG CTA AGG ACC AAG ACC ATC CAA-3′
    Reverse5′-AAC GCA CTA GGT TTG CCG AGT AGA-3′