Table 1: Primers used for RT-PCR.

GeneAccession numberPrimer sequencePredicted size (bp)

CD29NM_002211 -AATGAAGGGCGTGTTGGTAG-
-CGTTGCTGGCTTCACAAGTA-
337
CD44X55938 -ACCGACCTTCCCACTTCACAG-
-GCACTACACCCCAATCTTCAT-
168–200
Col-INM_000088 -CTGGCAAAGAAGGCGGCAAA-
-CTCACCACGATCACCCACTCT-
503
OCNX53698.1 -CATGAGAGCCCTCACACTC-
-AGAGCGACACCCTAGACCG-
315
GAPDHAF017079 -GGGCATGAACCATGAGAAGT-
-CCCCAGCATCAAAGGTAGAA-
497