Table 1: Primer sequences for rat qPCR assays.

Gene/GenBank accession numberPrimer sequencesAmp. length

Icer/NM_001110860.1Forward-5′-ACTCGAAAGCGGGAGCTGA-3′ 
Reverse-5′-ACATATTCTTTCTTCTTCCTGCGAC-3′
76

Ob-Rb/NM_012596.1Forward-5′-CCAGCACAATCCAATCACTAGTG-3′ 
Reverse-5′-CGAATAGATGGATTATCGGGACA-3′
87

Rpl37a/NM_001108801Forward-5′-TTGAAATCAGCCAGCACGC-3′ 
Reverse-5′-TGCCAACGGCTCGTCTCT-3′
74