Table 1: Primer sequences used for real-time quantitative PCR.

Gene nameEnsembl genePrimer sequence (5′-3′)bpTm

Il-6 ENSMUST00000026845 F-TACACATGTTCTCTGGGAAATCGT
R-AAGTGCATCATCGTTGTTCATACA
85 75

Aprt ENSMUST00000006764 F-CAGCGGCAAGATCGACTACA
R-AGCTAGGGAAGGGCCAAACA
67 60

Mcp-1 ENSMUST00000000193 F-GCTGGAGAGCTACAAGAGGATCA
R-CTCTCTCTTGAGCTTGGTGACAAA
79 60

Tnf- ENSMUST00000025263 F-ATGGCCCAGACCCTCACA
R-TTGCTACGACGTGGGCTACA
73 60

Egr-1 ENSMUST00000064795F-GCCGAGCGAACAACCCTAT
R-CCATCGCCTTCTCATTATTCAGA
7760