Table 1

Genes selected for quantitative expression analysis

ClassGene nameAcronymRefseq #Primer catalog number*
Immune regulationInterleukin-1βIL-1βNM_000576PPH00171C
Interleukin-2IL-2NM_000586PPH00172C
Interleukin-6IL-6NM_000600PPH00560C
Interleukin-8IL-8NM_000584PPH00568A
Interleukin-10IL-10NM_000572PPH00572C
Tumour necrosis factor-αTNF-αNM_000594PPH00341F
Nitric oxide synthase 2, inducibleNOS2NM_000625PPH00173F
Nuclear factor of κ light polypeptide gene enhancer in B cells 1NFKB1NM_003998PPH00204F
Sensory ion channelsPurinergic receptor P2X, ligand-gated ion channel, 4P2RX4NM_002560PPH00341F
Purinergic receptor P2X, ligand-gated ion channel, 5P2RX5NM_175081PPH19418A
Transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 1TRPV1NM_018727PPH08086F
Transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 4TRPV4NM_021625PPH16107B
Transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily A, member 1TRPA1NM_007332PPH12389E
Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, kainate 2GRIK2NM_021956PPH01863A
Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl d-aspartate 1GRIN1NM_007327PPH01823F
Serotonin receptor5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) receptor 1AHTR1ANM_000524PPH02530E
5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) receptor 2AHTR2ANM_000621PPH01861G
Adrenergic receptorsAdrenergic β-1 receptorADRB1NM_000684PPH02091B
Adrenergic β-2 receptorADRB2NM_000024PPH01856E
Catechol-O-methyltransferaseCOMTNM_000754PPH01584B
Substance P receptorTachykinin receptor 1TACR1NM_001058PPH01825A
Nerve growth factorBrain-derived neurotrophic factorBDNFNM_001709PPH00569F
Antioxidative enzymeCatalaseCATNM_001752PPH00420B
Sphingosine-1-phosphate pathwayN-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase (acid ceramidase) 1ASAH1NM_004315PPH02492F
Sphingosine kinase 1SPHK1NM_021972PPH02491A
Sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase 1SGPL1NM_003901PPH13925A
  • *Qiagen catalogue number for primers optimised and validated for human RT² qPCR Primer Assay (Qiagen, Valencia, California, USA).