Table 2

TaqMan gene expression assays used for qRT-PCR.

Target gene

Assay ID


TATA box binding protein (TBP)

Hs00427620_m1

Interleukin 1 β (IL-1β)

Hs00174097_m1

Interleukin 6 (IL-6)

Hs00174131_m1

Interleukin 8 (IL-8)

Hs00174103_m1

Tumor Necrosis Factor α (TNFα)

Hs00174128_m1

Matrix metalloproteinase 1 (MMP-1)

Hs00233958_m1

Matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2)

Hs01548724_m1

Matrix metalloproteinase 3 (MMP-3)

Hs00968308_m1

Matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9)

Hs00957555_m1

Matrix metalloproteinase 13 (MMP-13)

Hs00233992_m1

Cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2)

Hs00153133_m1

Aggrecanase 1 (ADAMTS4, AD4)

Hs00943031_g1

Aggrecanase 2 (ADAMTS5, AD5)

Hs00199841_m1


Quero et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R94   doi:10.1186/ar4274

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