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Table 2 A selection of chicken immune genes present on the whole genome chicken microarray

From: Application of chicken microarrays for gene expression analysis in other avian species

   Net Intensity
Gene Name oligo name chicken duck magpie goose starling kookaburra tawny frogmouth
Interleukins        
IL-1β RIGG20417 ++ +++ ++ + ++ +
IL-2 RIGG20032 + ++ +++ + + ++
IL-6 RIGG20074 ++ ++ ++ ++ + +++
IL-8 RIGG20034 x ++ x ++ x x
IL-12α RIGG20057 +++ + ++ + ++ ++
IL-13 RIGG20059 +++ ++ ++ + +++ ++
Interferons        
IFNβ RIGG20053 +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
IFNγ RIGG20054 + ++ x + + x
IFNλ RIGG20055 ++ + + + + +
Chemokines        
K203 RIGG00459 +++ + +++ +++ +++ +++
CX3C RIGG00463 ++ +++ ++ ++ +++ ++
K60 (CXC chemokine) RIGG00467 ++ +++ +++ ++ + +
CXCL14 RIGG00466 +++ +++ + ++ +++ ++
Toll like receptors        
TLR2 RIGG14974 ++ ++ ++ ++ +++ ++
TLR15 RIGG14349 +++ +++ ++ +++ +++ +++
TLR21 RIGG10152 ++ + +++ ++ + ++
Defensins        
gallinacin 1 RIGG20043 +++ +++ ++ +++ +++ +++
gallinacin 3 RIGG20044 + + +++ + ++ ++
MHC        
MHC class I RIGG12432 +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
MHC class II RIGG16832 ++ + ++ + + ++
Caspases        
caspase 1 RIGG02179 ++ +++ +++ ++ ++ +
caspase 3 RIGG15820 x ++ + + x x
  1. Positive intensity signals are represented by '+' according to the following scale (+ = <50, ++ = 51–100 and +++ = >150. Crosses 'x' represent signals that were deemed unreliable as they did not pass quality control. All results are based on averages of at least two independent hybridisations containing dual representation of each gene.