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Table 3 Candidate genes expressed in GO terms influencing the niche microenvironment, of stem/progenitor cells

From: Comparative transcriptional profiling of the limbal epithelial crypt demonstrates its putative stem cell niche characteristics

LEC Limbus Cornea
Accession No Gene Symbol Accession No Gene Symbol Accession No Gene Symbol
CAM
NM_022843 PCDH20 (1.9) NM_002318 LOXL2 (2.5) AL109804 SIGLEC1 (1.7)
AL109804 SIGLEC1 (1.8) - - NM_022121 PERP (4.9)
NM_004360 CDH1 (3.1) - - NM_002589 PCDH7 (3.2)
- - - - NM_004572 PKP2 (3.8)
Growth factors
- - NM_007083 NUDT6 (1.7) NM_014624 S100A6 (5.7)
- - - - U62317 ECGF1 (2.7)
- - - - AC005234 TGFA (2.6)
- - - - NM_004494 HDGF (3.3)
Cytokines
- - NM_002350 LYN (1.2) NM_199193 BRE (3.3)
- - - - NM_005625 SDCBP (2.4)
- - - - NM_021709 SIVA1 (3.8)
- - - - NM_017801 CMTM6 (3.9)
- - - - NM_004757 SCYE1 (7.9)
- - - - NM_016951 CKLF (3.9)
- - - - U52912 LEPR (3.5)
- - - - NM_000565 IL6R (8.7)
- - - - AJ271736 IL9R (4.2)
Antioxidants
NM_006406 PRDX4 (4.1) NM_012094 PRDX5 (1.6) NM_000454 SOD1 (3.9)
NM_000636 SOD2 (3.5) NM_000636 SOD2 (1.6) NM_000636 SOD2 (4.9)
- - - - NM_002574 PRDX1 (4.3)
- - - - NM_006793 PRDX3 (1.9)
- - - - NM_006406 PRDX4 (7.2)
- - - - NM_012094 PRDX5 (3.0)
- - - - NM_004528 MGST3 (3.7)
- - - - NM_018445 SELS (2.0)
- - - - NM_018833 TAP2 (2.9)
- - - - NM_000852 GSTP1 (3.7)
Neurotropins
NM_002615 SERPINF1(2.4) NM_002615 SERPINF1(3.1) AY029066 Humanin (4.3)
Immunomodulatory
AL109804 SIGLEC1 (1.8) AL035662 CD40 (1.5) AF098366 IGHG1 (5.6)
- - - - NM_030790 ITFG1 (4.4)
- - - - AL035662 CD40 (2.3)
Extracellular matrix
- - NM_002318 LOXL2 (2.5) BC004241 LAMA4 (2.8)