Table 2.

Validation of microarray results by quantitative real-time PCR

Gene nameGene symbolMicroarrayqRT-PCR
Chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 20CCL204.208.79
Interleukin-6 (interferon, beta 2)IL64.024.8
FBJ murine osteosarcoma viral oncogene homolog BFOSB2.141.75
Chemokine (C-X3-C motif) receptor 1CX3CR10.260.51
Myeloid cell nuclear differentiation antigenMNDA0.350.40

NOTE: Data is represented as absolute fold-change values for the exposed group (Ni-refinery workers) relative to the referents for both the microarray and qRT-PCR.