Table 2

 Primer sequences and Genbank accession number used for amplification of integrin α3, integrin β4, desmoplakin I and II, plakoglobin and desmocollin 3

GeneForward primer 5′-3′Reverse primer 5′-3′Genbank referencePCR product (bp)
PCR, polymerase chain reaction.
Integrin α3TCCTGCCTAAGGTTGTCTACGTTGGAACTAGCCTCAGCTTCTCNM_002204546
Integrin β4CTGTGAGATGGCCCAAGGAGGGGTGCAAGGATGGAGTAGCNM_000213528
Desmoplakin I and IICCTGCACAGGTGGCATCATCCCGGAGCCGAAGACATGTTGNM_004415507
PlakoglobinCAGGTGCGGTTCCTCATCTGAAGCACCCTGGAGAGAGAAGCNM_002230531
Desmocollin 3ACTGTGGAGCCTCACCAAAGCCGGCAGGATTCCAAGGTCTNM_024423517