Table 1 List of the top 11 genes that differ between moderate fibrosis (F2) and mild fibrosis (F1)18
Gene symbolFamilyName of the encoded protein
KRT19Extracellular matrixKeratin 19
COL1A1Extracellular matrixCollagen, type I, alpha 1
STMN2/SCG10CytoskeletonStathmin-like 2
CXCL6CytokineChemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand 6
CCR2Growth factor receptorChemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor 2
TIMP1Inhibitor of matrix proteaseTissue inhibitor 1 of matrix metalloproteinase
IL8InterleukinInterleukin 8
IL1AInterleukinInterleukin 1 alpha
ITGA2Cell adhesion and cell junctionIntegrin alpha 2
CLDN4Cell adhesion and cell junctionClaudin 4
IL2InterleukinInterleukin 2