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Table 2 Summarised results of the universal RNA standard spiked before transcription (part 1), which shows initial descriptive statistics and secondary correlations, as generated by BestKeeper analyses

From: The presence of residual gold nanoparticles in samples interferes with the RT-qPCR assay used for gene expression profiling

  Least stable Most stable
SD P P I (0.61) 18S (0.59) HPRT1 (0.53) ACTB (0.42) TBP (0.36) HSP90 (0.27) GAPDH (0.26) YWHAZ (0.26) SDH (0.26) GUSB a (0.23)
CV 1 8 S (3.80) PPI (3.15) ACTB (2.36) HPRT1 (2.33) GAPDH (1.46) TBP (1.44) HSP90 (1.32) YWHAZ (1.22) SDH (1.09) GUSB b (0.96)
r HPRT1 (0.396) TBP (0.499) GAPDH (0.529) ACTB (0.546) PPI (0.630) GUSB (0.681) HSP90 (0.797) YWHAZ (0.875) SDH (0.903) 18S c (0.957)
  1. SD: standard deviation (a stability = ranked low to high)
  2. CV: coefficient of variance (b stability = ranked low to high)
  3. r: Pearson correlation coefficient (c stability = ranked high to low)