Table 1

 Primer sets used to sequence the open reading frame of the two genes

SPTLC1
Exon 1 F 5′-CTGCGGAGGTGATAACGACAC-3′
R 5′-AGACCTGTCTCCTGCGTCCC-3′
Exon 2 F 5′-AGGGAGAAATTGCCTGCTATT-3′
R 5′-TTCCCCATATTTTGCCTA-3′
Exon 3 F 5′-TAAGAGTGACAGCGAACTTGA-3′
R 5′-GGGTAACGTGAGACAAAT-3′
Exon 4 F 5′-CCACCAAGGTAATATGATAGC-3′
R 5′-GGAAAAACTTGCATAGCG -3′
Exon 5 F 5′-ATTGGGATTGTGGGCTAACAG-3′
R 5′-CTCTGCACTCGTTCCTCACGC-3′
Exon 6 F 5′-AGATGCGTAGCTGATTTAG-3′
R 5′-ATGACTATAGACACCGTTAAG-3′
Exon 7 F 5′-TTATGTGAAAAGGACTCATGG-3′
R 5′-GCAATGACAAGGCAATTAC-3′
Exon 8 F 5′-AAAGTGCTGGGGAATATGTAA-3′
R 5′-CACTAAAAGCGGTCATAAACA-3′
Exon 9 F 5′-GCCATGAAAAGGGTAGTTGT-3′
R 5′-GGAACACTGTCTTGTGCCTAT-3′
Exons 10–11 F 5′-CTCCTTTTCCGGCAGATTGAT-3′
R 5′-CCTTGGGGCAGGAATAGCTTC-3′
Exon 12 F 5′-CTTGGCTCTGTTAGTATGTAG-3′
R 5′-CTTAGCTGCAATCTGGT-3′
Exon 13 F 5′-CGCAAGCTTCTGTACGTT-3′
R 5′-AGCATCTTCCTTTCTACCCTC-3′
Exon 14 F 5′-GCAGGATTTCAGCGTTC-3′
R 5′-CTTTCAGATGTGGCAGATATG-3′
Exon 15 F 5′-CTTTACTGTTCTCAGCATTCG-3′
R 5′-GAAGCTCCAGTTTTAAACG-3′
RAB7
Exons 1–2 F 5′-GCCGGAACGTGACGCAAGG-3′
R 5′-TGAAGAACCGGATGGGAACGC-3′
Exon 3 F 5′-TTAGTTCAAATTGCCAATCCA-3′
R 5′-TCAAATAGCCATCCGTTCC-3′
Exon 4 F 5′-GCTCGGAAGGCTACTG-3′
R 5′-TGAGTATCAGCCAATTATCTA-3′
Exon 5 F 5′-GCACCCTGGAGATTGGACTCA-3′
R 5′-CCACCAGCACCTCCTAGAGC-3′
Exon 6 F 5′-CTAGCAGGACAAGTTTGGACG-3′
R 5′-GGGCAGCCTCAGACTTCA-3′
Exon 7 F 5′-GTTTCTATTCCCTGAGTAACC-3′
R 5′-GGGGTAAAAAGACCACAAGAC-3′