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Uncover the mechanisms behind T cell, B cell, and NK cell exhaustion in diverse contexts, including cancer and infectious disease, with a 785 gene panel that gets you results in less than 24 hours and is compatible with a broad range of sample types. Characterize immune status, develop signatures for assessing the exhausted state, and identify novel therapeutic targets to prevent or reverse exhaustion.
How It Works
- Directly profile 785 genes across 47 pathways involved in immune exhaustion:
- Immune Activation
- Immune Suppression
- Immune Status
- Immune Checkpoints
- Metabolism & Microenvironment
- Understand the mechanisms of exhaustion in T cells, B cells, NK cells, CAR-T cells and other adoptive immune cells
- Discover novel therapeutic targets for preventing or reversing immune exhaustion
- Determine the extent of a peripherally suppressed, adaptive immune response to cancer with the 18-gene Tumor Inflammation Signature (TIS)
- Quantify the presence and relative abundance of 14 different immune cell types
Chronic infections caused by viruses and other pathogens can induce immune exhaustion. The Human Immune Exhaustion Panel includes probes for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV), and the Mouse Immune Exhaustion Panel includes probes for Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCMV). The panel can be supplemented with up to 55 genes of your choice with a Panel Plus spike-in for studying exhaustion in the context of different types of infectious disease.
The 18-gene Tumor Inflammation Signature (TIS) is included in the panel gene list and measures activity known to be associated with PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors. Customers have the option to purchase a standalone TIS report with the Immune Exhaustion Panel.
- Includes four axes of biology that characterize a peripherally suppressed, adaptive immune response, including:
- Antigen presenting cells
- T cell/NK cell presence
- IFNγ biology
- T cell exhaustion
- Tissue-of-origin agnostic (Pan-Cancer)
- Potential surrogate for PD-L1 and mutational load in a research setting
Activin A-mediated polarization of cancer-associated fibroblasts and macrophages confers resistance to checkpoint immunotherapy in skin cancer
Purpose: Cemiplimab is approved for the treatment of locally advanced basal cell carcinomas (BCCs), however with mitigated results. We sought to interrogate the cellular and molecular transcriptional reprogramming underlying BCC resistance to immunotherapy.
Two Cases of Severe Pulmonary Toxicity from Highly Active Mesothelin-Directed CAR T Cells
Multiple clinical studies have treated mesothelin (MSLN)-positive solid tumors by administering MSLN-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells. Although these products are generally safe, efficacy is limited.
Digital spatial profiling of CD4+ T cells in classic Hodgkin lymphoma
Classic Hodgkin lymphoma (CHL) harbors a small number of Hodgkin-Reed-Sternberg (HRS) cells scattered among numerous lymphocytes. HRS cells are surrounded by distinct CD4+ T cells in a rosette-like manner.
The nCounter Immune Exhaustion Panel enables researchers to explore the mechanisms behind T cell, B cell, and NK cell exhaustion in diverse contexts, including cancer and infectious disease.
The Immune Exhaustion Panel provides comprehensive coverage of the most relevant immune checkpoints that can potentially be used to modulate the dynamics of the immune response.
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