Helping Your Research
Biomarker discovery and signature development are essential for identification of novel therapies and for earlier detection and development of therapies for neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease (PD), and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The nCounter Neuropathology Panel helps perform comprehensive multiplex gene expression analysis in human or mouse samples with genes involved in six fundamental themes of neurodegeneration: neurotransmission, neuron-glia interaction, neuroplasticity, cell structure integrity, neuroinflammation, and metabolism.
- Developed for research of Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Frontotemporal Dementia, Huntington’s Disease, and other neurological disorders
- Includes unique cell typing feature for measuring the abundance of five important CNS cell types, including neurons, astrocytes, microglia, oligodendrocytes, and endothelial cells
How It Works
nCounter Neuropathology Panels utilize NanoString’s unique barcoding technology and the nCounter Analysis System to help accelerate your research.
Screen 770 genes specific for neurodegeneration
Comprehensively Assess 23 pathways
Monitor progression of neurodegeneration
Screen potential therapeutics
Discover biomarkers and develop signatures associated with neurodegeneration
Customize with up to 55 additional user-defined genes with the Panel Plus option
Get data quickly with a streamlined, user-friendly, and efficient workflow with only 15 minutes hands-on time
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Genes included in the Neuropathology Panels provide unique cell profiling data for measuring the abundance1 of five important cell types including neurons, astrocytes, microglia, oligodendrocytes, and endothelial cells. The table below summarizes each cell type represented in the panels along with the gene content qualified through current literature references.
1Danaher P. et al. Gene expression markers of Tumor Infiltrating Leukocytes JITC 2017
Functional annotations for 23 fundamental pathways and processes were assigned across all genes in the Neuropathology Panels allowing for a practical view of important aspects of the onset and progression of neurodegenerative disease.
A single-cell atlas of glioblastoma evolution under therapy reveals cell-intrinsic and cell-extrinsic therapeutic targets.
Recent longitudinal studies of glioblastoma (GBM) have demonstrated a lack of apparent selection pressure for specific DNA mutations in recurrent disease. Single-cell lineage tracing has shown that GBM cells possess a high degree of plasticity.
INPP5D deficiency attenuates amyloid pathology in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.
Introduction: Inositol polyphosphate-5-phosphatase (INPP5D) is a microglia-enriched lipid phosphatase in the central nervous system. A non-coding variant (rs35349669) in INPP5D increases the risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and elevated INPP5D expression is associated with increased plaque deposition.
Signatures for Viral Infection and Inflammation in the Proximal Olfactory System in Familial Alzheimer’s Disease.
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by deficits in olfaction and olfactory pathology preceding diagnosis of dementia. Here we analyzed differential gene and protein expression in the olfactory bulb (OB) and tract (OT) of familial AD (FAD) individuals carrying the autosomal dominant presenilin 1 E280A mutation.
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