Applied Biosystems TaqMan MicroRNA Assays quantitate miRNAs with the specificity and sensitivity of TaqMan Assay chemistry. A simple, two-step protocol requires only reverse transcription with a miRNA-specific primer, followed by real-time PCR with TaqMan probes. TaqMan MicroRNA Assays are:

  • Highly specific—quantitate only mature miRNAs, not precursors
  • Sensitive—conserve limited samples; requires only 1-10 nanograms of total RNA or equivalent
  • Fast, simple and scalable—two-step quantitative RT-PCR assay provides high-quality results in less than three hours

Our TaqMan MicroRNA Assays catalog is kept up to date with the Sanger database to provide comprehensive coverage with the most current annotation.

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Availability & sizes: Made to Order assays are available in four different scales and usually ship within two weeks. Inventoried assays are prepackaged in Small scale and are ready to ship. Inventoried assays may also be purchased in larger sizes by ordering as MTO.


TaqMan miRNA Assay selection guide

Format

Recommended TaqMan assay/array

Individual qPCR assays

TaqMan miRNA Assays
Comprehensive collection of pre-designed TaqMan qPCR assays for human, mouse, rat, and nearly 100 other species.

2,000 pre-designed assays are inventoried and ship out in 1-2 days.

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384-well microfluidic TaqMan array card

TaqMan miRNA array cards
Small reaction volumes and streamlined workflow enable profiling up to 380 miRNA targets from as little as 1 ng of total RNA.

Search for pre-designed 384-well arrays ›
Design your own custom 384-well array ›

OpenArray plate

Predesigned TaqMan miRNA OpenArray panels
Run three samples per QuantStudio 12K Flex OpenArray plate, targeting 750 mature miRNAs per sample.

TaqMan Human miRNA OpenArray panel ›
TaqMan Rodent miRNA OpenArray panel ›

For custom miRNA OpenArray panels, contact: QuantStudioFrontDesk@thermofisher.com

Custom 96- and 384-well plates

Contact: specialty_plates@thermofisher.com

Species TaqMan® MicroRNA Assays are available for a range of species including human, mouse, rat, Drosophila, C. elegans, and Arabidopsis. We will continue to increase the number of miRNA assays for these species in alignment with the Sanger miRBase Registry.
Assay Components TaqMan® MicroRNA Assays are delivered in two tubes: one containing the RT primer, the other containing the specific pre-formulated TaqMan® Assay (TaqMan® probe and PCR primer set).
Available Assays Download: Complete list of TaqMan® MicroRNA Assays
Shipping and Storage

Shipped at ambient temperature.
Store at –15ºC to –25ºC.

White Paper: Ambient Temperature Shipping Reduces Environmental Impact and Retains Quality and Stability

Catalog # Availability # of RT/PCR Reactions
4427975 Inventoried S: 50/150
4440885 Made to Order XS: 25/75
4440886 Made to Order S: 50/150
4440887 Made to Order M: 750/750
4440888 Made to Order L: 2900/2900
Species TaqMan® MicroRNA Assays are available for a range of species including human, mouse, rat, Drosophila, C. elegans, and Arabidopsis. We will continue to increase the number of miRNA assays for these species in alignment with the Sanger miRBase Registry.
Assay Components TaqMan® MicroRNA Assays are delivered in two tubes: one containing the RT primer, the other containing the specific pre-formulated TaqMan® Assay (TaqMan® probe and PCR primer set).
Available Assays Download: Complete list of TaqMan® MicroRNA Assays
Shipping and Storage

Shipped at ambient temperature.
Store at –15ºC to –25ºC.

White Paper: Ambient Temperature Shipping Reduces Environmental Impact and Retains Quality and Stability

Catalog # Availability # of RT/PCR Reactions
4427975 Inventoried S: 50/150
4440885 Made to Order XS: 25/75
4440886 Made to Order S: 50/150
4440887 Made to Order M: 750/750
4440888 Made to Order L: 2900/2900