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Our TaqMan Gene Expression Assays enable researchers to discover and verify immunological pathways and biomarkers with gold-standard specificity and sensitivity

Immunology is considered a capstone area of biology, pulling from many fields such as molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, development, physiology, medicine, and pathology.  There are many rich sub-disciplines within immunology, from the basic characterization of immune cells and the molecules they use to fight infections, to clinical immunology dealing with autoimmune diseases.  An emerging area of medical research is immunotherapy, where immune system components are used to treat disease.  The treatment of cancer using immunological approaches is known as immuno-oncology.

Signaling pathways are central to immunology.  Some of the most famous signaling pathways are active in cells of the immune system, such as T-cell receptor, interferon-gamma, tumor necrosis factor, and complement signaling pathways.  Measuring the expression of signaling pathway constituents is a key method for characterizing the response of immune cells to experimental treatments.  Applied Biosystems TaqMan Gene Expression Assays enable researchers to reliably detect and quantitate the expression levels of common immunology biomarkers in addition to novel biomarkers identified in high-throughput transcriptomic studies that require verification.

Explore our TaqMan solutions for immunology research

TaqMan Gene Expression Assay products

Download a list of genes and corresponding assay IDs for common immunology biomarker targets for your research.

Search for a pre-designed TaqMan Assay for your immunology target using the tool below.

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TaqMan Array products

TaqMan Arrays are pre-spotted 96-well plates or 384-well microfluidic array cards, saving you the time of pipetting many assays into an empty plate.  Just add your cDNA and master mix and you’re ready to go.

Custom TaqMan Arrays
These made-to-order cards and plates allow you to choose exactly which targets you want to spot on your panel - select from any of our >2.8 million predesigned TaqMan Gene Expression assays.  

Configure Custom TaqMan Array Plates (96-well standard 0.2mL and fast 0.1mL)
Configure Custom TaqMan Array Cards (384-well)
Contact our Specialty TaqMan Plating team to inquire about Custom TaqMan 384-well plates.

Inventoried TaqMan Arrays
We also offer a variety of fixed-content TaqMan Array products focused on immune profiling and pathways.  These products are readily available, with a minimum order quantity of 1 for plates and 4 for cards. The 96-well plates are available in both Standard 0.2-mL and Fast 0.1-mL formats.

Description Standard 0.2 mL Fast 0.1 mL
Human Chemokines 4414084 4418729
Human Cholera Infection 4414175 4418820
Human CMV & MAPK Pathways 4414169 4418814
Human Complement Pathway 4414120 4418765
Human Cytokine Network 4414124 4418769
Human IGF1R Signaling 4414141 4418786
Human IL-1 Pathway 4414142 4418787
Human IL-10 Pathway 4414143 4418788
Human IL-2 Gene Expression in Activated and Quiescent T-Cells 4414144 4418789
Human IL-2 Pathway 4414145 4418790
Human IL-3 Pathway 4414147 4418792
Human IL-4 Pathway 4414148 4418793
Human IL-6 Pathway 4414149 4418794
Human IL-9 Pathway 4414150 4418795
Human ILK Signaling 4414151 4418796
Human Immune Response 4414073 4418718
Human Interferon Pathway 4414154 4418799
Human JAK-STAT Pathway 4414156 4418801
Human NFkB Pathway 4414095 4418740
Human Phagocytosis of Microbes 4414178 4418823
Human PI3K Signaling in B-lymphocytes 4414173 4418818
Human T-Cell Receptor and CD3 Complex 4414186 4418831
Human TGFB Pathway 4414097 4418742
Human TNF Superfamily Pathway 4414189 4418834
Human Toll Comparative Pathway 4414192 4418837
Human Toll-Like Receptors Pathway 4414193 4418838
Mouse Immune Response 4414079 4418724



We also offer a variety of made-to-order, flexible content TaqMan Array products focused on immunological processes and pathways. Flexible panels start with curated gene content, with the ability to modify the configuration as needed. Swap out or remove assays and reconfigure the layout to fit your experiment design. They are available in 96-well array plates (minimum order of 6 plates), 384-well array cards (minimum order of 10 cards), and OpenArray format. Following is a selection of our more popular made-to-order arrays.

Learn more about Made-to-order Flexible Content panels ›

Antibacterial Response Human Mouse Rat
Autoimmune Diseases Human Mouse Rat
Bacterial Infections Human Mouse Rat
Cancer Inflammation & Immunity Crosstalk Human Mouse Rat
Chemokines & Receptors Human Mouse Rat
Cytokines Human Mouse Rat
Cytokines & Chemokines Human Mouse Rat
Cytokines lncRNA Human    
Dendritic & Antigen Presenting Cells Human Mouse Rat
DNA Virus Infections Human Mouse Rat
Flavivirus Infections Human Mouse Rat
Gram-negative Bacterial Infections Human Mouse Rat
Gram-positive Bacterial Infections Human Mouse Rat
Helicobacter Infections     Rat
HIV Infections Human Mouse Rat
Human HIV Infection and Host Response Human    
Immunotoxicity Human Mouse Rat
Inflammatory Cytokines & Receptors Human Mouse Rat
Inflammatory Response and Autoimmunity Human Mouse Rat
Innate & Adaptive Immune Response lncRNA Human    
Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses Human Mouse Rat
Lentivirus Infections Human Mouse Rat
T Helper Cell Differentiation Human Mouse Rat
TaqMan Immune Response Human    
T-cell and B-cell Activation Human Mouse Rat
T-cell Anergy and Immune Tolerance Human Mouse Rat
TGF-Beta Signaling Targets Human Mouse Rat
Th17 for Autoimmunity & Inflammation Human Mouse Rat
Th1-Th2-Th3 Human Mouse Rat
TNF Signaling Pathway Human Mouse Rat
Toll-Like Receptor Signaling Pathway Human Mouse Rat
Tumor Virus Infections Human Mouse Rat