Custom and Custom Plus TaqMan™ Copy Number Assays enable the generation of specific, reproducible and easy-to-interpret copy number results. They are suited for validation studies and large sample screens and provide a flexible targeted approach to copy number analysis.

Each custom assay is a mix of forward primer, reverse primer, and FAM™ dye-labeled TaqMan™ MGB™ probe. Designed to run under universal oligo concentration and thermal cycling conditions, these assays are simple to use. Just add TaqMan™ Genotyping Master Mix and your sample to generate sensitive and reproducible data.

Comparison of TaqMan Copy Number Assay Products

There are two custom assay options to meet your research needs (Custom TaqMan® Copy Number Assays and Custom Plus TaqMan® Copy Number Assays). Both allow you to submit a target sequence to our TaqMan® Assay design pipeline, which uses your input sequence to design custom primer and probe sequences. See the key differences between the two options in Table 1:

Feature Custom Plus TaqMan® Copy Number Assays Custom TaqMan® Copy Number Assays Predesigned TaqMan® Copy Number Assays
Designed with copy number-specific algorithm optimized for performance
Available limited to human and mouse assays 
Contains TaqMan® FAM™ dye-labeled MGB™ probes and 2 unlabeled PCR primers
Targets undergo SNP and repetitive sequencing mask 
Genome-specific check 
Reference assay compatibility check✔ (optional)✔ (optional) 
Assay sequences provided  
Assay context sequences and genome location provided 

Easy Ordering

Browse the GeneAssist™ Copy Number Assay Workflow Builder. Navigate to the human or mouse genomic region of interest to select predesigned assays, or select a targe region for Custom Plus Assay design. Alternatively, submit pre-masked sequences for standard Custom Assay design or submit primer/probe pair sequences for assay synthesis.

Order Custom TaqMan® Copy Number Assays

Ordering Information

Catalog NumberProduct NameNo. of 10 µL reactions (384-well plate)No. of 20 µL reactions (96-well plate)
4442487Custom Plus TaqMan® Copy Number Assay, SM720360
4442520Custom Plus TaqMan® Copy Number Assay, MED1,500750
4442488Custom Plus TaqMan® Copy Number Assay, LG5,8002,900
4400294Custom TaqMan® Copy Number Assay, SM720360
4400295Custom TaqMan® Copy Number Assay, MED1,500750
4400296Custom TaqMan® Copy Number Assay, LG5,8002,900


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