GARP NanoString


NanoString technology is a direct digital detection system, which enables targeted multiplex analysis of RNA that does not require amplification or enzymology. It can simultaneously analyze from 20-800 genes or gene loci from samples including, tissue, blood, FFPE and single cells.

NanoString Input Amounts

Sample Input Type

Input Amount

Minimum Concentration

Total RNA

100 ng

25 ng/μl

Cell Lysate

10,000 cells in 30 μl



NanoString offers off-the-shelf products as well as custom sets. All off-the-shelf products are available in sets of 12, 24, 48, 96, 192, 384, 576, 768 or 960 assays. Visit NanoString's website for an up-to-date list of available CodeSets.

For more information about miRNA profiling from blood plasma and serum, view NanoString's miRNA Analysis in Plasma and Serum Samples Tech Note and Recommendations for miRNA Purification from Blood Plasma and Serum.

For more information about NanoString and the nCounter, visit the NanoString website. Read NanoString Tech Note.

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