Biotechnology Market Research Reports
Published Date: 2015-04-23
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP) are naturally occurring proteins found in the human body. Identified in 1965 by Marshall Urist, bone morphogenetic proteins are among the most potent growth factors that induce mesenchymal stem cells to differentiate into osteoblast cells.
Published Date: 2015-02-12
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) enables DNA sequencing and helps in determining the order of its building blocks. PCR finds applications in disease diagnosis, forensic sciences, and identification of bacteria and viruses. PCR is an excellent technique for rapid detection of microbial contamination and pathogens, including those complicated to culture.
Published Date: 2015-01-30
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a blood plasma product in which concentration of platelets is elevated four to eight times than normal blood platelet concentration. PRP is also called platelet rich gel, platelet enriched plasma and platelet enriched gel. PRP is an effective treatment to treat various diseases such as orthopedic diseases, sports injuries, neurological diseases and cardiothoracic diseases.
Published Date: 2014-08-05
This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the array market and sub-markets in the next few years. The report provides extensive analysis of the industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the market structure. The report has segregated the array industry in terms of product, application and geography.
Published Date: 2014-07-01
U.S. National Institute of Health stated that regenerative medicine is the process of creating functional tissue to repair and replace tissue or organ which has lost their function due to damage, congenital defects, disease and age. Moreover, it has included stem cell therapy, tissue engineering and biomaterial under the umbrella of regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine has wide areas of application such as cardiovascular, neurology, orthopedic and musculoskeletal diseases and disorders.
Published Date: 2014-06-18
Aptamers are single standard oligonucleotides that exhibit high specificity and affinity to the variety of target molecules like proteins, bacteria or whole cell. Advancement in aptamer selection technologies which enables to generate high quality of aptamers coupled with efforts of key manufacturer to develop novel aptamers for diagnostics and therapeutics purpose will drive the market growth of global aptamers market.
Published Date: 2014-05-12
Demand for food production has increased significantly due to rise in global population. This is one of the major drivers for growth in the agricultural biotechnology market. Furthermore, regulatory support in the Americas and Asia Pacific is expected to boost market growth in the next few years. Rising demand for biofuels is boosting the market.
Published Date: 2014-04-30
Consumption of life science reagents has been increasing due to rapidly developing technologies and increasing use of life science technologies. Life science reagents are commercially available in solid as well as in liquid forms. Life science reagents market report covers the market analysis for various reagents used in the biotechnology and life sciences.
Published Date: 2014-04-24
Immunoprotein diagnostic testing market is continuously fueled with innovative technologies which are shrinking product life cycle and also expanding the boundaries of market. These innovations have also increased the scope of application in various medical fields. The market for immunoprotein diagnostic testing has been segmented according to various immunoproteins, which help in immune response modulation.
Published Date: 2014-04-08
Synthetic biology defined as the synthesis of artificial or natural components in order to form new artificial living system by re-molding existing biological elements. It aims to attain new preferred functions of artificially modified organisms intended for high yield production of biological systems.
Published Date: 2014-03-21
Genetic testing is a systematic diagnostic and screening technique usually applied to detect risk of genetic disorders in unicellular and multicellular organisms. Genetic testing is broadly segmented as newborn screening, diagnostic testing, carrier testing, prenatal testing, pre-implantation testing, predictive and forensic testing.
Published Date: 2014-02-06
Organ preservation solutions are used to preserve organs before transplantation procedure as these organs in external climate are vulnerable and also become dysfunctional once taken out from the human body. To preserve and maintain organs functionality for their further usage such as transplantation and research, organ preservation solutions are used.
Published Date: 2013-12-19
The global orthobiologics market is largely driven by the rising participation in sports activities and increasing prevalence of arthritis. The research report offers a snapshot of the industry before moving on to a detailed analysis of the various aspects and segments of the market. It discusses the major trends that affect the growth, such as minimally invasive procedures and increasing adoption of bone graft substitutes.
Published Date: 2013-12-16
Umbilical cord blood banking or cord blood banking is the practice of preserving blood from the umbilical cord for future use. Such preserved cord blood is used in medical therapies in similar fashion as that of stem cells derived from bone marrow. Cord blood banking is practiced for using the cord blood stem cells for the purpose or re-populating blood and treating various medical conditions.
Published Date: 2013-10-25
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism represents the most common type of mutation in genomes of all life forms. The study attempts to understand the various facets such as technology, applications and geographical distribution of the SNP genotyping market. The market includes products, instruments and consumables such as reagents and arrays along with genotyping services.
Published Date: 2013-10-10
Transcriptomics refer to the structural and functional aspects of complete set of transcripts present in an individual or group of cells. The demand for transcriptomics research is increasing majorly due to consistent technological upgradations in several techniques (such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), ribonucleic acid (RNA) sequencing and microarrays, etc.) employed for transcriptome analysis.
Published Date: 2013-08-29
Companion diagnostics refer to tests or procedures which help physicians in making improved treatment decisions regarding patients depending on their response to ongoing treatments. The rising demand for personalized medicine has largely driven the global companion diagnostics market.
Published Date: 2013-08-21
Genomics and proteomics have greatly increased the volume and quality of information with regards to several lesser known genetic diseases and as such have expedited the cure for many illnesses. The market report encompasses the various technologies that account for genomics and proteomics research by various end users such as drug discovery and development, life-science research such as disease identification and diagnostics.
Published Date: 2013-08-21
The molecular cytogenetics market has grown from $469.2 million in 2012 to an estimated $1.9 billion in 2019 due to the success of techniques such as fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH). The research report scrutinizes the global market and provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis on the various segments.
Published Date: 2013-08-19
The ever-increasing crime rate across the globe, coupled with the sophistication with which these are committed, is one the primary factors driving the worldwide forensic technologies market. The research report provides a top-notch strategic analysis of the global forensic technologies market and identifies the various forces that impact the overall market across all segments.
Published Date: 2013-06-26
Epigenetics is a regulatory mechanism that controls the gene expression without altering the genetic sequence. Epigenetic change in gene expression originates from the modification in transcription mechanism. Key components involved in the process of epigenetic transcriptory regulation include DNA methylation, histone modifications, micro RNA’s and non-coding RNA’s.
Published Date: 2013-06-25
The surge in therapeutic research activities led by government support across the world has spurred the growth of the global stem cells market. The research report on the stem cells industry gives a clear understanding of the structure, scope, and dynamics of the market and provides sharp insights on the same.
Published Date: 2013-05-06
Cell culture is used in a wide range of applications such as development of model systems for research, analysis of cellular structures and their mechanisms, drug discovery for the treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, stem cell research, drug evaluation, genetic engineering and production of biologics such as antibodies, vaccines and proteins.
Published Date: 2013-04-22
Biotechnology is an innovative science in which living systems and organisms are used to develop new and useful products, ranging from healthcare products to seeds. According to the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity, biotechnology is defined as, ‘any technological application which uses biological systems, living organism or its derivatives, used to create or modify products and processes for specific purpose.’
Published Date: 2013-02-20
Radiopharmaceuticals imply the usage of radiation for non-invasive treatment and diagnosis of various diseases. Utilization of these molecules for medical purposes in PET and SPECT imaging has changed the entire algorithm of disease diagnosis. With rise in the aging population globally coupled with increasing rate of chronic cardiovascular, oncology and neurology diseases, there is tremendous growth potential in this market, especially in developing nations.
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DNA sequencing is defined as the process of determining the order of four nucleotide bases i.e. adenine, guanine, cytosine and thymine within the strand of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecule. DNA sequencing technology is extensively used for drug development since its success in the human genome project, making it an essential tool for genetic analysis.
The Aurora kinases are enzymes which are crucial for cell proliferation. These enzymes are responsible for dividing genetic material of the parent cell during the process of mitosis by controlling chromatid segregation. The defect related to this process is largely associated with cancer genesis in human body. In this way active involvement of aurora kinase enzymes in initiating cancer genesis has lead considerable attention of therapists to their inhibition in the work towards cancer treatment.
EpCAM stands for epithelial cell adhesion molecule which is a cell surface protein (antigen) and is highly expressed in major cancer types such as breast, prostate, colon, ovarian, gastric, lung and pancreatic cancer. It is thus considered as a well established marker for cancer of epithelial origin and an ideal therapeutic target.
The genetic information of an organism, known in whole as the genome, is a fundamental and vital part of its existence and survivability. The favorable evolution of an organism is its innate ability to mutate its present set of fixed genetic composition with possible variations present in its genome. Such genetic mutation when performed by man, in vitro, with the intention to induce a specific desired characteristic, is called genetic editing.
Bioburden is defined as the number in terms of percentage, colony or cell count of bacteria that thrive on a given unsterilized surface. Bioburden testing, also known as microbial limit testing provides quantification of the bacterial cell cultures on a given unsterilized surface. The major application of bioburden testing lies in implant fixation procedures that require testing ofcertain tolerable bioburden limit before implantation in the human body.
Over the last few years, the genomic era of cancer studies is developing at a rapid pace fueled by the emergence of next-generation sequencing technology rendering exquisite resolution and sensitivity. Frequent alterations in their gross chromosomal structure by means of amplification, deletion and inversion of their chromosomal structure forms a characteristic feature of cancer genome.
Antibodies are the protein molecules produced by the immune system and secreted into the blood in response to the presence of foreign body (antigen) such as bacteria, virus, or other foreign parasites. These antibodies inhibit the action of antigen or neutralize its action by binding specifically to the target antigen molecules.
Cell culture refers to the process of growing living cells outside their natural environment, under controlled laboratory conditions of temperature, humidity and nutrition. Cell culture technique is used for a wide variety of applications such as developing model systems for research, studies of cellular structures and functions, stem cell research and genetic engineering.
Label free detection technology is a drug discovery tool that can be used for the detection of the molecular interactions. Unlike enzyme linked immunoassay (ELISA) and flow cytometry, this tool helps in the investigation of molecular interactions without spatial interference, auto fluorescent and quenching effects.
Proteins are biological macromolecules considered as the basic component of a majority of enzymes, other complex bimolecular compounds, and are also required in the synthesis of such compounds. Proteins differ from one another based on the number of peptide structures present within them and the way in which they are folded ore arranged.
Hospital microbiology testing refers to the area of clinical pathology related to the analysis of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Various techniques such as culture techniques and immunoassays are implemented for rapid detection and identification of harmful microbial pathogens.
Automated microbiology is the advanced microbiology technique that allows microbiologists to perform microbiology testing more quickly and accurately. Automated microbiology technique is an improved method for isolation, early detection, enumeration and characterization of micro organism and their products in clinical, food and environment industries.
Spectrometry is a widely used technique in analytical chemistry to identify the contents in a test sample with the help of interaction between mass and energy. There are three major types of spectrometry techniques, which are divided based on the method of analyzing the test sample: atomic spectrometry, mass spectrometry and molecular spectrometry.
A DNA chip, also referred to as a DNA microarray, is comparable to a computer chip. The key differentiating factor between the two is that a computer chip is imbedded with electronic circuitry, whereas a DNA gene chip is imbedded with DNA molecules.
Biosynthetic capabilities of microorganisms, in a specific set of environmental condition makes them likely candidates for enhancing nutritional value and pest protection properties in agriculture. Agricultural microbials are produced from naturally occurring microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. These microbials are usually applied to seeds or sprayed on crops to protect them from pests and diseases.
Restriction enzymes or restriction endonucleases (RE) are the enzymes that are found in the bacteria and are harvested from them for their use in research and commercial aspects. These enzymes cut the deoxyribonucleotide (DNA) at specific nucleotide sequences and the biological function of these enzymes is to protect cells from foreign DNA .
The human microbiome also known as microbiota is composed of population of microbes such as fungi, bacteria and archaea. These microbes reside on the surface or in the deep layers of skin in oral mucosa, the saliva, gastrointestinal tracts and in the conjunctiva. At present, extensive research is being conducted to discover the importance of these micro-organisms in maintaining immune systems and contributing to digestion of food.
Sintering is primarily the process of using heat or pressure to compact and form a solid mass without melting the solid to the point of liquefaction. The temperature used for the sintering process is always below the melting point of the major component present in the powdered metal.
Nano-particles are defined as small objects, having nanometer size in the range of 1-100 nano-meters. These particles can be divided into different types such as ultrafine particles, coarse particles and fine particles according to their diameters. Nano-particle based analysis instrument are commonly used to detect the diameter of the nano-particles.
The microbial characterization by a restricted spectrum of tests pre-selected and appropriate to various types of research studies is termed as microbial identification. Microbial identification is applied for accurate identification of environmental isolates to actively support the environmental monitoring programs.
Sample preparation is one of the crucial steps in analysis of any particular substance or chemical. Analytical procedure usually comprise of steps such as sampling, sample preservation, sample preparation, separation, detection and data analysis. After sampling and sample preservation, the next vital step is usually the sample preparation which consumes over 80% of the analysis time.
Tissue engineering is a technique that employs the practice of combining scaffolds, biologically active molecules and cells to develop functional tissues as an alternative to natural ones. The prime goal of tissue engineering is to make use of functional construct that can eventually restore, maintain and improve damaged tissue and organs thereby improving the recovery process and chances of survival.
Circulating biomarkers are an integral part of healthcare management due to its use in performing a biopsy, monitoring progression of disease, and effectiveness of a treatment regimen. Dying tumor cells release small pieces of their DNA into the bloodstream and these pieces are called cell-free circulating biomarkers.
Microspheres are the innovative materials with extremely small particle size. They typically have diameters ranging from 1 micrometer to 1 millimeter. The extremely small particle size makes these materials suitable in several applications. They are usually manufactured using synthetic and non-synthetic materials.
Protein expression refers to the technique in which proteins are regulated, modified and synthesized in living organisms. Protein expression is an important part of proteomics allows the expression recombinant proteins in various host systems. Proteins are regulated and synthesized depending upon the functional need in the host cell. Generally, protein expression includes three process, namely, translation, transcription and post-translational modification.
Chromatography is one of the most important separation processes for biomolecules. It is the ability to separate molecules using partitioning characteristics of molecule to remain in a stationary phase versus a mobile phase. Once a molecule is separated from the mixture, it can be isolated and quantified. Chromatographic separation consists of two major components mobile phase and stationary phase.
Molecular biology enzymes, kits and reagents find their usage across a wide range of applications, such as, life science research, diagnostic testing and drug discovery, research and development. Molecular biology products are used for the analysis of cell surface markers that act as diagnostic and/or therapeutic targets.
Microbiology is a field of science dealing with study of microorganisms. One of the major methods for identification and characterization of micro organisms is the microbial culture method. In this method, a suitable growth medium is prepared which is a calculated combination of various growth nutrients. A sample containing micro organisms is then seeded to this growth medium to get an increased cell count.
Polymeric nanoparticles consist of polymers having nanoparticles dispersed in the matrix. This dispersion is done by in-situ polymerization and melt compounding technology which results in enhanced properties of the material. Polymeric nanoparticles possess properties such as high heat resistance, high electrical conductivity and enhanced dimensional stability.
Industrial enzymes are molecules or complex proteins that help in catalysis of biochemical reactions. Industrial enzymes have the characteristics of reducing the energy consumption of a reaction without being consumed in the reaction. On the basis of product type, industrial enzymes market can be segmented as lipase, carbohydrase and protease.
Expression systems are used for the production of large number of biological products such as proteins, enzymes, amino acids, biopolymers from recombinant DNA molecules. The process involves introduction of a foreign DNA into the host cell. The first step involved in various biomolecule production using expression systems is identifying and isolating the DNA to be introduced into the host.
A eukaryote is an organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other cell organelles enclosed within membranes. Nucleus of eukaryotes contains genetic material and the name “eukaryote” has been derived from the Greek name of nucleus (eu). Other membrane bound cell organelles include mitochondria, Golgi apparatus, ribosomes and lysosomes.
Digital PCR (dPCR) is a refinement of conventional PCR method which is primarily used to directly quantify and clonally amplify nucleic acids. The key difference between the dPCR and traditional PCR lies in the method or technique the nucleic acid amount is measured. PCR carries out one reaction per single sample whereas dPCR separates the samples into large number of partitions and then performs the reaction in each of the partitions individually.
Ophthalmic drug delivery technologies or mechanisms represent one of the interesting and challenging endeavors as the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of the eye renders highly impervious properties to the foreign substances. Ocular drug delivery technologies provide several advantages such as possibility of self medication and minimal use of needles; also it enables high penetration of low molecular weight drugs and provides specific targeting within the ocular globe.
Cancer stem cells (CSCs) refer to the cells obtained from tumor that posses potential to reproduce all types of cancer cells found in a cancer sample. Cancer stem cells are planned to grow in tumors as a separate population and thereby cause deterioration and metastasis of existing tumor through generation of new tumor. Thus, with advancement in technology especially in cancer stem cells research area, therapies specific to targeting cancer stem cells are expected to improve quality of life and survival cases of cancer patients with metastatic diseases.
Genetic analysis is the study of genes or gene mutations done by conducting various laboratory experiments on the fundamental code of life i.e. DNA or RNA. These tests are usually performed to test either the possibility of the occurrence of a disease or simply to understand the errors in the metabolic system programming.
Bioremediation is a scientific waste management process that uses various, fungi, microorganisms, green plants and their enzymes to reinstate the environment to its original state after removing pollutants from a contaminated site. Bioremediation of water and soil, which is polluted by oil and other industrial waste; is performed by a variety of microorganisms that survive on hydrocarbons. Degradation of pollutants by bacterial microorganisms breaks down the hazardous substances into less toxic biodegradable substances.
An individual’s genetic makeup is determined by DNA sequences comprising varied combinations of nucleotides namely, adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine. Alterations of the genetic code and consequent undesirable traits or disease conditions can occur due to variation in these DNA sequences. Genotyping helps determine differences in the individual’s genetic makeup wherein the individuals DNA sequence is examined using biological assays and is compared to another individuals DNA sequence or a reference sequence.
Expression proteomics includes the study of the dysregulated proteins as a function of stimulation or patient condition. The patient condition depends on the disease or specific drugs related to any disease. The market for expression proteomics is segmented into four major categories, on the basis of applications, by expression system, by products and by the End users.
Increasing demand for renewable energy source is expected to drive the demand for amylases biofuel enzymes market within the forecast period. Additionally, rising cost of fossil fuels is anticipated to augment the demand for amylases biofuels enzymes market. However, the machinery required to farm the plants for producing biofuels emit high level of carbon emissions.
Carbohydrase is a special type of enzyme that acts as a catalyst for breaking down the carbohydrates into simple sugar. Carbohydrase enzyme is mainly used to convert starch syrup into sugar syrup which is further used as an ingredient in the manufacturing of food and beverages and other applications. Carbohydrase enzymes are indigenously created in the body parts of human beings such as mouth, pancreas and small intestine.
Spectroscopy is one of the most advanced and famous analytical technologies used extensively in large number of fields, from healthcare to manufacturing. Spectroscopy is the measurement of interaction between radiated energies emitted by certain matter. The spectroscopy is considered as a function of wavelength.
Cancer is a fatal disease characterized by uncontrolled cell division. It is primarily caused by environmental factors that mutate the gene encoding for cell regulation. The resultant cell aberration leads to abnormal cell growth that destroys the surrounding normal tissue and thus spreads the disease to vital organs. Cancer diagnosis is performed in a number of ways that include screening tests and medical imaging.
Bioinformatics is a distinctive interdisciplinary field of academics, science and research that utilizes computers to better understand and collect information in bioengineering, biotechnology and biology. The most important activity of bioinformatics is to help in the development of different software tools that assist in the generation of useful biological information.
Immunocytokines are defined as the category of molecules made by linking tumor-reactive monoclonal antibodies with cytokines leading to activation of immune cells. This molecule is majorly used to treat tumors as tumor selective localization is possible due to ability of molecular antibodies element to bind with molecules on tumor cell surface or molecule activating immune cells with appropriate receptors.
Gene expression is a process that results in the synthesis of a functional gene product with the help of the information coded on genes. These products usually are proteins with respect to coding genes but in case of non-coding genes such as tRNA (transfer RNA), or RNA (ribosomal RNA), the functional product is a functional RNA. The process of gene expression is significant in both prokaryotes (bacteria) and eukaryotes (multicellular organisms) in order to ensure the generation of macromoleular machinery for their life.
Neurogenesis is a mechanism through which neurons are generated through neural stem cells or progenitor cells. Neurogenesis is active during pre natal development and is responsible for populating the brain with neurons. This significant process of neuron generation takes place in two parts of the brain namely subventricular zone and hippocampus.
Life science is the field of science that deals with the study of variety of living organisms, such as, plants, animals, human beings and microorganisms. Life sciences is also considered as a multidisciplinary scientific and research field as it comprises of a wide number of fields of study, such as molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, cell biology, biochemistry, biomedicine etc.
Biotech API manufacturing services market includes contract manufacturing services for the production of biotechnology-based active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The biotech APIs include manufacture of active ingredients from animal, microbial, human, or genetically engineered origin by biological techniques. Several dynamics in the biotechnology field are influencing the manufacturing and development strategies of companies in the market.
Biological machines are cellular devices designed to perform various functions such as protein expression, sensing, transport, information processing and actuation in a micro-environment. Also known as cellular systems, biological machines are used as tools for biological repair, implants for drug release, synthesis and sensing and also as organ mimics for drug testing.
White biotechnology is thus the right choice for a sustainable future. The use of biotechnology is increasing in a number of industries and an increasing number of high-value products, such as specialty chemicals and consumer chemicals, materials, and base chemicals are produced using biotechnology in a number of production processes.
Cell analysis is defined as the study of cells isolated from tissues in multi-cellular organisms and uni-cellular organisms. Cell analysis is a natural step in the reductionist approach to study genetical as well as phonotypical characteristics of the organism. The average response of the cells in cell culture or tissue is considered as response of the entire cell in the sample.
Vital signs monitoring devices perform monitoring of vital parameters such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate and body temperature. In addition, this may involve monitoring of various other additional signs such as pain, urinary continence, gait speed, shortness of breath, end-tidal carbon-dioxide.
Specialty enzymes are used to increase protein content in plants and animals. Specialty enzymes are natural proteins produced by living organisms and are majorly used in production of pharmaceuticals products, biocatalysts and research & development and diagnostics solutions. Every activity of the body such as conversion of food to energy, disposal of waste materials, replacement of old tissue, building new tissues, and reproduction requires enzymes.
Single use technologies involve single-use or disposable products. Such products are usually made of plastics or its derivatives such as polyamides, polycarbonates, polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride and various others. These products are becoming popular in the biopharmaceutical applications as they reduce the overall chances of contaminations and drastically reduce manufacturing and maintenance cost.
Over the past two decades, single-use bioreactors or disposable bioreactors have been in use in pharmaceutical industry that consists of a disposable bag instead of typical culture vessel made up of stainless steel or glass. On the other hand the disposable bag is usually made of three layers of plastic to offer mechanical stability and act as a gas barrier.
Separation of proteins and biomolecules such as DNA, RNA is an integral process during production of commercial biotechnology products. This requires use of variety of separating systems such as liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, microarray, membrane filtration, electrophoresis, magnetic separation and flow cytometry.
A mice model is a living mouse/mice that is usually used in any research and experiment of human related disease and its treatment regimen. Mice are the most commonly used animal in research and development activities, especially in the field of biology and psychology. This increased adoption of mice is observed in biological experiments as this organism share a high degree of homology with humans.
Red biotechnology is the application of biotechnology in biopharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals production. It provides patients with innovative and modern modes of diagnostics and treatments. This biotechnological application involves research and study on cells and tissues, genetic testing, stem cells, gene therapy, orphan drugs, proteomics and pharmacogenetics.
Rapid microbiology tests expedite the determination of a microorganism causing a symptomatic infection and hence help in selection of a method for its elimination. Rapid diagnosis of an infection with accuracy enables patient for early commencement of therapy and implementation of appropriate infection control measures. Such tests also reduce redundancy of un-required diagnostic testing and treatment.
Constant innovation and developments in the field of biotechnology instrumentation post human genome project is what driving the market and makes it lucrative for existing and new market players.
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Biotechnology involves the use of living cells or organisms, biological processes or systems to develop products useful to humankind. Biotechnology has been in use for a long time to make products which are used in agriculture, food and medicine. Earlier it was concerned with agriculture and food production such as beverages, cheese and bread. Today, most of the efforts are focused on medicinal applications of biotechnology and living organisms are being used to produce antibodies, interleukins and vaccines. Continuing efforts in biotechnology have resulted in many interdisciplinary technologies such as proteomics, genomics, gene therapy, recombinant DNA technologies, polymerase chain reaction, stem cell, drug delivery and bioinformatics.
The global biotechnology market can be divided into three major segments such as biopharmaceuticals, bioagriculture and bioservices. Biopharmaceuticals comprise largest segment accounting for over 60% of the global biotechnology market, followed by bioagriculture and bioservices markets. Asian countries such as India, China, Thailand and Malaysia are the emerging markets for bioservices because of low costs associated with human resources, raw materials. These countries are being preferred by developed markets to outsource clinical trials, research and development and for contract manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals at a cheaper rate. Abbott Laboratories, Biogen Idec Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Novo Nordisk, Amgen, Inc., Sanofi, Novartis AG, GlaxoSmithKline and Baxter International are among the best positioned companies in this sector.
This section on Biotechnology covers market research reports spanning various sub-domains of the world biotechnology market.