Biotechnology Market Research Reports
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
This report covers the market analysis for various reagents used in the life science industry. Continuous innovation in biotechnology is driving the life science reagents market towards remarkable growth. The stakeholders for this study include manufacturers and providers of life science reagents.
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. Synthetic biology plays an important role in the field of life sciences by developing cheap synthesis procedures.
Published Date: 2014-03-21
Prenatal testing and diagnosis have enabled the detection of certain genetic abnormalities in as early as 8 to 10 weeks of gestation and also helps to determine the sex of the fetus. Prenatal and newborn genetic testing is referred to as the utilization of screening/diagnostic procedures for a fetus or a new born baby to detect chromosomal abnormalities such as Down syndrome, Patau syndrome and Edward syndrome.
Published Date: 2014-02-06
This report studies the global organ preservation solutions market based on the various solutions available in the market in which organs are preserved, type of preservation techniques used and the major geographic markets.
Published Date: 2014-01-06
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is used for screening pregnant women at high risk of developing fetal chromosomal aneuploidies such as Down syndrome (trisomy 21), Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18), Patau syndrome (trisomy 13), and Turner syndrome (monosomy X), and also for fetal sex determination.
Published Date: 2013-12-19
Orthobiology is a branch of science that develops bone and tissue replacement materials for skeletal and tissue healing. Orthobiologics has been gaining popularity since it provides accelerated healing, faster recovery and reduction in number of hospital visits. A rise in the incidence of arthritis and geriatric population has triggered the growth of this market.
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
This report studies the global market for companion diagnostics from two perspectives – companion diagnostics by indication and by geography. The market for companion diagnostics by indication includes sub-segments such as breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, melanoma and others (HIV, Thalassemia).
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
Molecular cytogenetics field is witnessing a significant growth owing to the growing demand of FISH and aCGH techniques. The advent of FISH has managed to overcome the loopholes of conventional cytogenetics techniques; FISH enables the detection of both structural and numerical chromosomal rearrangements.
Published Date: 2013-08-19
Forensic technologies can be defined as technologies used for the identification, analysis and evaluation of physical evidence gathered from the crime scene. The collected and analyzed forensic evidence is in turn used in criminal law to prove the guilt or innocence of the defendant.
Published Date: 2013-06-26
The research report on the epigenetics drugs and diagnostic technologies market provides detailed analysis of the global market and helps in understanding the driving forces for the growth of these technologies. The report also provides analysis of the drugs market by the mechanism of its action namely, DNMT inhibitors and HDAC inhibitors. The report also discusses the diagnostic technologies market by types which include DNA methylation and ChIP (Chromatin Immunoprecipitation) technology.
Published Date: 2013-06-25
Stem cells are biological cells capable of dividing and self renewing in order to produce more stem cells. The regulatory acceptance of this technology is one of the major forces driving the market, whereas the high cost of therapy might hamper the growth of the stem cells market. Among all the geographies United States holds approximately 60% of the stem cell market followed by Europe and Asia Pacific.
Published Date: 2013-05-06
The cell culture market is experiencing impressive growth globally because of the tremendous increase in demand for biopharmaceutical products. Since its introduction as an integral part of the life science industry, the cell culture market has experienced huge growth in terms of scope as well as adoption by end users. The rapid double-digit growth in biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries is slated to be the major driving force for the growth of the cell culture market in the future.
Published Date: 2013-04-22
The biotechnology market is expected to show substantial growth over the forecast period owing to regulatory support offered to various companies operating in the biotechnology field. In addition, the increased demand for food in developing countries has spurred the growth of the bioagriculture market. Bioseeds are expected to show exponential growth as compared to conventional seeds over the forecast period.
Published Date: 2013-03-13
Peptide therapeutics is evolving as a promising field over the past few years as a result of continuous research and developments in the field for developing new and effective drugs. New delivery techniques and manufacturing technologies coupled with intensified research and development programs is resulting in the approval of new peptide based drugs.Peptide therapeutics is the best option in recombinant medicines due to their low toxicity, high specificity, and much lower molecular weight which makes it easier to prepare dosage plans for patients. Improvements in manufacturing process and delivery systems are triggering the growth of this industry.
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.
Published Date: 2012-10-29
Increasing incidences of genetic diseases and rising rate of infertility are giving rise to diagnostic procedures like preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis market is at its early stage and hence opening up new opportunities for expansion of this industry with continuous developments and emergence of new players. This virtually untapped market harbors numerous targets for strategic achievement and provides new applications for advanced genomic technologies. Increasing number of services in preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) industry will attract more number of patients, thus boosting the industry growth. Market characteristics of PGD industry are dictated by dynamics of infertility markets. The greater market saturation achieved by expanding PGD services will promote the overall growth of this market in the future.
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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 often known as industrial biotechnology is used for applications in processing and production of materials, energy and chemicals. White biotechnology uses microbes and enzymes to produce products in the field of chemistry, paper & pulp, energy, textiles, pharmaceutical, bio-plastics, bio-polymer and personal care industries.
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.
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.