Biotechnology Market Research Reports
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: 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
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
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
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
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells which are capable of differentiating into any type of cell that make-up the human body and thus, are capable of producing non-regenerative cells such as neural and myocardial cells. The stem cells market is being driven by rising proportion of patients with neurological and other chronic conditions, and economic growth of Asian regions in the next five years.
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: 2013-03-13
Peptide therapeutics is currently offering a new commercial potential to pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry. To exploit this emerging market, large number of pharmaceutical and biotechnological firms is actively investing in the development of new peptides for various applications and is also opting for new technologies for syntheses of these peptides.
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.
Upcoming Market Research Reports in Biotechnology
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 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.
Global cGMP Manufactured Cytokines Market, by Applications, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million)- Custom
Molecular Cytogenetics Market – (Technologies: FISH and aCGH; Applications: Genetic Disorders, Cancer and Personalized Medicine) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 custom
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.