Electrophoresis is the most frequently utilized separation and analysis technologyin pharmaceutical, life science and biotechnology laboratories. It has been a method of choice to physically separate macromolecules such as RNA, nucleic acid fragments and proteins according to their molecular size and electric charge. Molecular profiling applications are expanding recently and are also providing continuous demand for electrophoresis technique. Protein separation and nucleic acid are two major applications of electrophoresis.
Electrophoresis equipment market can be broadly segmented as gel electrophoresis equipment and capillary electrophoresis equipment. Genomics application has assisted the growth of gel electrophoresis. In 2012, 53% of the total electrophoresis market was acquired by gel electrophoresis. A paradigm shift from genomics to proteomicshas beenobserved in the marketconsequentlyaiding thegrowth of two-dimensional gel electrophoresis equipment.
The applications market for electrophoresis can be segmented as protein diagnostics, hemoglobin analysis and microbial detection. In 2012, hemoglobin analysis captured themajor market share of electrophoresis equipment by applications. Hemoglobin electrophoresis was observed to be the one of the most accurate, precise and frequently used DNA analysis techniques in the market.Capillary electrophoresis equipment has major application in hemoglobin analysis and is considered as one of the most advanced equipment fornucleic acid separation in the market.
North America leads the global electrophoresis equipment and supplies market and captures around 40% of the market share. Europe was observed to be the second leading market followed by Asia-Pacific and Rest of World (RoW). Asia-Pacific and RoWhave been estimated to be the most attractive markets by 2019.
Global electrophoresis equipment and supplies market is dominated by Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., GE Healthcare Ltd. and Hoefer Inc. The other market players includeAgilent Technologies, Life Technologies Corp. among others.
Electrophoresis is an analytical technique used to separate macromolecules such as nucleic acid fragments, proteins and RNA according to their molecular size and electric charge. Electrophoresis can be segmented as gel electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis and both these techniques are observed to be the first choice of researchers for efficient analytical separation of macromolecules. Gel electrophoresis is a technique that separates macromolecules using gel-like matrix and has contributed to the growth by offering a wide range of geometrics to researchers. The capillary electrophoresis a separation technique based on the differential transportation velocities of charged species in an electric field through a conductive medium.
The electrophoresis equipment and supplies market report studies the current scenario as well as the future market potential for electrophoresis equipment and supplies globally. The electrophoresis equipment and supplies market has been segmented on the basis of technologies and applications. On the basis of technologies, the market is segmented as gel electrophoresis, capillary electrophoresis and electrophoresis accessories. The gel electrophoresis equipment has been further sub segmented as polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis equipment and two-dimensional gel electrophoresis. Electrophoresis accessories cover the market for reagents, electrophoresis densitometers and DC supply. The various applications covered for electrophoresis equipment and supplies market are diagnostics (protein), hemoglobin analysis and microbial detection. The market for electrophoresis equipment and supplies has been analyzed on the basis of the product preferences, usage pattern, applications, equipment cost and distribution of electrophoresis supplies. The market size and forecasts in terms of revenue (USD million) for each of these segments have been provided for the period 2013 to 2019, considering 2012 as the base year. The electrophoresis equipment and supplies report also provides the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for each segment of the market for the forecast period 2013 to 2019.
Geographically, the electrophoresis equipment and supplies market has been segmented into four regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The market size and forecasts in terms of revenue (USD million) for each of these segments have been provided for the period 2013 to 2019, considering 2012 as the base year. The electrophoresis equipment and supplies market report also provides the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for each segment of the market for the forecast period 2013 to 2019. The study also includes qualitative analysis of the competitive scenario in these regions. The market overview section of the electrophoresis equipment and supplies market report offers a qualitative analysis of the overall market considering the factors determining market dynamics such as drivers, restraints and opportunities. To understand the current and future market scenario of the electrophoresis equipment and supplies market Porter’s five force analysis and market attractiveness analysis covers the various aspects related to market environment.
The electrophoresis equipment and supplies market report also provides a highlight of the competitive landscape of the market, wherein the market share analysis of the important players in the market, along with the services offered by them has been discussed. A list of recommendations has also been included for new entrants as well as existing market players to help them establish a strong presence in the electrophoresis equipment and supplies market and accentuate market shares. The electrophoresis equipment and supplies market report concludes with the profiles of major players having presence in the market such as BioRad Laboratories, Inc., GE Healthcare Ltd., Hoefer, Inc., Agilent Technologies, Life Technologies Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Danaher Corporation. Market players are profiled on the basis of attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies adopted by the companies to ensure sustainability and maximize profits, product portfolio and recent developments.
The global electrophoresis equipment and supplies market is segmented as follows:
Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Market, by Technology
- Slab Gel Electrophoresis
- Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis
- Two-dimensional Gel Electrophoresis
- Capillary Electrophoresis
- Electrophoresis Densitometers
- DC Power Supply
Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Market, by Applications
- Diagnostics (Proteins)
- Microbial Detection
Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Market, by Geography
- North America
- Rest of the World (RoW)