Gene Amplification Technologies: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 10, 2011
Presently, Gene Amplification Technologies represents one of the rapidly growing markets in the life science field. Gene amplification refers to increase in amount of a specific DNA from a very small volume. Gene amplification results in increased levels of the products determined by the amplified gene. Amplification is a mechanism by which cells are amplified or synthesized from the single copy gene. Gene Amplification Technology principally addresses applications such as biology research, genetic testing, medical diagnostics, research and development, agricultural/food, drug discovery, and identification such as DNA finger printing.
Gene amplification technology plays a vital role in the diagnostics field. With the growing improvements in the diagnostic market, DNA diagnostic technologies are set to achieve superior efficiencies and improved activity in numerous application areas, including health care, biomedical research, toxicology, bioremediation, forensics and personnel identification, environmental monitoring, quality control in the food industry, animal husbandry and agriculture. Burgeoning demand for molecular diagnostics in clinical settings is expected to drive miniaturization of DNA-amplification technologies. Popularly known as DNA-amplification-on-a-chip, the technology encompasses a microfluidic device with sensors, heating aids, and a reaction container. Being portable, the device can be used in a doctor’s clinic or at a patient bedside. The technology is still in development and many companies are actively conducting research to develop a final solution/process for commercial use.
The US represents the largest as well as the fastest growing market for gene amplification technologies worldwide, as stated by the new market research report on Gene Amplification Technologies. Presently, there are approximately 68,925 bioresearchers using real-time PCR instrument, and reagents including master mixes, individual reagents, and kits in North America. The popular Real-Time PCR Tube/Plate formats include 96 Well, 384 Well, Individual Tubes, Tube Strips, 48 Well, 384 Array, and 1536 Well. Fueled by the introduction of novel PCR instruments for detection of most critical diseases, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) continues to dominate the gene therapy market. PCR allows amplification of genetic material in large quantities, and also enables diagnosis of widespread diseases such as HIV. World PCR market is projected to grow at a compounded annual rate of 4.5% during the analysis period. Growth in the PCR market is however threatened in the wake of increasing application and development of alternative technologies such as Strand Displacement Amplification, and Ligase Chain Reaction. Alternative technologies to PCR are forecast to display stronger growth in the US, Europe, and Japan.
Major players profiled in the report include Abbott Laboratories, Becton, Dickinson and Company, bioMérieux, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Cepheid, Life Technologies Corporation, QIAGEN N.V., Roche Diagnostics, Rubicon Genomics, and Takara Bio, Inc.
The research report titled "Gene Amplification Technologies: A Global Strategic Business Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of the gene amplification technologies market, current market trends, key growth drivers, new product innovations/launches, recent industry activity, and profiles of major/niche global market participants. The report provides annual sales estimates and projections for the global gene amplification technologies market for the years 2007 through 2015.
For more details about this comprehensive market research report, please visit – http://www.strategyr.com/Gene_Amplification_Technologies_Market_Report.asp
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