Western Blotting Market by Product Type (Instruments (Wet Transfer Systems, Dry Transfer Systems, Semi – Dry Transfer Systems, Imaging Systems and Others) and Reagents and Kits), by End User (Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies, Diagnostic Centers, Research Institutes, and Others), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2018 – 2026

  • Published On : Jun 2019 |
  • Pages : 178 Pages |
  • Format : CMI Insight PPT Format CMI Insight PDF Format

Western Blotting Market – Insights

Blotting technique is used as an analyzing tool in cell and molecular biology. Western blotting technique, also called as immunoblotting technique, is a subtype of blotting technique. Western blotting is generally used to separate and identify proteins. It involves two procedures: Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) and Protein Blotting Testing. In SDS – PAGE, the samples are run through gel electrophoresis and are separated on the basis of molecular weight. The protein sample (primary antibody) is then transferred on to a nitrocellulose membrane, where it binds to the specific antigen or enzyme that is labelled. Detection is done through either colorimeter, radioactive method or fluorescent method.

Increasing applications of western blotting technique is expected to boost the global western blotting market growth over the forecast period

Western blotting technique has several applications in research and development activities and diagnosis of diseases. The technique enables detection, prevention, and cure of diseases and is also used for gene expression studies. For instance, in February 2019, researchers from Fudan University, Shanghai, China conducted a research on HMGB3 (protein coding gene) to inhibit cancer cells in breast. The purpose of the study was to assess the effect of HMGB3 on tumor growth and mammosphere formation in breast cancer. Western blotting technique was used to evaluate the expression of the protein, encoding HMGB3 for inhibition of the tumor growth in breast cancer. Similarly, researchers from Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoracic Tumor Research Institute, Beijing, China conducted a study on TPM4, which is considered as a biomarker for ovarian, colon, and breast cancer. The western blotting technique was used for detection of protein levels in cancer cells.

Moreover, western blotting technique is also used for diagnostic purposes. It is used in HIV testing for detection of anti-HIV antibodies from the serum sample. It is also used for diagnosing epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, tularemia, some of the lyme diseases, and paraneoplastic pemphigus diseases.

The global western blotting market was valued at US$ 619.5 million in 2017, and is expected to witness a robust CAGR of 5.1% over the forecast period (2018–2026).

Figure 1. Global Western Blotting Market Share (%), by Region, 2018 and 2026

    

   Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2018)

Increasing prevalence of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is expected to boost global western blotting market growth over the forecast period

High prevalence of HIV/AIDS is expected to increase demand for western blot technique for the diagnosis and treatment of these chronic conditions. According to World Health Organization (WHO), in 2017, around 35 million people were suffering from HIV/AIDS worldwide, of which around 1.8 million were newly infected with HIV. The western blot test is used as a confirmatory test. It separates the blood protein and identifies the number of HIV antibodies. Therefore, this factor is expected to boost global western blotting market growth over the forecast period.

Figure 2. Global Western Blotting Market Share (%), Product Type, 2018 and 2026

        

However, western blot technique is a semi-quantitative process and can give only an approximate measurement. Moreover, presence of alternative techniques such as ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay), which is much faster and simpler process compared to western blotting technique, is expected to hamper the global western blotting market growth.

Some major players operating in the global western blotting market include, Thermo Fischer Scientific, Aviva Systems Biology Corporation, CANDOR Bioscience GmbH, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Precision Biosystems, Cygnus Technologies, Merck KGaA, Cell Signaling Technology Inc., Advansta Inc., and GE Healthcare Life Sciences.

Western blotting is a technique used for detection of protein. It is also called as immunoblotting technique wherein specific antibodies are used to detect antigens. It works on the principle of molecular weight of the proteins and specificity. Gel electrophoresis is used for the denaturation of proteins and to obtain the primary antibody. Blotting and testing is performed later where the primary antibody binds to its specific antigen. It gives a qualitative and semi – quantitative type of analysis, i.e., it can evaluate size and amount of protein. Western blotting technique has several applications in diagnostics and confirmatory tests and is also used for qualitative analysis of proteins and cells and in blood doping tests.

Market Dynamics

Increasing research and development activities, development products related to western blotting, and high prevalence of diseases such as HIV/AIDS, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, tularemia, some of the lyme diseases, and paraneoplastic pemphigus diseases For instance, in October 2018, IGeneX Inc. developed Bartonella MultiSpecies Western Blots method for the detection of infection due to Bartonella. This method can identify and differentiate between B. henselae, B. vinsonii, B. Quintana, and B. elizabethae species of Bartonella in human serum or plasma. Furthermore, in March 2016, GE Healthcare started a new research and development lab in Turkey. It is equipped with advanced products of GE Healthcare such as Cytell cell imaging systems, Wave bioreactors, and Amersham western blotting system. Therefore, these factors are expected to augment the global western blotting market growth.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global western blotting market and provides market size (US$ Million) and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2018–2026), considering 2017 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights into market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global western blotting market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments, and strategies
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include, Thermo Fischer Scientific, Aviva Systems Biological Corporation, CANDOR Bioscience GmbH, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Precision Biosystems, Cygnus Technologies, Merck KGaA, Cell Signaling Technology Inc., Advansta Inc., and GE Healthcare Solutions
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of the companies to make informed decisions regarding their future product launches, technology up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global western blotting market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, product manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the global western blotting market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Western Blotting Market, By Product Type:
    • Instruments
      • Wet Transfer Systems
      • Dry Transfer Systems
      • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
      • Imaging Systems
      • Others
    • Reagents and Kits
  • Global Western Blotting Market, By End User:
    • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
    • Diagnostic Centers
    • Research Institutes
    • Others
  • Global Western Blotting Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • Product Type:
        • Instruments
          • Wet Transfer Systems
          • Dry Transfer Systems
          • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
          • Imaging Systems
          • Others
        • Reagents and Kits
      • By End User:
        • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
        • Diagnostic Centers
        • Research Institutes
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • By Product Type:
        • Instruments
          • Wet Transfer Systems
          • Dry Transfer Systems
          • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
          • Imaging Systems
          • Others
        • Reagents and Kits
      • By End User:
        • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
        • Diagnostic Centers
        • Research Institutes
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • France
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Product Type:
        • Instruments
          • Wet Transfer Systems
          • Dry Transfer Systems
          • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
          • Imaging Systems
          • Others
        • Reagents and Kits
      • By End User:
        • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
        • Diagnostic Centers
        • Research Institutes
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Product Type:
        • Instruments
          • Wet Transfer Systems
          • Dry Transfer Systems
          • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
          • Imaging Systems
          • Others
        • Reagents and Kits
      • By End User:
        • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
        • Diagnostic Centers
        • Research Institutes
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East
      • Product Type:
        • Instruments
          • Wet Transfer Systems
          • Dry Transfer Systems
          • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
          • Imaging Systems
          • Others
        • Reagents and Kits
      • By End User:
        • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
        • Diagnostic Centers
        • Research Institutes
        • Others
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • Product Type:
        • Instruments
          • Wet Transfer Systems
          • Dry Transfer Systems
          • Semi – dry Transfer Systems
          • Imaging Systems
          • Others
        • Reagents and Kits
      • By End User:
        • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
        • Diagnostic Centers
        • Research Institutes
        • Others         
      • By Country/Region:
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
        • North Africa
  • Company Profiles
      • Thermo Fischer Scientific *
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments
      • Aviva Systems Biology Corporation
      • CANDOR Bioscience GmbH
      • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
      • Boster Biological Technology
      • Cygnus Technologies
      • Cell Signaling Technology Inc.
      • Merck KGaA
      • Advansta Inc.
      • GE Healthcare Solutions

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objective and assumption
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Product Type
      • Market Snippet, By End User
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Impact Analysis
    • Key Highlights
    • Research and Development Collaboration, Mergers, and Acquisitions
    • PEST Analysis
    • Porters Five Forces Analysis
    • Product Launches
    • Western Blotting Development and Testing Technologies
    • Epidemiology
  4. Global Western Blotting Market, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2018–2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Instruments
      • Wet Transfer Systems
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Dry Transfer Systems
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Semi-dry Transfer Systems
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Imaging Systems
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
      • Others
        • Introduction
        • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Reagents and Kits
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
  5. Global Western Blotting Market, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2018–2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Companies
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2018–2026
      • Segment Trends
    • Diagnostic Centers
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Contract Research Organizations
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Research Institutions
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2026, (US$ Mn)
  6. Global Western Blotting Market, By Region, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2018–2026
    • North America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • France
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Rest of APAC
    • Latin America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Africa
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country/Region, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
        • North Africa
    • Middle East
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016–2026 (US$ Mn)
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
  7. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      • Thermo Fischer Scientific
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Aviva Systems Biology Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • CANDOR Bioscience GmbH
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Precision Biosystems
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Cygnus Technologies
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Cell Signaling Technology Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Merck KGaA
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • Advansta Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
      • GE Healthcare Solutions
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Key Developments
        • Financial Performance
        • Strategies
  8. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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