Epigenetics is the structural changes in chromosomal regions, which signal or perpetuate alteration in gene expression by turning it on or off. Epigenetic alteration includes DNA methylation, histone modification, chromatin remodeling, genomic imprinting, X chromosome inactivation, and non-coding RNA regulation affecting gene transcription. Epigenetics is applied for the studies of oncology, developmental biology, drug development, and non-oncological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and respiratory disease. Epigenetics has applications in in forensic science for paternity testing, distinguishing between identical twins, identification of tissue origin, and for estimation of postmortem interval. Increasing application of epigenetics is expected to propel growth of the epigenetics market.
Epigenetics Market Drivers
Increasing research to study the epigenetics of the genome (study called epigenomics) is expected to boost growth of the epigenetics market over the forecast period. Genome-wide epigenetic studies play an important role in the diagnostics of human diseases. Moreover, implementation of epigenetics for oncology research is estimated to propel the growth of epigenetics market. For instance, Constellation Pharmaceuticals, in April 2018, invested US$ 100 million for development of cancer epigenetics platform and ongoing ProSTAR and ORIOn-E trials, which are designed to demonstrate the potential for CPI-1205 and CPI-0610, used for cancer therapy. Moreover, increasing whole genome sequencing projects such as Human Genome Project is resulting into increasing adoption of epigenetic-based products, which in turn is driving growth of the epigenetics market size.
Increasing government initiatives to enhance epigenetic research is fueling growth of the epigenetics market. For instance, in 2017, National Institutes of Health (NIH) planned to award 10 grants for supporting social epigenomics research in health disparities. The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), a part of the National Institutes of Health, committed US$ 26.2 million for nine awards over the term of five year. Moreover, in 2011, epigenetic related research was awarded US$ 11 million grant by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. In same year, European Commission launched US$ 52.1 million project named BLUEPRINT, which aims to generate 100 reference epigenomes of healthy and leukaemic cells.
Furthermore, organic and inorganic growth strategies such as merger, collaboration, acquisition and product launches by market players of epigenetics market are expected to fuel growth of the epigenetics market. For instance, in 2012, Epizyme partnered with Summit, a subsidiary of Celgene to develop personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers by inhibiting histone methyl transferases (HMTs), an important epigenetic target class. Under this agreement, Celgene will receive an exclusive license outside the U.S. to some of Epizyme’s programs for the period of three years and has the right to extend this option period for one year with additional funding. Moreover, In January 2016, Merck collaborated with the Cancer Research Technology in U.K., to develop inhibitors of protein arginine methyltransferase 5 (PRMT5).
Increasing incidence of cancer is also expected to upsurge epigenetics market in the near future. For instance, the global cancer prevalence was predicted to be 32.5 million in 2012, by Cancer Research UK, which is expected to increase by 68% by 2030. Furthermore, according to National Cancer Institute (NCI), people undiagnosed cancer patients reached nearly 14.5 million in 2014, and the number is expected to reach 19 million by 2024. Moreover, increasing prevalence of chronic disease is expected to boost growth of the epigenetics market. For instance, according to Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2012, about half of the adult in U.S, which is 117 million, suffers from one or more chronic health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and arthritis
Epigenetics Market Restraint
High maintenance and cost of the instruments such as next generation sequencing or qPCR, implemented for epigenetic study are expected to be the key factors hindering growth of the epigenetics market.
Epigenetics Market - Regional Analysis
On the basis of geography, global epigenetics market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa. North America epigenetics market is expected to hold dominant position in the global market, owing to increasing funding for research and development activities by government. Furthermore, Asia Pacific epigenetics market is expected to be fastest growing region owing to high incidence of cancer. For instance, according to article in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology in 2012, more than 70% of total cancer mortality is reported in Asia Pacific region and it is projected to rise continuously to 16 million by 2025.
Epigenetics Market – Competitor
Epigenetics market is highly fragmented. Major players operating in market include Illumina Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Merck Millipore Limited, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Qiagen Inc., Zymo Research Corporation, Diagenode s. a., Enzo Life Sciences, Inc. and New England Biolabs Inc.
Epigenetics Market Taxonomy
By End Users
Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:
In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.
Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:
Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:
Preliminary Data Mining
The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.
Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.
Coherent Statistical model
We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:
Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.
This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:
The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:
Finding it difficult to find the research that would cater to your business demands? Give us a chance to help you. One of our Research Consultants will connect to provide a customized solution.[email protected]
Talk to our research consultant to design an exclusive report as per your research needs.
We aim to fulfil client's research demands with tailored research solutions.
We aim to provide research studies in quickest turnaround time and in a much cost effective manner.
We cover each industry from supply and demand side with an aim to provide a most holistic research study.
We strive to provide most accurate and reliable research findings in our research reports.