Furthermore, neural stem and progenitor cells offer the potential to safely carry out pharmacology assessment for drugs designed to impact brain function or physiology. As tests on human cells become increasingly feasible, the potential grows for companies to develop disease-specific cell assays by producing recombinant stem cell lines expressing a therapeutic target. As novel drug delivery agents, neural stem cells also show promise in killing gliomas and other cancers. Finally, viable therapies for treating disease through neural stem cell transplantation are also on the horizon for forward-thinking researchers.
To facilitate research resulting from these advances, a large and diverse market has emerged for neural stem cell products, platforms, and technologies. In total, the neural stem cell product marketplace is comprised of the global sales of these items. One thriving component of this marketplace is the segment of companies that sell NSC research products to scientists.
Termed "research supply companies" or "research product vendors," large companies selling neural stem cell research products include EMD Millipore, Life Technologies, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and STEMCELL Technologies, as well as more than 40 other suppliers that range in size from multinational corporations to small specialty companies. Together, these research supply companies represent a substantial annual percentage of NSC product sales. Each of these industry participants are identified within the context of this report. As of 2013, EMD Millipore, known as Merck Millipore outside of the United States and Canada, is the leader in neural stem cell product development for the scientific community. A Canadian company, STEMCELL Technologies, is a close second in the area of NSC pr
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