Cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) are short peptides capable of efficiently permeating the cell membrane without relying on endocytosis or other active transport mechanisms. CPPs have attracted significant attention over the past decade due to their ability to traverse cellular membranes and deliver cargo molecules including proteins, siRNA, DNA and other biomolecules to intracellular targets. CPPs offer an efficient method for the delivery of biopharmaceuticals for the treatment and diagnosis of various diseases and hold promise in the biomedical field. Common cargo molecules delivered using CPPs include small molecule therapeutics, nucleic acids, toxins and imaging agents. The ability of CPPs to transport therapeutic cargo across the cell membrane barrier without eliciting cytotoxic effects makes them appealing for various medical applications including regenerative medicine, gene therapy and cancer treatment.
The global Cell Penetrating Peptide Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 3.42 Billion in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 16.% over the forecast period 2024 to 2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
One of the major trends in the cell penetrating peptide market is the increasing research towards development of new CPPs and their conjugates with therapeutic cargo for various disease applications. Continuous efforts are underway to design and engineer novel CPPs with optimised cell permeability and specificity. There is also significant focus on cargo conjugation techniques to enhance intracellular delivery of therapeutics without affecting the cell viability. Growing collaborations between CPP suppliers and end-use industries such as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies will also contribute towards market growth over the forecast period.
Threat of new entrants: Low due to high R&D and manufacturing costs required to penetrate this specialized market.
Bargaining power of buyers: Moderate as bigger pharmaceutical companies can negotiate better prices but cell penetrating peptides have limited substitutes currently.
Bargaining power of suppliers: Low since there are many suppliers for raw materials and manufacturing services in this market.
Threat of new substitutes: Low at present as cell penetrating peptides have unique capabilities of cell penetration not found in other molecules.
Competitive rivalry: High among major players to gain highest market share through continuous innovations.
The Global Cell Penetrating Peptide Market Demand is expected to witness high growth. The market size for 2024 is estimated to be US $3.42 Bn registering a CAGR of 16% during the forecast period of 2024 to 2031.
Regional analysis – North America dominated the market in 2019 aided by developed biopharmaceutical industry and increasing research activities in the region. Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest pace during the forecast period due to rising biotechnology industry in China, India and other APAC countries.
Key players – Key players operating in the Cell Penetrating Peptide market are AnaSpec, Peptomyc, BioAlps, Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., REVANCE THERAPEUTICS, PolyPeptide Group, Bachem, Pepscan Creative Peptides, Cupidpeptides and AltaBioscience Ltd. Sarepta Therapeutics is a leading player focusing on developing cell penetrating peptides for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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