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The stock market's biotechnology sector includes companies whose primary activity is research and development of new treatments for medical conditions and diseases, explains Investopedia. The sector has over 1,000 compan... More »

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The world`s top five biotechnology companies in 2013 were Novo Nordisk, Amgen, Gilead Sciences, Celgene and Biogen Idec, as ranked by Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. In 2012, Fast Company named Life Technologie... More »

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Some of the top biotech companies are Gilead Sciences, Amgen, Celgene Corporation, Biogen Idec, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Illumina, BioMarin Pharmaceutical and Agilent Te... More »

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