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Amino Acids Market report analyzes the market by Type and Application at global level and for each of the geographic regions - North America, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of ...

Amino Acids Market report analyzes the market by Type and Application at global level and for each of the geographic regions - North America, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. The Amino Acids market is segmented by Type into Glutamate, Lysine, Methionine, Branched Chain Amino Acids and Phenylalanine; and by Application into Feed Additives, Food Ingredients, and Nutraceuticals/Pharmaceutical. Business profiles of 11 major companies and 79 competitor companies are discussed in the report. The report serves as a guide to Amino Acid industry covering more than 650 companies that are engaged in Amino Acid R&D, processing, production, and distribution. Information related to recent product releases, product developments, partnerships, collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, ethical issues, regulatory affairs, and other areas of concern is also covered in the report. Estimations and predictions are graphically illustrated by 358 exclusive exhibits for all geographic regions.

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  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 1 AMINO ACIDS MARKET SIZE Scope of the Study Amino Acids report covers the types of Amino Acids and the various Applications of Amino Acids in the market. The types of Amino Acids covered include Glutamate, Methionine, Lysine, Branched Chain Amino Acids, Phenylalanine and Other (such as Tryptophan, Threonine etc). The Applications of Amino Acids include Feed Additives, Food Ingredients, Nutraceutical/Pharmaceutical and Other (such as Anti-aging Therapy, Cosmetology and Research and Development). The report provides an in depth analysis of each of the types and applications by their respective categories. The study includes estimates and projections for the total global Amino Acids market and also key regional markets that include North America, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific (excluding China), Latin America and Rest of World. Estimates and projections are illustrated graphically. Business profiles of 11 global major companies and 73 competitor companies are discussed in the report. The report serves as a guide to global Amino Acids industry, covering more than 500 companies that are engaged in the development and supply of Amino Acids. Information related to recent product releases, product developments, partnerships, collaborations, and mergers and acquisitions is also covered in the report. Amino Acids report is an ideal research tool providing strategic business intelligence to the corporate sector. This report may help strategists, investors, laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, biotechnology companies and drug approval authorities in –  Gauging Competitive Intelligence  Identifying Key Growth Areas and Opportunities  Understanding Geographic Relevance to Product  Knowing Regional Market Sizes and Growth Opportunities and Restraints  Keeping Tab on Emerging Technologies  Equity Analysis  Tapping New Markets Analytics and data presented in this report pertain to several parameters such as –  Global and Regional Market Sizes, Market Shares, Market Trends  Product (Global and Regional) Market Sizes, Market Shares, Market Trends  Technology Trends  Corporate Intelligence  Key Companies By Sales, Brands, Products  Consumer Behavioral Patterns
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 2  Other Strategic Business Affecting Data Research Methodology RI Technologies publishes business intelligence reports by going through a cycle of diligent research and analysis activity. Research is done using both online and offline resources. The study outline of this report is sketched on the following lines – global market analysis, regional market analysis, product segmentation, global and regional market analysis by product segment, market trends, M&A, R&D, competitive landscape, technology trends, and other key drivers. Current data helps in analyzing the future of the industry and is also helpful for doing market evaluations, and estimating the market size for the future. This report is uniquely researched and the methodology includes:  Need and Scope of Study  Product Definitions  Segmental Analysis  Regional Analysis  Exclusive Data Analytics  Corporate Intelligence  Feedback Right from concept to final compilation of this report, both primary and secondary research methods are applied. We have provided exclusive feedback forms/pre-release questionnaires for this report to use the information for authentication of our own findings. Secondary research includes government publications, investment research reports, web based surveys, website information of both companies and markets, and other offline resources such as print publications and CDs. Our compilation of easy to navigate PDF reports are essential value addition resources for leading and growing companies.
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 3 II. REPORT SYNOPSIS Every living being in the universe needs protein to grow. While it is true that water contributes to the largest percentage of body weight, protein is also an important contributory factor to it. This is because protein is present in every organ and muscle of the body. Protein that is present in the body does not come only from food that is ingested. In fact ingested protein is first broken down into amino acids that are then broken down into specific proteins necessary for growth. Enzymes and hormones present in the body that are responsible for specific body functions are also proteins. Amino acids are required by the body to carry out different functions that even include the functioning of the brain. Proteins are also responsible for activation and utilization of other macro and micro nutrients in the body. The amino acid can be described as a group of organic molecules that comprise of an organic R group or a side chain, which presents a solitary characteristic to the amino acid, an acidic carboxyl group represented as -COOH and a basic amino group represented as -NH2. If two or more amino acids combine the combination is known as a peptide. Proteins are made up of chains of amino acids that are linked and attached to each other with peptide bonds. There are twenty-eight such amino acids that play a vital role in maintaining the human body. While the body receives about twenty percent of these amino acids from the diet known as essential amino acids, eighty percent are made in the body itself known as non-essential amino acids. The liver is the organ responsible for the manufacture of these amino acids. All amino acids work together to provide the body with a continuous supply of nutrients that are necessary for it to carry out its functions. When the body does not receive sufficient amino acids from the food eaten, it affects its functioning leading to poor health. On the other hand too much protein in the body is also harmful. As the body makes its own proteins, a by- product called ammonia is also produced in the liver as a waste product. Too much protein in the body results in high amount of ammonia as well. The kidneys and liver then have to work harder to flush this excess ammonia out of the body. Today amino acids can be taken as a supplement that is available commercially. Amino acid supplements are usually made from animal protein, vegetable protein, or yeast. While almost all amino acids can be produced in two forms – the L and D form, it is not so in the case of glycine. L and D basically refer to manner in which the amino acid is wound up. L is the left winding amino acid and D is the right winding amino acid. Human amino acids have been found to be the L type and this is usually the preferred supplement as well. Importance of Amino Acids In dietary supplement programs amino acids are added and given due importance. Amino acids are said to be the building blocks for good health as they are comprised of essential proteins. Conversely it could be pointed out that the very existence of proteins is dependent on the specific combination of amino acids. When amino acids get reduced or are found to be missing, there is a commensurate reduction in the
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 4 effectiveness of other amino acids. The human body requires sufficient protein intake for almost every bit of development. It could be for healthy body fluids, hair growth, nails, glands, organs, tendons, ligaments and strong muscles. The maximum part of a person’s body weight after water is seen to be protein, hence it could be concluded that for the maintenance of good health the body needs proteins. It could also be reiterated that the CNS is unable to perform efficiently if amino acids are absent. The brain requires amino acids for the receipt and dispatching of information. It could be emphasized that each cell in the human body contains protein. The body’s dry weight consists of proteins to an extent of 50%. Protein is present in hormones and enzymes. In fact blood, cartilage, bone and muscle are all comprised of a good amount of proteins. Proteins help the muscles to hold water and are essential for contraction. Skin and hair are provided with a protective coating. Bones and teeth attain their robustness through proteins. Proteins help in the regeneration of tissue. The water content and acid-balance is regulated through the presence of proteins. Antibodies are also produced in the body with the help of proteins. Segmentation of Amino Acids Exhibit 1. Segmentation of Amino Acids Market by Type and Application Type Application Glutamate Feed Additives Methionine Food Ingredients Lysine Nutraceutical/Pharmaceutical Branched Chain Amino Acids *Other (2) Phenylalanine *Other (1) * (1) Other includes Tryptophan, Threonine, etc. * (2) Other includes Anti-Aging, Cosmetology, and Research and Development. © RIT, 2013
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 5 Global Market Analysis Value Market Analysis Global Amino Acids market is projected to reach about US$XX.XX billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX% during the analysis period 2000-2020. Exhibit 2. Amino Acids (2000-2010) – Global Market Analysis (Historic, Current & Future) in US$ Billion Year Value 2000 XX.XX 2001 XX.XX 2002 XX.XX 2003 XX.XX 2004 XX.XX 2005 XX.XX 2006 XX.XX 2007 XX.XX 2008 XX.XX 2009 XX.XX 2010 XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 US$ Billion
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 6 Exhibit 3. Amino Acids (2011-2020) – Global Market Analysis (Historic, Current & Future) in US$ Billion Year Value 2011 XX.XX 2012 XX.XX 2013 XX.XX 2014 XX.XX 2015 XX.XX 2016 XX.XX 2017 XX.XX 2018 XX.XX 2019 XX.XX 2020 XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Billion
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 7 Volume Market Analysis Global volume of Amino Acids is projected to reach about XX.XX million metric tons by 2020 from an estimated XX.XX million metric tons in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX% during the analysis period 2000-2020. Exhibit 4. Amino Acids (2000-2010) – Global Volume Analysis (Historic, Current & Future) in Thousand Metric Tons Year Volume 2000 XX.XX 2001 XX.XX 2002 XX.XX 2003 XX.XX 2004 XX.XX 2005 XX.XX 2006 XX.XX 2007 XX.XX 2008 XX.XX 2009 XX.XX 2010 XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 US$ Million
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 8 Exhibit 5. Amino Acids (2011-2020) – Global Volume Analysis (Historic, Current & Future) in Thousand Metric Tons Year Volume 2011 XX.XX 2012 XX.XX 2013 XX.XX 2014 XX.XX 2015 XX.XX 2016 XX.XX 2017 XX.XX 2018 XX.XX 2019 XX.XX 2020 XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Million
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 9 III. MARKET DYNAMICS MARKET OVERVIEW Market Growth Factors There has been a substantial increase in the demand for amino acids in the last thirty years or so. There is a steady 5-10% growth rate in the market. It is estimated that in that last ten years the market demand for amino acids has doubled. L-lysine, which is used as an additive in animal feed, has shown a sharp increase in demand. It is estimated that the global market for L-lysine has increased almost 20 times in the past twenty years. There are other amino acids that are now available in the market such as L-threonine, L- aspartate and L-phenylalanine. Specifically, L-aspartate and L-phenylalanine are used for the synthesis of a sweetener known as Aspartame. Among the amino acids available in the market, L-Glutamate is still the most popular one followed by L- lysine and D,L-methionine. The prices of amino acids are often affected by the dynamics in the market. The increase in the efficiency of the fermentation technology can lead to the development of cheaper goods and thereby increase the overall demand. Subsequently, there is bound to be large-scale production of these products which will lower the costs even more. However, despite these trends in the market, the supply of amino acids such as L-lysine to be used as feed additives will compete with soybean meal which is a natural source of L-lysine. Therefore, there are bound to be fluctuations in the market demand for amino acids based on the yield of crops. The quantity of production of amino acids is also a determinant of its cost. Amino acids that are produced on a large-scale are bound to be inexpensive. The price factor also plays a role in the location of the production plants. The location of the production plants is governed by the chief dynamics of price of the carbon source and the local market. There are large L-glutamate production plants in different parts of the world specifically in the countries of the Far East such as Thailand and Indonesia. However, as far as the location of the production plants of L-lysine are concerned, the situation is different. Since one-third of the global market for this product is concentrated in North America, one-third of the L-lysine production plants are located there. The location of these plants in this area is also driven by the availability of maize as a feedstock material for the process of fermentation. Most of the time, the companies that are producers of L-lysine are linked to the maize milling industry in various capacities either as producers, in joint ventures or as suppliers of cheap sugar. This is indicative of the fact that commercialization of amino acid production is undergoing rapid change and growth under the influence of the various global interactions. Presently more and more people are making use of amino acids to maintain their figure. Beauty conscious people such as fashion models are resorting to them. It can be thus seen that amino acids do have an immense potential in the area of body fitness programs. There is an increasing trend at present to incorporate amino acids in body soaps, rinses and shampoos. Such products that contain amino acids do certainly have advantages to improve the general fitness of the body. Global Volume of Amino Acids is projected at XX.XX million metric tons in 2020 from an estimated XX.XX million metric tons in 2012. China is the largest producer of Amino Acids with an estimated volume of XX.XX million metric tons in 2012. Latin America is projected to have the highest growth rate (XX.XX %) during the analysis period (2005-2020).
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 10 Exhibit 6. Amino Acids (2000-2010) – Global Volume Analysis (Historic, Current & Future) by Geographic Region for China, North America, *Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Rest of World in Thousand Metric Tons Year/Region China North America Asia - Pacific Europe Latin America Rest of World Total 2000 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2001 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2002 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2003 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2004 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2005 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2006 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2007 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2008 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2009 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2010 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 *Excludes China 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 US$ Million China North America Asia - Pacific Europe Latin America Rest of World
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 11 Exhibit 7. Amino Acids (2011-2020) – Global Volume Analysis (Historic, Current & Future) by Geographic Region for China, North America, *Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Rest of World in Thousand Metric Tons Year/Region China North America Asia - Pacific Europe Latin America Rest of World Total 2011 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2012 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2013 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2014 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2016 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2017 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2018 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2019 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 *Excludes China 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Million China North America Asia - Pacific Europe Latin America Rest of World
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 12 Exhibit 8. Amino Acids (2000, 2015 & 2020) – Global Volume Market Shares (Historic, Current & Future) by Geographic Region for China, North America, *Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Rest of World in Thousand Metric Tons Year/Region China North America Asia - Pacific Europe Latin America Rest of World Total 2000 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 13 Demand Analysis Global demand for Amino Acids was US$ XX.XX billion in 2012 in terms of value and slightly more than XX.XX million lbs in terms of quantity. Demand for Amino Acids is projected to increase to US$ XX.XX billion in 2020 and XX.XX million lbs in terms of quantity. Exhibit 9. Amino Acids– Global Demand Analysis (2000-2010) in US$ Billion and in Million Lbs Year Demand in US$ Billion Demand in Million lbs 2000 XX.XX XX.XX 2001 XX.XX XX.XX 2002 XX.XX XX.XX 2003 XX.XX XX.XX 2004 XX.XX XX.XX 2005 XX.XX XX.XX 2006 XX.XX XX.XX 2007 XX.XX XX.XX 2008 XX.XX XX.XX 2009 XX.XX XX.XX 2010 XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 US$ Billion Medical Research Agriculture/AnimalHusbandry
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 14 Exhibit 10. Amino Acids– Global Demand Analysis (2011-2020) in US$ Billion and in Million Lbs Year Demand in US$ Billion Demand in Million lbs 2011 XX.XX XX.XX 2012 XX.XX XX.XX 2013 XX.XX XX.XX 2014 XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX 2016 XX.XX XX.XX 2017 XX.XX XX.XX 2018 XX.XX XX.XX 2019 XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 US$ Billion Medical Research Agriculture/AnimalHusbandry
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 15 Exhibit 11. Amino Acids– Global Demand Market Shares (2000, 2015 & 2020) in US$ Billion and in Million Lbs Year Demand in US$ Billion Demand in Million lbs 2000 XX.XX XX.XX 2015 XX.XX XX.XX 2020 XX.XX XX.XX CAGR% XX.XX XX.XX © RIT Figures, 2013
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 16 IV. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH Exhibit 12. List of Amino Acids by Application, Method of Production and Production in Tons/Year (2006) Application Amino Acid Method of Production Production in Tons/Year Feed Additives Lysine Fermentation XX.XX Methionine Chemical Synthesis XX.XX Threonine Fermentation XX.XX Tryptophan Fermentation XX.XX Food Ingredient Glutamate Fermentation XX.XX Glycine Chemical Synthesis XX.XX Aspartate Enzymatic Catalysis XX.XX Phenylalanine Fermentation XX.XX Cysteine Fermentation, reduction XX.XX Alanine Fermentation, Extraction XX.XX Pharmaceutical Cystine Fermentation, Extraction XX.XX Arginine Fermentation, Extraction XX.XX Leucine Fermentation, Extraction XX.XX Valine Fermentation, Extraction XX.XX Isoleucine Fermentation, Extraction XX.XX (Source- Research Centre Jülich, Germany) Segmentation by Application Feed Additives Amino Acids in Animal Nutrition Intensive research is being carried on in the realm of nutrition of farm animals and amino acid metabolism. In 1994 a book was published entitled Amino Acids in Farm Animal Nutrition. During the period since its publication a lot of progress has been made and now the subject of amino acid nutrition encompasses a more comprehensive outlook. It now recognizes a more wide range of animals which includes companion animals. In the latest version of the book the addition of more chapters renders strength to the first version and the introduction of articles by authors brings fresh vision and concepts on pets such as dogs and cats. The thematically organized book has an addition of chapters by way of a general nature and in the introduction part of the book. Several animal species have been covered and the chapters give a new perspective to animals that include ruminants, poultry and pigs. Food Ingredients Monosodium Glutamate Glutamate is a free amino acid found in ample quantities within the cytoplasm of bacteria. Despite this, the glutamate producers need to ensure that glutamate produced by the bacteria is more than the quantities
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 17 that are required for normal metabolic activities of the bacteria, and the bacteria eventually excretes this excess amount of glutamate into the culture broth. Even though researchers have put in forty years to understand the mechanism that prompts C. glutamicum to produce and excrete glutamate, the exact mechanism of the bioprocess is yet to be understood clearly. This research has, however, indicated involvement of some specific physiological reactions in the process. These traits include a conspicuous reduction in α- ketoglutarate dehydrogenase activity during production of glutamate, biotin auxotrophy of glutamate producing strains of bacteria, and increased tendency of the bacteria for exporting glutamate, possibly through a specific transporter. MSG - Industrial Production Process MSG is produced through various processes by industries. The processes differ in each company manufacturing MSG. These processes are exclusive and proprietary in nature. There are a few general patterns in these processes. A fed-batch type process is used most often. Fermentation forms an integral part of this process. Sugar is added when the fermentation process is on, unlike in batch process, where all ingredients are present when the process starts. Other Anti-aging Effect of Amino Acids The craze for anti-aging solutions that make a person look younger has increased of late. Consequently, combat against premature aging has been in the forefront in cosmetology research. A range of products are in the market including age reversing skin creams, collagen fillers, anti-wrinkle solutions, and many more to give them a face lift. Recent findings by researchers associated with skin care industry indicate that certain amino acids may prove to be effective in anti-aging. The latest product available for consumers is amino acid formulations that can combat aging process. But consumers of these varieties of skin care products containing amino acids must take enough precaution to discriminate between good and poor quality products. Some have been developed after intense research, while others are not. Amino Acids in Cosmetology There is an increasing trend at present to incorporate amino acids in body soaps, rinses and shampoos. Such products that contain amino acids do certainly have advantages to improve the general fitness of the body. Therefore the importance of amino acids in cosmetics is heartening to women. Among NMFs or natural moisturizing factors amino acids do find an important niche. As the epidermal cells die they turn into the stratum corneum. Thus the proteins in the cells suffer degradation to amino acids and get moved to the stratum corneum. Approximately 50% of the NMF in the skin is comprised of amino acids and PCA or pyrrolidone carboxylic acid. PCA is extracted from glutamate which is an amino acid. The cosmetic ingredient known as collagen is said to contain several various amino acids and is thus the product of choice to keep the skin moisturized and supple. Amino Acids and Environment Soaps and detergents are used and the discharge finds its way into sewage. This needs to be biodegradable. Even if the discharge is pumped into rivers, lakes or sea it will not cause harm to the environment as long as microorganisms consume and degrade them into water and carbon dioxide. Amino acids are components
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 18 of living matter and can easily return to nature. Of late detergents are being manufactured by conjugating fatty acids to amino acids. The amino acids like glycine and glutamate are processed and are being used extensively. In the modern world, amino acid-derived materials are entering rapidly into the everyday life of the common man. Amino Acid Supplements Under certain conditions, taking supplements containing amino acids becomes essential. They are usually available commercially in combination with multivitamin formulas. These amino acids are prepared in the pharmaceutical industry by hydrolyzing animal protein, vegetable protein, or yeast protein. The amino acid supplements should be in L-forms as found in the body. However, taking such amino acid formulations should not be continued for a prolonged period. Preferably, one can take them for two months, discontinue for the next two months, and then resume. This is, according to researchers, to avoid accumulation of certain amino acids to toxic levels. Therefore, the amino acid supplements should be taken only as per the specific directions of one’s physician. It is also important that such amino acid supplements should not be administered to a child. Amino acids that are present in their free form do not require digestion and are absorbed immediately into the body. However, this is not the case with amino acids that are taken as a supplement. When taking amino acid supplements it is best to take vitamin C or ascorbic acid and vitamin B 6 as well, as these vitamins aid in the absorption of the amino acid. Another factor to be noted is that amino acid supplements must not be taken in large doses, as this could result in toxicity thereby causing harm to the body. This is so particularly in the case of aspartic acid, homocysteine, serine, glutamic acid, and tryptophan. Other Amino Acids are:  Acetyl L Carinitine Arginate  Alpha-aminoadipic acid  Alpha-amino-N-butyric acid  Beta-alanine  Beta-amino-isobutyric acid  Carnosine is a potent antioxidant  The amino acid known as citrulline was first isolated from the watermelon and is available as citrulline amino acid supplement in the market. It derives its name from the Latin word citrullus which means watermelon.  The gamma-amino butyric acid also known as GABA acts as a neurotransmitter and inhibits the nerve cells from getting excessively roused. This brings about a relaxed feeling to the mind and it is advisable to take it when the stomach is empty. In many neurological disorders and for the modulation of networks in the hindbrain, midbrain and forebrain the need is seen of GABAergic neurotransmission.  hydroxyproline
  • RITMIR016: Amino Acids – A Market Insight Report, July 2013 © RI Technologies - www.researchimpact.com Sample Page - 19  1-methylhistidine  3-methylhistidine  The N Acetyl L Cysteine is also an amino acid and it is available as a supplement in the market.  Ornithine  PABA or Para-aminobenzoic acid is also considered a B vitamin.  phosphoserine INDUSTRY OUTLOOK Global Amino Acids market is projected to reach about US$XX.XX billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ XX.XX billion in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX % during the analysis period 2000-2020. Global volume of Amino Acids is projected to reach about XX.XX million metric tons by 2020 from an estimated XX.XX million metric tons in 2012, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX.XX% during the analysis period 2000-2020. China, the leading market (XX.XX% of global market share in 2020) for Amino Acids presently is projected to manage the leading position during the analysis period with its share dropping to XX.XX% by 2020. North America is the fastest growing (almost 8% during 2000-2020) market for Amino Acids, and is projected to gain dominance over China by the end of the analysis period. The production of amino acids in the laboratories using different biotechnological techniques marks the development and coordination of science and technology. The demand for amino acid production is huge and constant improvement in the field is always desired for cost effective and high yield production strategies. The new findings like the existence of specific export carriers or cyclic fluxes within the anapleurotic reactions are to be exploited maximum for better production of the amino acid. The strain development, the fermentation process and the new science of metabolic engineering are to be closely coordinated for the advantageous production of the amino acid from the available sources…. About RI Technologies RI Technologies is a premier source of market research on the Biotechnology & Healthcare sector. We emphasize on factual insights and forecasts with maximum global coverage. RI Technologies is constantly monitoring the biotechnology & Healthcare industry, tracking market trends, and forecasting industry based on specialized analysis. The life sciences sector is an ever growing marketplace with emerging technologies in areas of discovery, design and development. Research – As Good as the Methodology is!
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