L-Cysteine Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2018 - 2026

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L-cysteine is amino acid and endures reaction to custom acrucial anti-oxidant termed glutathione. The amino acid is building blocks of muscles and is most ideal constituent in health nutrition. In the human body L-cysteine can be bio-synthesized and it can perform as radical scavenger and reducing agent. L-cysteine is highly used in cosmetics, food supplements and pharmaceuticals. The outmoded method of L-cysteine manufacturing is extraction from human hair and the feathers.

Market Dynamics

Owing to increase in dietary and pharmaceutical supplements the market is observing substantial growth. Growing demand for health care products and food products also contribute to the growth of this market. However, vegan consumer's inclinations towards synthetic method of L-cysteine production, the cost of production of artificial L-cysteine and accessibility of better substitutes for L-cysteine are major factors which curb the demand for L-cysteine.

Market Classification

The market can be bifurcated on the basis of grade, industrial use, application, and geography. By grade, L-Cysteine market can be segmented into food grade, tech grade and pharma grade. By industrial use, L-Cysteine market can be segmented into food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. By application, L-Cysteine market can be segmented into conditioner, flavor enhancer, reducing agent and radical scavenger. On the basis of geography, the L-Cysteine market can be segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia-Pacific.

Report Coverage


L-Cysteine Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

Grade, Industrial Use, Application, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis,

Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

Some of the major players involved in L-Cysteine market include Merck and Co., Inc., Wacker Chemie AG, Ajinomoto Pte. Ltd, Nippon Rika Co. Ltd, Donboo Amino Acid Co. Ltd and Wuxi Bikang Bioengineering Co., Ltd., among others.

Market Segmentation

Market By Grade

  • Food Grade
  • Tech Grade
  • Pharma Grade

Market By Industrial Use

  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics

Market By Application

  • Conditioner
  • Flavor Enhancer
  • Reducing Agent
  • Radical Scavenger

Market By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Chile
    • Rest of LATAM
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of MEA


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