Lysine and Other Amino Acids Market - Global Industry
Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 –
100 Page Report
Global Lysine and Other Amino Acids Market to be Driven by
Rising Demand for Meat in Developing Countries
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Lysine and Other Amino Acids Market
Among all the essential amino acids, lysine is an important one as it is required for maintaining good
health. Lysine contains a positively charged É›-amino group and acts as a building block for proteins. In
plants, lysine is synthesized from aspartic acid; however, lysine is not naturally produced in animals or
humans. The natural alternative for lysine is soybean; however, industrial lysine has more advantages over
it. Lysine has the same nutritive value that of soybean but it is an economical option for animal feed. Thus,
production of lysine and other amino acids is an emerging industry, which is expected to grow significantly
in the near future.
The Global Lysine and Other Amino Acids Market Is Expected To Touch US$5.9 Billion Till 2018
In 2011the global lysine and other amino acids market was worth US$3.5 billion and is anticipated to reach
US$5.9 billion by the end of 2018, with a promising 9.1% CAGR from 2012 to 2018. In terms of volume, the
global lysine and other amino acids market stood at 1,696.9 kilo tons in 2011. The volume of this market is
expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2013 to 2018, allowing it to reach an output of 2,518.0 kilo tons
Advantages of lysine over soybean, ban on blood meal and bone meal in many religions, and growth in
global meat consumption are considered as the driving factors of the global lysine and other...