Cysteine is a non-essential amino acid that can usually be synthesized by the human body under normal conditions. In our markets,L-cysteine is used as an antioxidant and as a media supplement. 

Market Dynamics:
 L-cysteine is primarily manufactured by hydrolysis of poultry feathers or hog hair. Synthetic materials are produced using fermentation.

Up Stream Materials/Building Blocks:
​Plant based: Glucose/Corn sugar/Fructose and E.coli
Animal based: Feathers and Hair

Down Stream Materials Cysteine:

Animal Feed

Energy Drinks