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L-Carnitine

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Description

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for L-Carnitine in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2008 through 2017. The report profiles 56 companies including many key and niche players such as AIDP, Inc., Ajinomoto AminoScience, LLC, Alfa Aesar, Biosynth AG, Lonza Group Limited, Ningbo Honor Chemtech Co., Ltd., Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd., Qingdao FTZ United International Inc., Shenyang Koncepnutra Co., Ltd., Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products, Inc., Wuhan Yuancheng Technology Development Co., Ltd., and Zhejiang Jiashan Chengda Pharm & Chem Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • A Primer
  • Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) Gaining Ground
  • Related Markets
  • Cosmeceuticals Market
  • Functional Foods Market
  • Industry Challenges
  • Untapped Market Potential
  • Health Claims Not Backed by Adequate Scientific Basis
  • L-carnitine End-Uses
    • Table 1: Global L-carnitine Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading End-Use Categories - Energy & Sports Drinks, Nutritional powders & Drinks, Nutritional Gels, Capsules & Tablets and Cereal & Energy Bars (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • L-carnitine Derivatives
    • Table 2: Global L-carnitine Derivatives Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Types - L-carnitine Tartrate, Base L-carnitine, L-carnitine Fumarate and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Raw Material Required for L-carnitine

2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES

  • Growing Importance in Sports Nutrition and Functional Foods Market in Japan
  • L-carnitine Making Way Into Functional Food Market of US
  • L-carnitine Drives Global Weight Management Ingredients Market
  • Rising Shift Towards Vegetarianism Restricting Availability of L-carnitine
  • L-carnitine - An Important Ingredient for Bodybuilders and Athletes

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Carnitine
  • Metabolism of Fatty Acids
  • Advantages of Carnitine
  • Possible Health Risks from Carnitine
    • Side Effects
  • Effect of Carnitine Intake on Several Diseases
    • Ageing
    • Cancer
    • AIDS and HIV
    • Type 2 Diabetes
    • End-Stage Renal Disease and Hemodialysis
    • Peripheral-Arterial and Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Male Infertility
    • Weight Loss
    • Others
  • Carnitine Deficiency
  • Usefulness of Carnitine for Infants
  • Preparations
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiological Effects
    • Effect on Bone Mass
    • Antioxidant effects
  • L-carnitine
  • Physical and Chemical Properties
  • History
  • Health Benefits of L-carnitine
    • Angina
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Heart Diseases
    • Diabetes
    • LDL Cholesterol
    • Male Infertility
    • Obesity
    • Serum Cholesterol
    • Skin Exfoliation
    • Others
  • Daily Carnitine Intake
    • Natural Presence of Carnitine in Food
    • L-carnitine Nutrition Chart for Various Food Sources including both Food of Plant Origin and Food of Animal Origin
    • Signs of Insufficient Carnitine Intake
  • Carnitine Deficiency
    • Primary Carnitine Deficiency
      • Symptoms
      • Treatment and Diagnosis
      • Genetics
    • L-carnitine Plasma Levels
  • Applications
    • Skin Care Cosmetics
    • Functional Food and Health Drinks
  • Production Technologies
    • Chemical Synthesis
    • Enzymatic Conversion
    • Microbial Fermentation
    • Asymmetric Synthesis

4. L-CARNITINE DERIVATIVES

  • Acetyl-L-carnitine
  • Acetyl-L-carnitine Hydrochloride
  • L-carnitine Fumarate
  • DL-carnitine HCl
  • L-carnitine Tartrate
  • Health Benefits of L-carnitine Tartrate
    • Brain Nerves
    • Heart
    • Immune Cells
    • Liver
    • Muscles
    • Recovery from Surgeries
    • Sperm

5. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

  • Overview of Regulatory Norms in Select World Regions
  • The United States
    • Food and Drugs Administration (FDA)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
      • Section 8(a)
      • Section 8(b)
  • Canada
  • Europe

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • Picabi, Inc. Launches L-Carnitine and Vitamins Fortified, Sparkling Coconut Water
  • Bio-Synergy Unveils Low-Calorie Nutritional Beverage, Skinny Water in UK
  • Tone Tea Launches Tone Tea Fat Burner Functional Drink in Sweden
  • HKF POLSKA Unveils Wood Juice, L-Carnitine Flavored Birch Juice in UK
  • Vieira de Castro Rolls Out Vieira Integralis, L-Carnitine Wholegrain Cookies
  • Seoul Milk Launches Ning Jang Go Na Ra Cocomong Fermented Milk
  • Del Monte Launches Fit 'n Right's Ready-to-Drink Iced Tea in Philippines
  • Northfield Laboratories Unveils Fitrum Supplements in Philippines
  • Beiersdorf Manufacturing Unveils 10 Dias Serum with L-carnitine Extract in Columbia
  • Solgar Rolls Out 1500 mg L-Carnitine Food Supplement in UK
  • XXX Energy Drinks Introduces L-Carnitine Fortified Energy Drink, Minus
  • Hewley LLC Introduces L-Carnitine Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Weider Germany Launches L-Carnitine Drink in Indian Market
  • Solgar Launches Acetyl L-Carnitine Capsules and Tablets in the US
  • Gaspari Nutrition Introduces Anavite™
  • Lonza's Carnipure™ L-carnitine and Anavite™ Combined to Enhance Endurance
  • Weider Germany GmbH Rolls Out 'Perfect Body Shake' in India
  • Sigma-tau HealthScience Launches Website for Product Promotion
  • Prolab Nutrition Introduces Cardio Blast Pre-Workout Supplement
  • FUZE Rolls Out Agave Goji Berry Flavored White Tea and Empower
  • Beverly International Unveils QUADRACAN
  • Vuka Rolls Out New Range of Energy Drinks
  • Integrative Therapeutics™ Launches Acetyl L-carnitine
  • XOWii Unveils XOWii Thin
  • Creagri Introduces New Olivenol™ livin' Dietary Supplement Range
  • SSP Rolls Out New Kaizen Seikatsu Metaboy Capsule
  • PepsiCo India Rolls Out SoBe Adrenaline Rush Energy Drink
  • Nivea to Introduce New Hair Recharge Line
  • Redux Beverages Reintroduces Cocaine™ Energy Drink
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group Launches Venom
  • Interactive Nutrition International Introduces Z-bol™

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • EVA PHARMA Inks Agreement with Lonza for Supply of Carnipure
  • Lonza Inks Agreement with Atlantic Multipower for Supply of Carnipure L-carnitine
  • New Capacity Added for L-carnitine products in Nansha
  • DSM Nutritional Products to Market Lonza's Carnichrome in US and Mexico
  • Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Gets Clearance from the Labor Ministry of Japan
  • Marshall Holdings International and Marshall Acquisition Sign Merger Agreement with Rudy Nutrition
  • Anesiva Inks Agreement with Sigma-Tau
  • Lonza Group Acquires amaxa

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • AIDP, Inc. (US)
  • Ajinomoto AminoScience, LLC (US)
  • Alfa Aesar (US)
  • Biosynth AG (Switzerland)
  • Lonza Group Limited (Switzerland)
  • Ningbo Honor Chemtech Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Qingdao FTZ United International Inc. (China)
  • Shenyang Koncepnutra Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc (US)
  • Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products, Inc. (US)
  • Wuhan Yuancheng Technology Development Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Zhejiang Jiashan Chengda Pharm & Chem Co., Ltd (China)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 3: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for L-carnitine by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for L-carnitine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Major Trends
      • Weight Loss Supplements Gain Significance in the US
      • Growth in Food Additives Market Drives Demand for Amino Acids
    • Key Players
      • Regional Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 5: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 6: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 7: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • European Companies Feel the Heat from Low-Cost Chinese Imports
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 8: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: European 10-Year Perspective for L-carnitine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Demand for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2008, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 10: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 11: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 12: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Key Regional Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 13: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 14: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 15: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 16: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • China - A Major L-carnitine Producing Nation
    • Table 17: Annual Production Capacity (Thousands Metric Tons) of Leading Chinese L-carnitine Manufacturers for Years 2007 & 2008
      • L-carnitine Foreign Trade in China
    • Key Players
      • Regional Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 18: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

  • Market Analytics
    • Table 19: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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