Chitin and Chitosan - Global Strategic Business Report

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Dublin, Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fz5f89/chitin_and) has announced the addition of the "Chitin and Chitosan - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chitin and Chitosan in Metric Tons. The market for Chitin is analyzed by the following Derivatives: Glucosamine, Chitosan, and Others. The market for Chitosan is analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Water Treatment, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Food & Beverages, Healthcare/Medical, Agrochemicals, Biotechnology, Pulp & Paper, Textile Finishes, Photography Products, and Miscellaneous. 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 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 31 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Biopolymers AS, Biothera, Inc., CarboMer, Inc., Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd., Meron Biopolymers, Primex Ehf, QBas Co., Ltd., and Zhejiang Candorly Pharmaceutical 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.


Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Introduction to Biopolymers I-3
  • Chitin: I-4
  • Glucosamine - A Major Derivative of Chitin I-4
  • Chitosan I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • Current and Future Analysis II-1
  • Chitin Derivatives II-1
  • Chitosan Market by End-Use II-2

2. MARKET DYANMICS II-3

  • Glucosamine Applications Extend Beyond Joint Health Segment II-3
  • New Innovations in the Medical Textiles Industry II-3
  • Potential Applications of Chitin and Chitosan II-3
  • Factors Curbing Market Growth II-6

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-7

  • Introduction to Biopolymers II-7
  • Applications of Biopolymers II-7
  • Degradation: No more a Problem with Biopolymers II-7
  • Synthesis of Biopolymers II-7
  • Forms of Biopolymers II-8
  • Starch and Glucose II-8
  • Linear Biopolymers II-8
  • Chitin and Chitosan: Most Common Form of Natural Biopolymers II-8
  • Chitin II-8
  • Chitosan II-9
  • Evolution of Chitin and Chitosan II-9
  • Chitin and Chitosan at a Glance II-9
  • Features II-9
  • Solubility II-10
  • Chitin and Chitosan: The Chemical Structure II-10
  • Physical Forms of Chitosan and its Applications II-10
  • Production Process II-11
  • Structure of Chitin and Chitosan II-11
  • Chitin II-11
  • Chitosan II-11
  • Properties of Chitin and Chitosan II-12
  • Chitin II-12
  • Chitosan II-12
  • Sources of Extraction II-13
  • Chitin II-13
  • One of the Nature's Most Common Organic Compound II-13
  • Chitin Extraction II-14
  • From Shells II-14
  • Industrial Manufacturing Process II-14

4. END-USE APPLICATIONS: A BROAD SPECTRUM II-15

  • General Applications II-15
  • Areas of Growth II-17
  • Glucosamine - A Major Derivative of Chitin II-17
  • Uses of Glucosamine II-18
  • Production Process II-18
  • Glucosamine Combats Arthritis? II-18
  • Diverse Views on Use of Glucosamine/Chondroitin for Treating Osteoarthritis II-19
  • Glucosamine for Back Pain II-19
  • Water Treatment II-20
  • Chitin in Water Treatment II-20
  • Chitosan in Water Treatment II-20
  • Chitosan and Chitin in Textiles Industry II-21
  • Cosmetics and Toiletries II-21
  • As a better Substitute to Chemical Formulations II-21
  • Chitin as a Moisturizing Agent II-22
  • In Hair Care Products II-22
  • Growing Use of Chitin II-22
  • Chitosan in Cosmetics and Toiletries II-22
  • Food & Beverages II-24
  • In Retention of Flavor II-24
  • As an Anti-Cholesterol Agent II-24
  • Chitin As a Fat Substitute to 'Olestra' II-25
  • Use of Chitosan in Food & Beverages II-25
  • As a Food Preservative II-25
  • Chitosan Inhibits Clostridium Perfringens Spore Germination II-25
  • As a Fat Trapper II-25
  • Cleansing Digestive Tract II-25
  • Reducing High Blood Pressure II-26
  • Agrochemicals II-26
  • Builds up Plant Immune System II-26
  • Chitosan in Agrochemicals II-26
  • Health Care/Medical II-26
  • In Treating Diseases II-27
  • In Wound Dressing II-27
  • As Surgical Sutures II-27
  • In Pharmaceuticals II-27
  • Chitin in Health Care/Medical II-28
  • Chitosan in Health Care/Medical II-28
  • Cell Culture II-29
  • Miscellaneous Applications II-30
  • In Affinity Chromatography and as an Adsorbent II-30
  • In Enhancing Foaming Properties of Proteins II-30
  • In Paper Formation II-30
  • Other Industries Using Chitin II-30
  • Observations Highlighting Chitin Properties II-31

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-36

  • Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals Unveils New Life Naturals II-36
  • Forum Health to Launch Glucosamine Hydrochloride Supplement II-36
  • University of Missouri Develops Biodegradable and Edible Films II-36
  • Kitozyme Unveils KiOnutrime-Cs and KiOnutrime-CG II-36
  • HemCon Medical Technologies Rolls Out Chitogauze Dressing Platform II-36
  • Organic Growing Systems Develops Organisan II-YS™ II-37
  • Hokkaido Soda to Roll Out Cell-Culture Mediums Trail Samples II-37
  • Pharma Base Introduces Osamine™ Pharmaceutical Grade Glucosamine II-37
  • Ethical Naturals Launches Green-Grown II-37
  • Dr. Organics Unveils Body Shot II-37
  • Shiseido Develops Hyaluronic Acid Molecule II-37

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-38

  • Chitinor Takes Over Marine Biopolymers Chitosan Business of BASF II-38
  • Cargill Secures Patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office II-38
  • Bioniche Inks Supply Agreement with MedTrade II-38
  • Bioniche Enters into a Distribution Deal with Mueller Medical II-38
  • Clariant Enters Into a Partnership Agreement with KitoZyme II-39
  • CIFT Inks a MoU with Uniloids Biosciences II-39
  • Spencer and Polyvalor Enter into Agreement II-39
  • Medtronic Acquires Chitosan-Dextran Gel Technology from Adelaide Research & Innovation, Robinson Squidgel and Otago Innovation II-39
  • MatsyaFed Commences Commercial Manufacturing of Chitosan Capsules II-39
  • EFSA Rejects Majority of Glucosamine Claims II-40

7. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-41

  • Koyo Chemical to Expand Product Portfolio II-41
  • HaloSource Opens New Production Facility in India II-41
  • HaloSource® Obtains Environmental Protection Agency Registration for HaloPure BR® Technology II-41
  • HemCon Medical Technologies Signs Collaborative Development Agreement with ProMetic BioSciences II-41
  • Netech, Nihon Pharmaceutical and Yaizu Suisankagaku Industry Ink Agreement II-42
  • HemCon Medical Technologies and Zimmer Dental Ink Agreement II-42
  • Cargill Partners with Elations II-42
  • Navamedic Inks Agreement with Queisser Pharma II-43
  • Archimedes Development Acquires Fennopharma II-43
  • Lescarden Receives First Poly-NAG Order from Pascual Laboratories II-43
  • HemCon Medical Technologies Selects SanguiBioTech's ChitoSkin Technology II-43
  • Navamedic Divests ChitiNor to Seagarden II-44

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-45

  • Advanced Biopolymers AS (Norway) II-45
  • CarboMer, Inc. (US) II-45
  • Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH (Germany) II-45
  • Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-45
  • Meron Biopolymers (India) II-46
  • Primex Ehf (Iceland) II-46
  • Zhejiang Candorly Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (China) II-46

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-48


III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. REST OF WORLD


IV. Competitive Landscape


Companies Mentioned

  • Advanced Biopolymers AS (Norway)
  • Bannawach Bio-Line Co., Ltd. (Thailand)hina)
  • Ethical Naturals, Inc. (USA)
  • FMC Biopolymer - Novamatrix (Norway)
  • Golden-Shell Biochemical Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Kunpoong Bio Co., Ltd. (Korea)
  • Lescarden, Inc. (USA)
  • Marinard Biotech (Canada)
  • Shanghai Nicechem Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Uniloids Biosciences Pvt., Ltd. (India)


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