In the Market – Glutamine in short position June 2015

Suddenly Glutamine has disappeared from European stocks for June delivery. It has been we think, a combination of low and uncertain prices that has delayed shipments to Europe. Not only China is short but Daesang, Korea have limited stocks for … Continue reading

China Produces L-Cysteine by fermentation

China is  producing L-Cysteine using fermentation. The process starts with  L-2-amino-delta2-thiazoline-4-carboxylic acid and then fermentation to Cystine and Electrolysis to L-Cysteine. This is different from the Wacker Process and so patent infringement is not an issue with Wacker. Acerchem Shanghai are keeping … Continue reading