Astaxanthin Industry Share , Size , Share , Growth & Research Report 2016 : Radiant Insights , Inc
This report provides detailed analysis of worldwide markets for Astaxanthin from 2011-2016 , and provides extensive market forecasts ( 2016-2021 ) by region / country and subsectors . It covers the key technological and market trends in the Astaxanthin market and further lays out an analysis of the factors influencing the supply / demand for Astaxanthin , and the opportunities / challenges faced by industry participants . It also acts as an essential tool to companies active across the value chain and to the new entrants by enabling them to capitalize the opportunities and develop business strategies .
Astaxanthin is a keto-carotenoid . It belongs to a larger class of chemical compounds known as terpenes , which are built from five carbon precursors ; isopentenyl diphosphate ( or IPP ) and dimethylallyl diphosphate ( or DMAPP ). Astaxanthin is classified as a xanthophyll ( originally derived from a word meaning " yellow leaves " since yellow plant leaf pigments were the first recognized of the xanthophyll family of carotenoids ), but currently employed to describe carotenoid compounds that have oxygencontaining moities , hydroxyl ( -OH ) or ketone ( C = O ), such as zeaxanthin and canthaxanthin .
Indeed , astaxanthin is a metabolite of zeaxanthin and / or canthaxanthin , containing both hydroxyl and ketone functional groups . Like many carotenoids , astaxanthin is a colorful , lipid-soluble pigment . This colour is due to the extended chain of conjugated ( alternating double and single ) double bonds at the centre of the compound . This chain of conjugated double bonds is also responsible for the antioxidant function of astaxanthin ( as well as other carotenoids ) as it results in a region of decentralized electrons that can be donated to reduce a reactive oxidizing molecule .
Global Astaxanthin Industry Report 2016 , has been prepared based on the synthesis , analysis , and interpretation of information about the global Astaxanthin market collected from specialized sources . The report covers key technological developments in the recent times and profiles leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies . The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players . The major players in the global Astaxanthin market areDSM , BASF , Zhejiang NHU .
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America , Europe , Asia-Pacific , Middle East and Africa and Rest of World . In this sector , global competitive landscape and supply / demand pattern of Astaxanthin industry has been provided .
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Part 1 . Scope of Report 1.1 Research Methodology