WACKER, produces the amino acid cysteine for the first time via fermentation
from non-animal and non-human raw materials. This patented process eliminates
all concerns regarding materials originating from human and animal sources
(e.g. BSE and other related issues). Cysteine is one of the 20 natural amino
acids and, beside methionine, the only one which contains sulfur.
Cysteine is used in pharmaceutical, food and cosmetic applications and is
available from WACKER in different qualities for pharmaceutical and food