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Global Ergosterol Market Research Report 2017

Global Ergosterol Market Research Report 2017

Ergosterol (ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3β-ol) is a compound that belongs to the steroid family with a molecular formula of C28H44O. It is found in fungi such as Saccharomyces and Candida. This compound is an essential sterol component of fungal and protozoal cell membranes, so it is an important target of antifungal drugs and anti-trypanosomal drugs. In 1927, the relationship of ergosterol and vitamin D was discovered when it was shown that upon exposure to ultraviolet radiation, ergosterol could be used to treat rickets, a disease caused by vitamin D deficiency. It is now known that this compound is a provitamin, or a precursor to vitamin D2 or ergocalciferol.

Ergosterol production, which measures output worldwide, was expected to reach XXX kg in 2016 with an increase of XXX % from its year-earlier level. The global ergosterol market size is estimated to grow from USD XXX million in 2016 to USD XXX million by 2022, at an estimated CAGR of XXX %.

China is perceived as the leading exporter and the undisputed largest ergosterol-producing nation in the world. In 2016, China produced XXX kg of ergosterol. It is not a new development, as China has been the largest global producer of ergosterol for over 5 years.

About XXX percent of the world's ergosterol is consumed by the top three end-use sectors – Vitamin D2, Pharmaceutical, and Food Additive. Worldwide, Vitamin D2 was the largest consumer of ergosterol, which is responsible for about XXX percent of ergosterol consumption in 2016.

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 ergosterol market are Guangdong Wuzhou (China), Chengdu Yazhong (China), Xi'an Zhongying (China), etc.

Part 1. Exclusive Summary
Part 2. Methodology
2.1 Research Methodology
2.2 Geographic Scope
2.3 Years Considered
Part 3. Introduction
3.1 Definition
3.2 Applications of Ergosterol
3.3 Manufacturing Process
3.3.1 Raw Materials
3.3.2 Cost Analysis
Part 4. Market Overview
4.1 Global Ergosterol Market, by Volume 2012-2017
4.1.1 Overview
4.1.2 Global Ergosterol Market, by Volume, by Company
4.1.3 Top 3 Companies by Volume Share
4.2 Global Ergosterol Market, by Revenue 2012-2017
4.2.1 Overview
4.2.2 Global Ergosterol Market, by Revenue, by Company
4.2.3 Top 3 Companies by Revenue Share
Part 5. Segmentation by Application
5.1 Overview
5.2 VD2
5.3 Pharmaceutical
5.4 Agrochemical
Part 6. Segmentation by Region
6.1 Global Ergosterol Volume by Region
6.1.1 North America
6.1.2 Europe
6.1.3 Asia-Pacific
6.1.4 The Middle East and Africa
6.2 Global Ergosterol Revenue by Region
6.2.1 North America
6.2.2 Europe
6.2.3 Asia-Pacific
6.2.4 The Middle East and Africa
Part 7. Ergosterol Market Forecast
7.1 Global Ergosterol Market Size 2017-2022
7.2 Global Ergosterol Market by Region 2017-2022
7.2.1 North America
7.2.2 Europe
7.2.3 Asia-Pacific
7.2.4 The Middle East and Africa
7.3 Global Ergosterol Market by Application 2017-2022
Part 8. Company Profiles
8.1 Chengdu Yazhong (China)
8.1.1 Business Overview
8.1.2 Products Offered
8.1.3 Financials
8.2 Guangdong Wuzhou (China)
8.2.1 Business Overview
8.2.2 Products Offered
8.2.3 Financial Performance
8.3 Binhai Weijia (China)
8.3.1 Business Overview
8.3.2 Products Offered
8.3.3 Financial Performance
8.4 Yunnan Mingwei (China)
8.4.1 Business Overview
8.4.2 Products Offered
8.4.3 Financial Performance
8.5 Xi'an Zhongying (China)
8.4.1 Business Overview
8.4.2 Products Offered
8.4.3 Financial Performance
8.6 Vita-Solar Biotechnology (China)
8.6.1 Business Overview
8.6.2 Products Offered
8.6.3 Financial Performance
Part 9. Market Dynamics
9.1 Market Drivers
9.1.1 Rising Demand
9.1.2 Increase in R&D Investments
9.2 Market Constraints
9.2.1 Entry Barriers
9.2.2 Exchange Rate
9.3 Market Strategies
Part 10. Feasibility of New Project
10.1 Basis and Presumptions
10.2 New Project in China
Part 11. Appendix
11.1 Abbreviations
11.2 Disclaimer

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